McLennan's Post-2-Post: Off nights for Rask and Crawford

Jamie McLennan
6/20/2013 1:57:43 AM
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Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL on TSN analyst and former NHL goaltender Jamie McLennan ranks the netminders after each game night.

Number values assigned are out of five with five being the best performance.

Corey Crawford- 2 - Rough ride for him in this game, obviously the Bruins are targeting the glove side as he was beat there on all of their goals. He made two huge saves in OT, one on a deflection on Bergeron and a right pad save on Marchand off the draw that ended up allowing Chicago to go down and score the game winner. People will focus on the glove goals, but the ability to continue to battle despite an off night carries weight.

Tuukka Rask - 2 - Had a lot of weird goals where there were second shots and scrambles in front of him. The game plan is to get traffic in front of him and make life tough in his crease and that's what the Hawks did. The game-winning goal was a screen shot that came through Seidenberg and beat him six hole through the arm and pad. Showed some visual frustration with his team on the third and fouth goals. Chicago will continue to go after him. His blocker side has been a target for the Hawks, mid-to-high on that side.

Tuukka Rask (Photo: The Canadian Press)


(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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