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The Bruins have signed Jaroslav Halak to a one-year, $2.25 million contract extension.

Halak was 18-6-6 with a 2.39 GAA and .919 SV% in 31 games before the NHL season was paused. Since joining the Bruins in 2019, Halak has been among the league's best netminders. In his 71 appearances, he's gone 40-17-10 while ranking fifth in the NHL in GAA (2.36) and tied for fifth in SV% (.921). The Bruins aren't young between the pipes but the Halak--Tuukka Rask has ranked second in the league in GAA (2.49) over the last two seasons.

Source: Boston Bruins 05/4/20, 10:24 am EST

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Halak will start Thursday in Florida.

Halak allowed three goals on 34 shots in the Bruins win over the Stars last Thursday. Halak is riding a six-game winning streak, posting a solid 2.24 GAA and .916 SV%. Tonight he'll face the Panthers for the second time this season--he stopped 31 of 33 shots in a 4-2 win in Florida back in mid-December.

Source: Joe Haggerty 03/5/20, 2:02 pm EST

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Halak will start Thursday vs. the Stars.

Halak was pulled after allowing three goals on eight shots in the Bruins loss in Vancouver on Saturday. The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for Halak, who comes into Thursday's game at 7-2-0 with a 2.39 GAA and .918 SV% on home-ice. As for Dallas, they've won seven of their last nine (7-1-1) while averaging 3.00 goals per game.

Source: Steve Conroy 02/27/20, 12:11 pm EST

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Halak will start Sunday in Detroit.

Halak allowed one goal on 22 shots in the Bruins win in Chicago on Wednesday. Halak has played very well as of late, winning three in a row while giving up just four goals on 77 shots (.948 SV%). Halak has not faced the Red Wings this season but is 7-4-3 with a 2.33 GAA and .923 SV% on the road and is an obvious must-start in Detroit.

Source: @BruinsDaily 02/9/20, 12:00 pm EST

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Halak will start Wednesday in Chicago.

Halak stopped 25 of 26 shots in the Bruins win in Minnesota on Saturday. With Tuukka Rask going last night, they'll turn to Halak tonight in Chicago. He is 3-1-0 with a 2.01 GAA and .925 SV% in his last four starts and has a 2.44 GAA and .921 SV% on the road this year. Chicago really hasn't been very good at home either, losing 10 of their last 16 (6-9-1) while averaging 2.69 goals for and 3.38 goals against per game.

Source: Joe Haggerty 02/5/20, 12:03 pm EST

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Halak will start Saturday in Minnesota.

Halak stopped 27 of 29 shots in the Bruins win over the Golden Knights on January 21st. Halak went 3-3-1 with a 3.15 GAA and .886% in January and will make his 24th start of the season in game two of the Bruins back-to-back. He'll take on a Wild team that has gone 3-4-1while scoring 3.38 goals per game in their last eight.

Source: Joe McDonald 02/1/20, 4:01 pm EST

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Halak will start Tuesday vs. the Golden Knights.

Halak gave up four goals on 22 shots in the Bruins loss in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Halak has lost three of his last four outings, going 1-2-1 with a 3.22 GAA and .890 SV%. Halak's play has crumbled recently but tonight he faces a Vegas team that he has dominated since they came into the league--going 4-0-0 with a 1.71 GAA and .951 SV% in four meetings.

Source: @NHLBruins 01/21/20, 11:27 am EST

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Halak will start Thursday vs. the Penguins.

Halak allowed three goals on 27 shots after replacing an injured Tuukka Rask in the Bruins loss in Columbus on Tuesday. With Rask on IR, Halak will face the Penguins on home-ice. He is 5-2-3 with a 2.57 GAA and .912 SV% in 10 starts at the TD Garden but catches a red-hot Penguins team, so there are better options tonight.

Source: Joe Haggerty 01/16/20, 6:31 pm EST

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Halak will start Monday in Philadelphia.

Halak gave up four goals on 21 shots in the Bruins 5-4 win over the Jets last Thursday. It wasn't Halak's best night but it was still good enough to earn his 10th win of the year. The 34-year-old is 5-2-2 with a 2.09 GAA, .935 SV% and two shutouts on the road this year but the Flyers are among the best home teams in the league. They've won eight of their last 10 while scoring 3.70 goals per game on home-ice.

Source: Fluto Shinzawa 01/13/20, 1:00 pm EST

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Halak is expected to start Monday in Philadelphia.

Halak gave up four goals on 21 shots in the Bruins 5-4 win over the Jets last Thursday. It wasn't Halak's best night but it was still good enough to earn his 10th win of the year. The 34-year-old is 5-2-2 with a 2.09 GAA, .935 SV% and two shutouts on the road this year but the Flyers are among the best home teams in the league. They've won eight of their last 10 while scoring 3.70 goals per game on home-ice.

Source: Steve Conroy 01/13/20, 1:00 pm EST

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Halak will start Thursday vs. the Jets.

Halak allowed three goals on 25 shots in the Bruins loss to the Oilers last Saturday. Halak and Tuukka Rask have alternated starts for the last eight games and their goalie rotation will continue tonight vs. Winnipeg. Halak has lost three of his last four starts (1-1-2) while posting a 2.20 GAA and .927 SV%. The Jets have gone 2-0-1 while scoring 3.00 goals per game in the first three games of their road-trip.

Source: @NHLBruins 01/9/20, 12:00 pm EST

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Halak will start Tuesday in New Jersey.

Halak stopped all 26 shots that he faced in the Bruins shutout win over the Bruins last Friday. Tuukka Rask started on Sunday but they'll come back to Halak Tuesday in New Jersey. It was a much-needed outing for Halak, who had lost three of his previous four starts. Halak comes into Tuesday at 5-2-1 with a 2.12 GAA, .932 SV% and two shutouts on the road this year.

Source: @NHLBruins 12/30/19, 5:55 pm EST

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Halak will start Friday in Buffalo.

Halak surrendered four goals on 29 shots in the Bruins loss to the Predators last Sunday. Halak has lost three of their last four (1-2-1) while posting a 3.02 GAA and .887 SV%. The Bruins have been much better on home ice this season but Halak has played well away from home--going 4-2-1 with a 2.43 GAA, .924 SV% and one shutout on the road this year.

Source: @NHLBruins 12/27/19, 2:28 pm EST

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