"Basically the kind of situation where I believe Tuukka Rask did what every parent would do and was obviously very concerned. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Without revealing what that was, because I think I probably should leave that to him — he did tell me — as a father of two kids, I would be panicked and alarmed upon hearing that about a young kid. Without revealing what that was, because I think I probably should leave that to him -- he did tell me -- as a father of two kids, I would be panicked and alarmed upon hearing that about a young kid.". I’d rather get the chirps or whatnot, but my family knows I made the right decision and that’s all the matters to me.”. BOSTON (CBS) — Almost two months have passed since Tuukka Rask left the NHL’s bubble in Toronto during the Bruins’ postseason run. By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. But the Boston Bruins goaltender apparently provided more insight into his decision to leave the team in two phone conversations with WEEI's Greg Hill. The right, and only, decision to be made. You did the absolute correct decision. Here’s a transcript of the comments, emphasis ours: He is concerned right now with not being a further distraction for his team, which is in the middle of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. End of discussion. NFL betting: Underdogs have been covering at a surprising rate this season, but why? In the end, playing hockey is your job, and regardless of the job…. Personally, I can’t imagine being away from your family, away from your young kids, hearing your daughter say what she said, and not being panicked. We haven’t heard anything from Rask himself, and we probably won’t for quite some time (if ever). By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's Terms and Privacy Policy. Hill also said Rask -- who has three daughters with his wife, Jasmiina -- had a conversation with his daughter that factored into his decision to return home. A man of moral integrity…. There is nothing more important in life than the health of your child. “It had nothing to do with hockey or the bubble. So, yeah, I don’t want to play for anybody else.”. you did the right thing for yourself & your family that makes you a good dad ! But if I didn’t have a reason to leave, I wouldn’t have left, obviously. You were missed but your family should come first. She was born after the first two games were done (and the Bruins tied up the series). I’m glad he explained his reason for leaving and I’m glad every post has been supportive of his decision. Again, without necessarily revealing what he would not want me to reveal, he did speak to his daughter and his daughter did express something to him about where he was and what her situation was, which I think would lead any father, any parent, especially one who feels like that’s their most important job, parenting, to want to rush to be with their family at that time. "It was suggested they seek medical help. In 2016, rumors floated that the couple was expecting another child. Bruins No. Morgen geliefert, MLB Rumors: Sam Fuld has 'very real chance' in Red Sox manager race. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy.