Originally written on Puck Drunk Love  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Tim Thomas is making headlines again and this time it's actually hockey related (surprising, right?). According to a report seen on Hockey Night in Canada (and then followed up by outlets such as the Toronto Sun), Thomas might return to hockey as soon as next season.  Does that mean we'll see Thomas in an NHL uniform in 2013-14? Maybe not. Hockey Night in Canada speculates that Thomas might be looking to play in Europe when he makes his return to professional hockey.  There's nothing normal about a Tim Thomas story. After sitting out the past season for personal reasons, Thomas' return to hockey might not even be for an NHL team. Keep in mind that his rights are currently owned by the New York Islanders following a trade with the Boston Bruins. Thomas' current contract expires at the end of the 2012-13 season, but the Islanders have the option to extend him for one more year due to the fact Thomas never reported to the team.  Thomas abandoning the NHL in f...
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