Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 6/5/12
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Just this past week Tim Thomas of your Boston Bruins decided that taking a year off to spend time with his family and focus on apparently his views of the world was a great idea. Far be it from me to tell a man whether he should or shouldn't spend more time with his family, but that's not what this blog is about. I think there's an underlying ploy here that may be the true cause of his "decision". Tim Thomas may very well want to spend time with his family. He may very well want to try out his Warren Buffet persona and save the crashing economy as he ranted on his Facebook page the other day. But at the end of the day I think there's two things possible here:1) Tim Thomas wants to retire2) Tim Thomas wants a tradeIt is entirely possible Tim Thomas wants to just stop playing hockey. He busted his rear to get into the NHL and finally proved he could play at the NHL level. In fact he was so successful he proved he could be the best goalie in the world when he reached the pe...
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