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Rask comes up huge

Rookie stands tall against one of the world's best goaltenders

Updated: April 27, 2010, 6:16 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Even before the puck dropped to start this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, the focus was clearly on goaltending.

The Bruins' Tuukka Rask was about to go head-to-head with the Sabres' Ryan Miller. It was the rookie against one of the best netminders in the world. Clearly, everyone thought Miller was the favorite.

It turned out Rask was the better goalie this time.

Statistically, both were pretty much even during the regular season even though ...

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