Boston Bruins Tim Thomas’ Amazing Start: Is He Back on Track?

November 18th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
If someone told me that Boston Bruins' Tim Thomas was going to play a good season after the lackluster season he had in the 2009-2010 campaign, I would believe you.

If someone told me that in his first 12 starts that we would have 10 wins, one loss (he was yanked from a game and Rask took the loss by allowing winning goal after tying it against Washington), four shoutouts, a save percentage of .959 (ranked first) and GAA of 1.37 (ranked second), then I would have thought that you were kidding.

But here we are.

After Thomas was hurt, his range of movement was not the same.  He tried to adjust, but it wasn't working.  This caused him to loss his starting job to Tuukka Rask, who filled in very nicely and helped the Bruins to take it to the second round of the playoffs.

Shortly after the disappointing ousting of the Bruins at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers, it was reported that Thomas was to undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip.  Analysts went back to the tapes and did see that his style was not the same and that would have explained the lapse of play from the 2008-2009 Vezi ...

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