Boston Bruins' Goalie Tuukka Rask unsatisfied over lack of playing time -NHL Update

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Boston Bruins' Goalie Tuukka Rask unsatisfied over lack of playing time -NHL Update
Not coming out in the open as often as other players, Boston Bruins' goalie, Tuukka Rask, expressed not being satisfied due to the lack of playing time he gets with the team, especially with Tim Thomas being in the scene, during an interview with on Friday, February 10, 2012.
In a previous interview with a Finnish website, Rask was reoprted to have said that he was totally unsatisfied and it looked as he even hinted at not staying with Boston Bruins anymore, but in attempts to clear up the issue, he stated that it was due to Google translation tool that caused confusion in the interpretation.
Clearing up the confusion, Rask portrayed his thinking as not wanting to remain on the bench for the remainder of his career and feeling the need to have more time in front of the net.
"That Google Translate sucks," Rask said, expressing his dissatisfaction on the issue, adding:
"I said 'Obviously I don't want to be sitting on the bench my whole career and I like it here, but obviously I want to play and sometimes you play a great game and then next game you can't play and sometimes it gets frustrating but you don't show it for the team.”
His recent views are in favour of Bruins and he has also stated that he wants to stay with Boston but wants more time on the ice, which Rask thinks is something he will eventually get.
One thing good about Boston is that no matter how well known Tim Thomas might have become late in his career, the Bruins continue to acknowledge both of their goalies as main goaltenders and do not regard anyone, including Rask, as the backup to another.
What Boston Bruins' head coach, Claude Julien, had trouble understanding is why Rask takes losses personally and gets emotional.
"He's really good and when he gets emotional he's really mad at himself," Julien said. "He loses a game in a shootout, he takes it personally".
Rask has started 20 games in the 2011-2012 National Hockey League (NHL) regular season and has 11 wins under his belt with a .932 save percentage and 2.01 goals against average, all stats being some of the best in the league.



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