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Tuukka Rask not among Vezina Trophy finalists

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Tuukka Rask will not win the Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goalie. It will likely go to Sergei Bobrovsky, one of three finalists announced by the NHL on Wednesday. Antti Niemi and Henrik Lundqvist are the other finalists.

But as his coach noted earlier Wednesday, Rask is hunting a bigger prize. After the 4-3 Game 4 win in overtime, Rask is 13 wins from placing his mitts around the trophy he’d prefer.

“Sometimes you control what you can,” Bruins coach Claude Julien said. “What he can control right now is how well he plays and how well he’s going to continue to play through these playoffs. You aim for the big trophy, which is more important than the individual one.”

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