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Tuukka Rask re-signs with Bruins

Updated: July 14, 2013, 5:37 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins have signed restricted free-agent goalie Tuukka Rask to an eight-year, $56 million contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Rask's salary is worth an annual cap figure of $7 million, which ties him with Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators as the league's highest paid goalie.

The 26-year-old Rask helped the Bruins reach the Stanley Cup finals against the Chicago Blackhawks this past season. He posted a 19-10-5 record, a 2.00 goals-against average, ...

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