Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/24/12
"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 do it, but their 37-year-old goalie is in need of the same kind of reminder." — Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech. Despite their gifts for strong-arming opponents and venomous rancor, the Boston Bruins are not Congress. The Boston Bruins are a business, with an owner and a managerial power structure and employees. Goalie Tim Thomas is one such employee, a tenured and rather important one. Were this a Burger King, his face would be on the employee of the year plaque for 2011 and he'd get the parking space closest to the doors. That established: There is absolutely "a way"
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