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Atlantic Division (NHL)

Bruins' goaltender Rask back at practice after 3-day leave

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask returned to practice on Tuesday after taking a three-day leave of absence to attend to a personal matter.

"This is a family and we are a family and we take care of each other when times are tough," Rask said about the team he's been with since 2006.

The Bruins granted Rask the leave of absence on Friday. Rask acknowledged the matter was related to his family, but didn't share details.

"I have a job, my job is to be a hockey goalie for the Boston Bruins," he said Tuesday. "And I also have another job title, that's a family man, and this was a time that deep inside my heart I felt like I needed to take...

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