BOSTON – Bruins head coach Claude Julien repeated his oft-repeated line about there being no “blueprint” for his goaltending rotation after tonight’s 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Detroit tonight at TD Garden.
The wide-spread opinion that a goaltender has no business winning the Hart Trophy as MVP will probably prevail when members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association file their ballots at the end of the regular season.
BOSTON — It was even more humorous than those fake sumo matches some arenas stage between two average-sized people wearing inflated fat suits.
In the post-All-Star portion of the NHL schedule, Tim Thomas continues to lead the league in three of the major statistical departments for goaltenders with at least one number that’s on pace to set an all-time record.
Tim Thomas took a fall during the Fastest Skater competition over All-Star Weekend in Raleigh.
However, he didn’t drop in popularity among readers of TheBruinsBlog.net.
The All-Star Game should Tim Thomas its daddy.
Boston’s veteran goaltender owns the midseason classic.
Tim Thomas better not expend too much energy at the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend.
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara said before he left for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh that he wanted to get picked by Team Lidstrom in the All-Star Fantasy Draft.
When asked if there’s one fellow NHL standout he would like to play with this weekend at the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, Zdeno Chara didn’t even hesitate.
BOSTON — Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas made sure that before he took off for the All-Star Game in Raleigh, he put forth one more All-Star-worthy performance tonight.
One of the most popular activities for Bruins fans every season is voting for the Seventh Player Award, which goes to the “player who performed beyond expectations.”
Using the spin-0-rama for shootouts and penalty shots is in the NHL rule book as legal.
It has become a more common sight of late during the post-overtime spectacle, but that doesn’t mean goalies have to like it.
Health willing, goaltender Tim Thomas will get a chance to continue his All-Star Game winning streak in Raleigh later this month.
Now that the Bruins have passed the halfway point of their season, it’s time to grade each player before they officially start their second half at home against Ottawa tonight.
Here were are more than a week since Tuukka Rask was pulled in Buffalo, and all the bellyaching over Claude Julien’s juggling of his goaltenders seems like a big waste of energy.
Would a 54-28 split of Bruins goaltending starts between Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask, respectively, calm the masses by the end of the season?