Rookie Rask Leads Bruins to Win

The Boston Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs, 4-2, Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Rookie goaltender Tuukka Rask, who the Leafs traded in 2005, saved 30 shots in his NHL debut last night, helping the Bruins win.

The National Hockey League called it the "game of the night," thanks to Rask's impressive showing. Toronto blew a 2-0 lead by allowing three goals in the third period.

The Bruins got on the board when Phil Kessel scored a power-play goal with less than a minute left in the second period. Kessel's goal ended goaltender Vesa Toskala's shutout streak at 141:47.

The B's P.J. Axelsson evened the score with his first goal of the season just over halfway through the third period.

Former Boston College forward and another Bruins newcomer Chuck Kobasew netted the puck past Toskala at 16:29. Kobasew then capitalized on the empty net when he scored for the B's again with less than 30 seconds to go.

Next, the Bruins host the New York Islanders at noon on Friday.

This program aired on November 21, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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