BOSTON — The difference between a tied game and a two-goal Bruins lead was as miniscule as could be in tonight’s second period.
BOSTON — The day before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final with your team down 1-0 probably isn’t the best time to “put things in perspective.”
BOSTON — If it was up to Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final would be Sunday, or at the very worst Monday.
That’s how frustrated he was after Boston’s 5-2 Game 1 loss to Tampa Bay tonight at the TD Garden.
BOSTON — Numerous teams over the years failed to foresee the type of all-world goaltender Tim Thomas would be by the time he reached his early 30s.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — At 37, Bruins netminder Tim Thomas is used to being the elder statesman in most goaltender match-ups.
PHILADELPHIA – If Tim Thomas is human, he’s not letting on.
“By the time the third period rolled around I was starting to feel really good,” Thomas inexplicably said tonight after his 52 saves sent the Bruins back to Boston with a 2-0 series lead on Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA – The Flyers like to use their size and strength to not only get to the net but sometimes go into and through the crease.
Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas saw some of that in his team’s 7-3 rout in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series with Philadelphia yesterday.
PHILADELPHIA — The final score of 7-3 might lead you to believe that Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas hardly had to sweat in his team’s Game 1 win in the Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center tonight.
BOSTON — On a night of remarkable plays at the TD Garden, Tim Thomas’ superhuman save on Brian Gionta in the second overtime might actually get overlooked by historians.
What should be a five-hour commute from Montreal back to the Bay State became an 8 1/2-hour odyssey thanks to a three-hour back-up at the U.S.-Canada border this morning.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — At least publicly, Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas said he wasn’t looking at his team’s trip to the USA Rink at the Whitehead Lake Placid Olympic Center, site of the “Miracle on Ice,” as a source of inspiration to keep beating the Montreal Canadiens.
MONTREAL — The 3-0 lead. Maybe it’s the most difficult lead to hold for this modern incarnation of the Boston Bruins.
BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, his team now in a 2-0 series hole against Montreal, had some perfect explanations for the two goals the Canadiens scored off of “juicy” rebounds tonight.
BOSTON — Tim Thomas, as expected, led the Bruins out onto the ice for warm-ups for Game 1 of Boston’s Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with Montreal at TD Garden.
He gets the start against Canadiens netminder Carey Price.
We all know CBC “Coach’s Corner” host Don Cherry is prone to hyperbole.
Well, he threw a doozy into his comments about the Bruins-Montreal playoff series today during a conference call with some of the big-name television personalities that will be calling the Stanley Cup playoffs.