Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/12/12
Tim Thomas' remarkable postseason run in 2011 was thought to be the kind of performance hockey fans are lucky to see once in a generation. Turns out it took just one year to see a netminder perform even better on hockey's biggest stage. That's no knock on Thomas, without whom the Bruins would not have ended their 39-year Cup drought last year. Instead, it's a reflection of just how amazing Jonathan Quick has been over the last couple months in leading the Kings to the first championship of their 45-year history. Quick followed in Thomas' skate blades as he became...

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