Found July 27, 2012 on Days of Y'Orr:
PLAYERS: Tim Thomas
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
We rarely do serious posts here at Days of Y'Orr. It obviously isn't our style. Quite frankly we're not even remotely good at being serious. Not on this blog and certainly not in our day to day lives. We take hockey so obnoxiously seriously that we had to form a blog to do ridiculous photoshops and needlessly troll opposing fan bases just to take the edge off.We've certainly jumped up on our soap box here multiple times and decried judging a player for what he does off the ice. Here is a good example.But Tim Thomas is making that increasingly hard. Greg wrote this post about a little trolling we did to Tim Thomas after he came out in support of Chik-Fil-A after they came out in opposition of gay marriage. Bruins fans who refuse to take off their black and gold tinted goggles (something we have certainly been guilty of at times here at DOY) jumped down our throats, saying Thomas never came out against gay people as a whole, just gay marriage. Just because...

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