Posted February 08, 2013 on
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The Boston Bruins have pushed back the start of Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning by six hours because of the blizzard hitting the Northeast.
The game scheduled for 1 p.m. is now to start at 7 p.m. The Bruins and Lightning each already had road games scheduled for Sunday night.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency and banned travel on roads as of 4 p.m. on Friday in anticipation of a blizzard that could bring nearly a yard of snow to the region. Public transportation also shut down Friday afternoon.
The storm was expected to clear the area by early Saturday afternoon.
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After eight seasons, which included four All-Star appearances, a pair of Vezina Trophies and a Stanley Cup, the Tim Thomas era in Boston has come to close.
This came according to the Bruins on Thursday afternoon, as Boston traded Thomas to the Islanders for a conditional second-round draft pick in 2014 or 2015. Thomas is sitting out this season, but in his time minding the net...
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, February 7, that the team has traded goaltender Tim Thomas to the New York Islanders in exchange for a conditional second round pick in 2014 or 2015. Chiarelli will be available to discuss the transaction via conference call at 6:15 p.m. ET today. Call-in details can be found below.Thomas, who captured the Vezina and...
The Boston Bruins have postponed Saturday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning because of the blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow on the area.
No makeup date had been scheduled yet, according to a Bruins spokesman.
Originally scheduled for 1 p.m., the game was pushed back until 7 p.m. to allow the storm to pass. But public transportation was not expected to...
It’s been fairly evident all along that Tim Thomas wasn’t going to play for the Bruins (or anyone else) this season. The team knew that, and so did the rest of hockey.
So it may have been a little puzzling as to why the B’s unloaded Thomas to the New York Islanders for a conditional second-round pick on Thursday afternoon. But it all makes sense when you take into account salary...
We all knew this day was coming, we just didn't know when. Today is that day. Vezina, Conn Smythe and Stanley Cup Champion Tim Thomas has been traded to the New York Islanders, the Land of Misfit Goalies.
Reports out there are correct: #Isles have acquired G Tim Thomas for a conditional 2nd-rounder in either 2014 or 2015.
— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) February...
I have had enough of watching this ******* Bruins power play. You know, if this was something new to the season, I'd be able to handle something as vile as the Bruins going on a 5-on-4 and not being able to enter the zone, but we're looking at a deficient power play for the past three season. Three-*******-season of a power play that has looked lost, sloppy and uncoordinated...
Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback made this miraculous save on Travis Zajac on Thursday night. This is one of those instances where it’s very helpful to be 6’6″ and extremely athletic. Lindback finished the game with 23 saves as the New Jersey Devils beat the Lightning 4-2.[YouTube]
Tampa Bay Lightning (6-3-0) @ New Jersey Devils (5-1-3)
This is the first meeting between the two teams this season. The Devils took 3 of the 4 meetings between the two teams last season.
The big news of the day is that Zubrus will be a scratch tonight, dealing with what’s being called an “Upper Body” injury and Stephan Matteau will suit up for his 6th game meaning...