Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron
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Bruins reporter ultimately disrespects team legend & issues apology

Published May 8, 2024 at 0:19

Recently, Bruins reporter Shukri Wrights found himself in hot water after making controversial comments about Tuukka Rask, a revered former goaltender for the Boston Bruins.

Wrights claimed that current Bruins goalie Jeremy Swayman
"is doing what Tuukka Rask failed to do many times in the past: steal you a playoff series and playoff games."

The remarks sparked immediate backlash from Bruins fans and the hockey community, leading Wrights to issue a public apology.

Admitting his mistake, Wrights stated,
"Gotta take L's sometimes. I got no problem admitting when I am wrong on something. I was sooo wrong on Swayman vs Rask last night. Shit, won't be the last time I'm wrong on something. But I'm man enough to own it, learn from it, and move on. That's life."

Wrights' apology highlights his acknowledgment of the misstep and his readiness to move forward, underscoring the challenges sports journalists sometimes face in balancing personal opinions with respect for team legacies.
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Bruins reporter ultimately disrespects team legend & issues apology

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