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Tuuka Rask finally explains why he chose to retire

Published April 1, 2022 at 0:14
BY S. HARPER
If you are hockey fan, it was awesome to see goaltender Tuuka Rask return to the lineup this season, If you were a Boston Bruins fan you were like a kid in the candy store.

Unfortunately it wasn't all rainbows and lollipops for Rask when he made his NHL return. Rask struggled and realized it was time to call it a Career.

Prior to last nights game against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden, Rask met with the Bruins media and explained what led to his decision to officially call it a career.

It was time to be honest with yourself," the 35-year old Rask said. "I could have kept pushing, but what's the benefit of me playing at 60 percent I figured it was more beneficial for everybody to call it. I had a great career. I had no regrets.



So now that his playing days are over, what are his plans now? Fans may get a kick out of his answer.

"I'll be hanging out with sponsors, golfing and shaking hands in suites,» he explained. «I was intrigued about the business side of things anyways. I don't know what the future holds. Maybe I'll get into coaching. Maybe not. But for now, I'll be hanging out with sponsors."

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Rask has had a Hall of Fame career, which has got to sting the Toronto Maple Leafs. He will finish his career with a 306-163-66 record and is the winningest goalie in Boston Bruins franchise history.

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