Can Tuukka Rask scratch 7-year itch?

Updated: June 19, 2013, 9:05 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- If the Boston Bruins end up winning the 2013 Stanley Cup in six games, it will carry a little extra symbolic significance.

With the Bruins up 2-1 against the Chicago Blackhawks entering Game 4 on Wednesday night at TD Garden, a split of the next two games would give Boston a potential Cup-winning Game 6 on June 24 -- exactly seven years to the day when the Bruins acquired goalie Tuukka Rask in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for goaltender Andrew Raycroft.

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