PHILADELPHIA — The three Bruins players made available to the media this afternoon pregame and head coach Claude Julien all answered questions about Tim Thomas by noting that Tuukka Rask is also a great goaltender.
Despite the verbal bouquets, however, Rask is still just a great back-up goaltender, for now.
Tim Thomas led the Bruins onto the ice for warm-ups, while Brian Boucher did the same for the Philadelphia before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series between the teams.
Here’s how the Bruins skated their line drills:
And here’s how the Flyers lined up: