Tuukka Rask Was Never Available at Trade Deadline, According to Bruins President Cam Neely

Tuukka Rask Was Never Available at Trade Deadline, According to Bruins President Cam NeelyFinally, the NHL trade deadline has come and passed. Players will no longer have to hear constant speculation about possible deals that could involve them.

One of those players that heard his name floating around the rumor mill was Bruins goaltender, Tuukka Rask. However, Bruins President Cam Neely went on the Felger and Massarrotti Show on Tuesday afternoon to reiterate the team's belief in Rask being a core player for years to come.

According to Neely, the team never considerd trading Rask, saying, "I don't think you can have enough goaltending as you head into the playoffs -– enough great goaltending.

"Tuukka's a young kid we think he's gonna be a star in the league," Neely then went on to say. "We really believe in Tuukka."

Neely also did not shy away from discussing Rask's contract situation. After all, the young Bruins goalie is due to be a restricted free agent at the end of the year.

"I'm confident we'll re-sign him. I have no doubts about being able to re-sign Tuukka," Neely said.

It's not everyday you hear a team president talk that highly about a player who is about to become a free agent at the end of the year.

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