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20:00 1st period: Bruins 1-0 With David Krejci unavailable, Bruins now without two-thirds of first line. 17:46 1st period: Bruins 1-0 Makeshift line punches through. Rich Peverley, skating with Patrice Bergeron and Milan Lucic, scores off Karl Alzner?s stick. 15:15...

Cam Neely Considers White House Visit Special, Especially Because It Signifies Championship Success

Cam Neely never got to visit the White House as Stanley Cup champion as a player. But Monday's visit as the team's president will do just fine. Neely considers the team's visit to be extremely special, saying that it's an amazing opportunity to be able to take part in, regardless of one's political views. He said the best part of the event was that it signifies...

Tim Thomas Does Not Attend White House Ceremony

via Fluto Shinzawa of the Bruins Blog at the Boston Globe, Tim Thomas, one of two Americans on the roster, chose not to attend today’s ceremony at the White House, according to GM Peter Chiarelli. “We’re like a family. We have our issues,” Chiarelli answered when asked if Thomas’s decision overshadowed the visit. “You deal with them, move on, and try and support everyone...

Neely statement on Thomas

WASHINGTON -- Bruins president Cam Neely tonight released a statement about goalie Tim Thomas' decision to boycott the team's visit to the White House today. “As an organization we were honored by President Obama’s invitation to the White House," said Neely. "It was a great day and a perfect way ...

Chris Kelly Says Tim Thomas' Decision to Not Attend Bruins' White House Visit Didn't Disrupt Day's Festivities

The Bruins had a very eventful day on Monday, as they paid President Barack Obama a visit at the White House. But forward Chris Kelly still took some time to give NESN Daily a call in order to talk about the day's happenings. Kelly said the White House visit was a special event, and he was very happy to share the experience with his teammates. Tim Thomas elected to not attend...

Bruins Hit Speed Bump, Crawl Into All-Star Break With Just Five Wins in Last 10 Games

The Bruins are second in the Eastern Conference but the Black and Gold have won just five of their last 10 games. With a 5-3 loss to the Capitals on Tuesday night and the distractions brought to the team earlier this week, it's apparent that the NHL All-Star break couldn't have come at a better time for the defending champs. Check out the cartoon by Will O'Toole above.

PHT: Ex-politician rips Bruin over Obama snub

PHT: The firestorm started by Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas yesterday continues to burn, as angry Democrats are now speaking out about the snub.

Note to Tim Thomas Critics: Give It A Rest

(H/T to our buds at Days of Y'orr for some utterly hilarious Photoshops, as always. Check them out if you love the Bruins, or better yet, if you hate them.) Over the last couple of days, no athlete has taken more internet heat than Tim Thomas, goaltender for the Boston Bruins, after he opted to skip the Stanley Cup champions' visit to the White House to meet President Obama...

Thomas Says "Nyet" To White House Visit

It is a well known fact that hockey goalies are a breed apart.  Many of them have odd habits and generally speaking are not like the skaters on their teams.  After all, if you spent your career, your life's work, willingly watching players launch pucks from the point at you at 90+ MPH, you gotta be a different kind of person. Proving this point, Boston Bruins Goalie, two time...

Boston Bruins: First In The East

The Boston Bruins sitatop the Eastern Conference (well, tied with the Rangers) after wins atFlorida, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, and losses at Tampa and at home to theNew York Rangers. The loss to the Broadway Blueshirts was a heartbreaker, withMarian Gaborik sliding one past Tuukka Rask with four seconds left in the OT.But the big news inBruins Nation was today’s visit to the...

Thomas’s stance draws some shots from Bruins fans

After Bruins goalie Tim Thomas skipped Monday’s White House ceremony to honor the team, many fans denounced the act as selfish and ill-timed.

Why the Boston Bruins should shoulder blame for Tim Thomas White House mess

"Team guys don't opt out of team meetings or celebrations. Tyler Seguin goofed up earlier this season, missed a team breakfast and X-and-O session in Winnipeg, and found himself sitting in the press box that night. The importance of being on time, being present, was made clear to the 19-year-old winger. There's no way for coach Claude Julien or GM Peter Chiarelli to...

Obama honors Bruins; Thomas a no-show

President Barack Obama honored the NHL's Boston Bruins for their 2011 Stanley Cup championship, but Tim Thomas didn't show up.

Concussion forces Horton to sideline

The hope is that by Tuesday, when the Bruins next play, Nathan Horton will be well enough to return to the lineup. For Horton and the Bruins, the All-Star break is taking place at the right time.

Bruins' Thomas explains why he skipped White House

Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas offered an explanation Monday night for why he chose to not meet President Barack Obama.
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