Report: Boston signs Rask to one-year, $3.5 million deal

Christopher Colby:

Good move by the bruins. This leaves open oppurtunities for a 1st line winger and center. Krechji and Lucic are on the bubble. Need a scorer. Seguin is a few years off. 2 max. But they need help now

Originally posted on ProHockeyTalk:

Next year is shaping up to be a “prove it” season for Tuukka Rask.

The Bruins have reportedly come to terms with their young goalie a one-year, $3.5 million deal, suggesting that — with Tim Thomas on sabbatical — it’s Rask’s time to prove he’s No. 1.

Note: CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty says the deal has been agreed to “in principle.” Rask can’t officially sign until July 1 because of Boston’s cap issues (see: Chris Kelly’s contract extension.)

Rask is a solid netminder and one of the better young goalies in the league, but his ability to handle a full workload is in question. Whereas Thomas could be banked on for 55-60 starts per year, Rask has never appeared in more than 45 games in a single season.

Add in Rask’s injury woes and RFA status (he’ll be restricted again after this deal expires), and it’s easy to see why…

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