Rask hasn’t played since suffering an undisclosed injury on Oct. 20 against the New Jersey Devils.
The 29-year-old is 3-0-0 this season, with a .947 save percentage and a 1.68 goals-against average.
With the 2014 Vezina Trophy winner back in the fold, the Bruins have assigned Malcolm Subban to AHL Providence.
The Red Wings, looking to extend a six-game winning streak, will counter with Jimmy Howard between the pipes.
Howard has been excellent in his first two starts of 2016-17, stopping 62 of 63 shots.
He and Petr Mrazek have combined to give Detroit a team save percentage (.931) that is surpassed only by Edmonton (.935) and Montreal (.951) so far this season.