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Bruins' Jaroslav Halak takes long journey for a shot at the Stanley Cup

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Jaroslav Halak's best save of the postseason for the Bruins has been a dandy glove stop on a deflected puck - into the team's bench.
His reflexes still were on point, despite being firmly stapled to the pine for the team's playoff run, and he saved a member of the training staff from a nasty lump.
That he's seen no game action in 17 contests this postseason appears to be of little consequence to the Slovakian-born netminder, who was a perfect 1A complement to starter Tuukka Rask during the regular season.
Halak posted a 22-11-4 record this season with a 2.34 GAA and .922 save percentage...
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Jaroslav Halak embraces role backing up path to the Cup

Jaroslav Halak embraces role backing up path to the Cup

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Jaroslav Halak has more than just a front row seat for the Bruins' run to the Stanley Cup.
The B's backup hasn't seen a second of action in the postseason while starting goalie Tuukka Rask has taken the reins and played arguably the best hockey of his career.
Halak has played a major role in making that possible.
“He played excellent for us, picked us up a number of times this year, when we were basically a two-headed monster in net,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said. “Both guys, I think they had very similar numbers, Halak's might have even been better in the regular season. Kudos to him...
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