Found April 17, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Tim Thomas
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Tim Thomas and his Boston Bruins were in the Nation’s capital for a first round playoff game with the Washington Capital’s and he was greeted with a few friendly trolling pics of President Obama.  Tim Thomas had refused for ‘political reasons’ to visit the White House when the rest of the Bruins made it as Obama honored their Stanley Cup Cup win, hence the trolling. image via Puck Daddy Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Tim Thomas Visits FreedomWorks in Washington, Holds Bumper Sticker Supporting Ron Paul (Photo)

Tim Thomas paid a visit to FreedomWorks, an organization against the expansion of government, in Washington on Tuesday as the Bruins continue their series against the Capitals. The Bruins goalie has donated to the political organization in the past, and chatted with members of the organization about his noteworthy decision earlier this season. The Bruins' goalie Tim Thomas just...

Washington Capitals fans plan to greet Tim Thomas with President Obama masks

Boston Bruins goalie/White House trip skipper Tim Thomas will lead the Bruins into Washington D.C. tonight to face the Capitals for game 3 of their playoff series. And since this trip to D.C. is one that Thomas won’t be able to skip, Capitals blog Russian Machine Never Breaks invites Capitals fans to greet Thomas with cutout masks of President Obama. Here is the rallying cry:You...

Bruins Fans Show Support With Dressed-Up Babies, Mini Tim Thomas (Photos)

All Bruins fans should follow these fans' lead for Game 3 against the Washington Capitals. People from all over the globe sent their pictures to to show their passion and love for the B's. One fan took his pride for the Bruins to the max by dressing up as Tim Thomas, including a sweet mustache. Others carried their babies to the first playoff game on Wednesday, and...

Tim Thomas' Impressive Play in Net Earns Him Honors as DCU Hero of the Week (Video)

Tim Thomas made 54 saves on 56 attempts through two games in the Bruins opening-round series with the Washington Capitals. Pretty impressive. Thomas' stellar performance has helped the B's draw to a 1-1 tie in the seven-game series, as the two teams head back to Washington. The outrageous effort and Thomas' miniscule 0.83 GAA thus far have helped Boston build momentum...

Bruins Should Be Prepared for Three Overtimes, Unfunny Chants at Tim Thomas From Washington (Video)

If you've been following the Bruins-Capitals series so far, it should be pretty obvious that not much has separated these two teams. So after one overtime in Game 1, then two overtimes in Game 2, you can see pretty easily where this might be headed. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is fired up for the B's to venture into enemy territory this time out, but also excited to see...

Talking, tensions heat up off ice

Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is using his blocker as a weapon. Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals No. 1 center who missed half the season with a concussion, had his head targeted. Bruins forwards Milan Lucic is a "crybaby" and, by the way, Boston's game-winning goal in Monday's Game 3 was set up by an offside play. Talk during the two-day break between...

Fans taunt Bruins' Thomas for skipping White House

With Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas back in the nation's capital, Washington Capitals fans weren't going to let him forget his skipped trip to the White House. At Game 3 of the Bruins-Capitals playoff series Monday night, several spectators showed up with pictures of President Barack Obama and signs taunting Thomas. In January, he didn't show up when the rest of the...

Caps Fans Hilariously Heckle Thomas

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas made major headlines this January when he declined attending Boston’s championship trip to the White House in an effort to make a political statement against Barack Obama. (He said it was a statement against both political parties because the federal government has grown out of control, but who is he kidding? My guess is Obama’s predecessor who exploded...

Bruins' Thomas finally faces 'Obama'

Capitals fans ensured that Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas finally came face to face with the President in Washington on Monday night. Thomas famously boycotted his team's visit to the White House in January after last year's Stanley Cup victory, in protest at Barack Obama's stewardship of the federal government. But he could not avoid him when he took to the ice...

Capitals Blogs Calling On Fans to Taunt Tim Thomas With Barack Obama Masks, Posters (Photo)

You had to know this was coming. Washington Capitals fans will welcome the Bruins to the Verizon Center for Game 3 on Monday night, and they'll have an especially warm welcome for goalie Tim Thomas. If a few Capitals blogs have their way, Caps fans will be waiting for the reigning winner Vezina and Conn Smythe trophies with Barack Obama masks. The Washington Posts points out...

Bruins Can't Afford Another No-Show From Offensive Stars As Series With Capitals Shifts to Washington

The Bruins are going to Washington, and they better bring their offensive game. The B's and Capitals will play Game 3 of their first-round series on Monday night in D.C., and Boston needs to find its offense. One of the highest-scoring teams in hockey this season, the Black and Gold have just two goals to show for in their two games thus far. Tim Thomas and a superb defensive...

Back to Basics

Photo by Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post Bruins fans have a saying. Whether it’s Jack Edwards on NESN, Mike from Walpole or Jack from Dedham on 98.5 The Sports Hub, or the countless people I know from going to school in New England the last six years of my life, it always comes up when the Bruins play. “You don’t poke the bear.” Or, more accurately, “Yah don...
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