Know About Tuukka Rask; Stats, Salary, Wife, Age, Height, Bruins, Brother

Published Date: 18 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 18 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Born as Tuukka Mikael Rask, the hockey star, age 32 is one of the outstanding goalkeepers of NHL. The player with the jersey number 40 won the Prince of Wales Trophy with Boston Bruins in 2011 and 2013.

Finnish Hockey player, Tuukka Rask plays the goalkeeper position for NHL team, Boston Bruins. He plays along with his fellow team member, David Pastrňák in the same team despite them coming from two different nation.

Tuukka Rask Bio & Family

The Finnish player was on 10 March 1987 in Savonlinna, Finland. His family member includes of his parents, Jari Rask and Ijra Rask along with an elder brother, Joonas Rask.

Tuukka stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall and weighs around 84 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The Finnish first playing team was for his hometown club SaPKo in Savonlinna. Then he played almost 28 games for the Tampere-based Ilves Jr. in the junior league. During the time his goals against stats were 1.86 with two shutouts, and a .935 save percentage.

His professional league game commenced with NHL team, Toronto Maple Leafs. After two playing seasons with Leafs, he signed agreed upon a three-year contract with the Bruins on 5 May 2007.

Tuukka Rask playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

Tuukka earns a soaring salary of $7,500,000 that makes his net worth to be around $20 million.

Does Tuukka Rash Have A Wife?

The 32-year-old is yet to perform wedding ritual but is in a long term committed relationship with a lady named Jasmiina Nikkila. Tuukka and Jasmina are high school sweetheart, and before making her his wife, he shares a beautiful baby girl, Vivien Rask.

Tuukka Rask with wife Jasmiina and daughter Vivien (Picture: Pinterest)

The baby was born in the early morning on 5 May 2014.

Some Interesting Facts About Tuukka Rask

  • Besides him, his elder brother Joonas Rask plays forward position with HIFK in the Finnish Liiga.
  • In the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Tuukka became the top-ranked European goaltender.
  • After winning the 2010 Stanley Cup, he became the second player in Finland Hockey History to gain the most significant club prize.
  • In 2013, he was named the Finnish ice hockey player of the year.
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