NHL’s hot young (and rich) goaltenders

Tuukka Rask

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Tuukka Rask

Four of the NHL’s top goalies last season, including both Stanley Cup Final competitors, earned big paydays this offseason. And all are in or entering their prime.

A look at how they scored this offseason:

Sergei Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets


Age: 24

Contract: 2 years, $11.25 million

Get Sports Headlines in your inbox:
The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

Reason: Reigning Vezina winner

Corey Crawford, Blackhawks

Age: 28

Contract: 6 years, $36 million


Reason: .638 win pct., 1 Stanley Cup

Tuukka Rask, Bruins

Age: 26

Contract: 8 years, $56 million

Reason: 2.15 GAA, 1 Stanley Cup

Mike Smith, Coyotes

Age: 31

Contract: 6 years, $34 million

Reason: 13 shutouts last two years

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of