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Rask will start Game 3 in Carolina.

Rask allowed two goals on 23 shots in the Bruins 6-2 win over the Hurricanes in Game 2. Rask has now won five straight starts while allowing just eight goals on 169 shots (.953 SV%). Now the series shifts to Carolina, where the Hurricanes are 5-0 while outscoring their opponents 22-7 in the postseason.

Source: @NHLBruins 05/14/19, 1:50 pm EST

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Rask will start Game 2 vs. the Hurricanes.

Rask allowed two goals on 31 shots in the Bruins 5-2 win over the Hurricanes in Game 1. Rask continued his strong play, extending his playoff winning streak to four games, while allowing just six goals on the last 146 shots (.959 SV%) that he has faced. Rask has gone 5-3 in eight games at the TD Garden in the postseason.

Source: @NHLBruins 05/12/19, 11:34 am EST

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Kampfer will draw into the Bruins lineup in Game 1 vs. the Hurricanes.

Kampfer has been a healthy scratch since Game 3 of the first round but will replace Charlie McAvoy in Game 1 vs. the Hurricanes. McAvoy is serving a one-game suspension for a hit to the head on Josh Anderson in Game 6 in Columbus. Kampfer had just three goals and three assists in 35 games this season.

Source: @NHLBruins 05/9/19, 10:44 am EST

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Rask wil start Game 6 in Columbus.

Rask allowed three goals on 36 shots in the Bruins 4-3 win over the Blue Jackets in Game 5. The Bruins have won two in a row with Rask stopping 72 of the last 76 shots (.947 SV%) that he has faced. Rask will look to punch the Bruins ticket into the Eastern Conference Finals with a strong outing in Columbus—he has stopped 71 of 74 shots (.960 SV%) in the two games at Nationwide Arena in this series.

Source: Amalie Benjamin 05/6/19, 12:33 pm EST

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The Bruins have signed Oskar Steen to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Steen, 21, was a sixth-round pick (No.165 overall) in 2016 and recorded 17 goals and 20 assists (37 points) in 46 games with Farjestads BK Karlstad (Sweden). The 21-year-old represented Sweden at the 2018 World Juniors, where he had two goals and two assists in seven games.

Source: Boston Bruins 05/3/19, 12:50 pm EST

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Rask will start Game 4 in Columbus.

Rask allowed two goals on 34 shots in the Bruins 2-1 loss in Columbus in Game 3. All three games in this series have been one-goal games, with Rask allowing just seven goals on 97 shots (.928 SV%). Through four road playoff games, Rask is 2-2 while stopping 123 of the 134 shots (.918 SV%).

Source: Dan Rosen 05/2/19, 4:18 pm EST

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Backes will draw into the Bruins lineup for Game 4.

Backes has been a healthy scratch since Game 5 of the Toronto series but will replace Karson Kuhlman in Game 4. Backes has one assist and nine shots on goal in his four playoff appearances this year. Backes will skate on the second line with David Backes and Jake DeBrusk.

Source: @NHLBruins 05/2/19, 1:50 pm EST

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Rask will start Game 3 in Columbus.

Rask allowed three goals on 41 shots in the Bruins 3-2 loss in double overtime of Game 2. Rask continues to play well for Boston, stopping 58 of the 63 shots (.921 SV%) that he has faced against Columbus so far—overall he has a .927 SV% in nine playoff starts. In three road starts, Rask has gone 2-1 while stopping 91 of 100 shots (.910 SV%).

Source: Matt Porter 04/30/19, 12:39 pm EST

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Kuhlman will be back in the Bruins lineup for Game 3.

This will be Kuhlman’s first game in the second-round after being a healthy scratch following the Bruins Game 7 win. Kuhlman has one assist and seven shots while averaging 10:21 TOI/gm in five games in the postseason. Kuhlman, who will skate with David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk, will replace Chris Wagner in the lineup.

Source: Joe Haggerty 04/30/19, 12:30 pm EST

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