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(professional ice hockey goaltender)

Tuukka Rask is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender. Tuukka Rask is presently in a relationship with Jasmiina Nikkila.

Relationship Facts of Tuukka Rask

Tuukka Rask is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Tuukka Rask?

Tuukka Rask is presently in a relationship with Jasmiina Nikkila. The pair have been together since high school. Additionally, they have a daughter together from this relationship named Vivien Rask (b.2014).

Who is Tuukka Rask?

Tuukka Rask is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender. Currently, he plays for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. The Toronto Maple Leafs drafted him 21st overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Tuukka Rask’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Rask was born in Savonlinna, Finland on March 10, 1987. He was born as Tuukka Mikael Rask to parents Jari and Irja Rask. His older brother Joonas Rask plays professionally as a forward with HIFK in the Finnish Liiga. Rask became interested in the world of hockey from an early age.

He is of Finnish nationality. Furthermore, there are no details available about his ethnic background at present.

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Caption: Tuukka Rask and Jasmiina Nikkila (Source: Players Wiki)

Talking about his education, there are no details available relating to Rask’s educational background.

Tuukka Rask’s Career, Salary, Net Worth

Rask initially played for the youth teams of his hometown club SaPKo in Savonlinna. Additionally, he played in 28 games for the Tampere-based Ilves Jr. in the junior league. In the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, he was the top-ranked European goaltender. Furthermore, the Toronto Maple Leafs drafted him in the first round, 21st overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Later, he was traded to the Boston Bruins. Additionally, he signed a three-year contract with the Boston Bruins on 5 May 2007. In the 2009–10 season, Rask was the only goaltender in the NHL with a GAA of less than 2.00.

In the 2013–14 season, he posted a 34–14–5 record with a 2.36 GAA and a .917 save percentage. Furthermore, Rask played 12 games total in the 2018 playoffs and posted a 2.88 GAA and .903 save percentage. Talking about his professional career, he was part of Finland’s six games en route to the Bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics. In addition, he played in two out of three tournament games for Finland In the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Rask won the Prince of Wales Trophy with Boston Bruins in 2011 and 2013. Additionally, in 2013, he was named the Finnish ice hockey player of the year.

Rask’s present salary is $7,500,000. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 20 million as of 2022.

Is Tuukka Rask involved in any rumors and controversies?

Rask became part of controversies due to his performance during October 2018. In addition, people suggested that a goalie controversy was on the way for the team. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurement, Tuukka Rask has a height 1.9m. Additionally, he weighs around 80 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is hazel.

Is Tuukka Rask active on social media?

Tuukka Rask is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. He has more than 34.2k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 3.5k followers.

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