UNIONDALE, N.Y. — You’ve seen him slam his stick against the ice. You’ve seen him smash it on the crossbar. You’ve even seen him push the net off its magnets and wave his arms in the air.
Typically, when Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas loses a shutout on a late goal, he doesn’t hide his emotions. But tonight when he let in the New York Islanders’ lone goal — a Bill Guerin pass that deflected off David Krejci’s skate with the Bruins protecting a 2-0 lead with 53.2 seconds left — Thomas took it in stride. (more…)