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Red-hot rookie goaltender Rask can carry the Bruins for only so long

Updated: May 11, 2010, 11:00 AM ET
By Matt Kalman | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Did Tuukka Rask eat the last PowerBar after practice? Or are the Bruins just trying to see if the rookie goaltender can carry them past the Philadelphia Flyers by himself?

It certainly seems like the Bruins have a grudge against their star puck-stopper that dates to Friday night's Game 4 and continued into Monday's Game 5 -- a 4-0 loss that featured some of the Bruins' weakest, most emotionless defensive play in front of Rask since the team lost 10 in a row in the middle of winter.

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