BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas wouldn’t respond directly to comments his Vancouver counterpart Roberto Lu0ngo made after Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Throughout the Stanley Cup Final the Vancouver Canucks have tried to beat Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas with more than just shots.
VANCOUVER — You can’t accuse Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo of being ignorant of some of the media themes in the Stanley Cup Final.
BOSTON – Tim Thomas says he isolates himself.
When he’s away from the rink, the news and sports commentary never get near him.
BOSTON — Alain Vigneault is trying like heck to prove he can be every bit as effective at head games as his Tampa Bay counterpart Guy Boucher from the Bruins’ last postseason series.
BOSTON — Clearly if Tim Thomas had changed his style and stayed in the blue paint more often, he would’ve pitched a shutout tonight.
Tim Thomas set a single-season record for save percentage this season and should take home his second Vezina Trophy in three years later this month.
VANCOUVER – The Canucks were able to solve Tim Thomas for the lone goal of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final last night, but it seems they still want to try to get into his head.
With the way Vancouver’s been talking about Thomas’ tendency to leave the blue paint, you’d think he was the first goaltender to throw off the chains and roam the Earth beyond the crease.
VANCOUVER — Last season the Chicago Blackhawks captured the Stanley Cup with a somewhat anonymous Antti Niemi between the pipes to defeat the pedestrian Brian Boucher/Michael Leighton combo for Philadelphia.
The NHL Network has put together a highlight reel of Tim Thomas’ best saves.
BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas finally got a chance tonight to explain himself for the comments he made down in Tampa that were translated by some sensationalists as a guarantee Boston would win the Eastern Conference Final.
BOSTON — Through four games of the Eastern Conference Final against Tampa Bay, Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas has allowed 13 goals.
BOSTON — In the playoffs, coaches look for any little thing to provide a their team psychological edge or something to rally around.
Even a media misconception can be used as a motivational tool.
TAMPA — A 31-save shutout during this Vezina Trophy-caliber season is a pretty normal performance for Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas.