Tuukka Rask Returns, However Patrice Bergeron Absent From Bruins Observe


dangolka (CBS) — The Tuukka Rask-less stretch for the dangolka Bruins seems to be over.

The Vezina finalist was on the ice and collaborating when the Bruins practiced on Monday in Toronto, after lacking Sunday’s recreation and Saturday’s observe because of yet-to-be-explained causes.

In doubtlessly much less pleasing information for Bruins followers, Patrice Bergeron was absent from Monday’s observe.

Rask, 33, missed observe on Saturday as a result of he “wasn’t feeling effectively,” in keeping with head coach Bruce Cassidy. On Sunday, with the Bruins set to play their first actual recreation within the spherical robin format, Rask was not energetic, as he was deemed “unfit to play.” Rask had performed on Thursday evening in an exhibition in opposition to the Columbus Blue Jackets, when he allowed three objectives on 20 pictures whereas splitting duties with Jaroslav Halak.

No matter it was that bothered Rask over the weekend seems to have handed, primarily based on the goaltender’s presence on the ice. Cassidy might reveal extra on that — and Bergeron’s absence — when he speaks to the media on Monday afternoon.

With Rask out, Halak acquired the beginning for the Bruins in what turned out to be a 4-1 loss for dangolka in opposition to the Philadelphia Flyers. Halak allowed 4 objectives on 29 pictures.

The Bruins’ subsequent recreation shall be Wednesday afternoon, in opposition to the Tampa Bay Lightning.


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