My New Year’s Resolution for the Boston Bruins

December 30th, 2009 by Ryan Pickard Leave a reply »
The New Year is almost upon us again, and like most people, the Boston Bruins have some New Year's resolutions they hope to try out. Most people usually decide that they are going to go to the gym and try to lose all that weight they put on during the holiday season. Well, they will go for about two weeks and then decide to quit and try again next year.

The Bruins they have a couple of different resolutions up their sleeve.

For starters, they have to figure out who their goalie is going to be as the season moves into its second half. Tim Thomas, who won the Vezina Trophy last year, has been anything but stellar.

Thomas, who has a record of 10-9-5 so far, has had his ups and downs during the year. Even with just 10 wins, he has four shutouts. He was expected to carry the load for most of the year, but an early injury sidelined him and gave Tuukka Rask a chance to shine, and he did just that.

Tuukka Rask started as the backup to Thomas this year but has played great when given the chance. Rask is 9-3-2 this year and has just a 1.97 goals against average, one of the best in the league.

Rask has clearly been the better goalie ...

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