Rask gets the starting nod vs. Isles

Rask gets the starting nod vs. Isles
February 17, 2011, 11:48 pm
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By Joe Haggerty
CSNNE.comUNIONDALE, N.Y. Tuukka Rask was the first goaltender onto the ice for the Bruins during pregame warm-ups, and will get the start vs. the lowly New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.Rask is 5-11-1 on the season with a .912 save percentage and a 2.89 goals against average, and will be getting his first playing time since getting yanked from a 6-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings more than a week ago. Rask has lost three out of four games for the Bruins after seemingly righting the ship, and Nathan Lawson will get the starting nod for the Isles in between the pipes.Mark Stuart is the healthy scratch for the Bruins after playing and performing well for the B'sin their last two losses. Claude Julien hinted that there might be an injury keeping players out of the lineup, but Stuart hasn't missed any practices or morning skates since last playing Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs.