The schedule sets up such that the Bruins should get a large dose of Tuukka Rask to start the season. That’s good news for the team.
Two games into the season, Rask appears sharp, despite not getting much ice time during preseason games. He has allowed just two goals — total — to two of the higher-powered offenses in the Atlantic Division in Tampa Bay and Detroit, while making 59 saves.
“Tuukka’s been Tuukka,” coach Claude Julien said. “He’s just been solid, played well, made the big saves when we need him.”
The Bruins don’t play a back-to-back set until Oct. 23 and 24. That might be the first time that backup goalie Chad Johnson sees action. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.