Found January 06, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall tells us we all hate the Bruins here on the west coast and in Vancouver after last years 2011 Stanley Cup finals. So why not mock them by comparing them to TV Show characters he asks. Milan Lucic is Bluto, Tim Thomas is Peter Griffin from Family Guy, Zdeno Chara is Robert Barone from Everybody Loves Raymond, Brad Marchand is Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants.

Bruins’ All-Star starter Tim Thomas gets the vote

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas will be between the pipes to start the 2012 NHL All-Star Game on January 29 at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Thomas won the fan vote among goalies with 626,540 votes, finishing ahead of Toronto's  James Reimer by more than 120,000 votes, according to Thomas will be ...

Milan Lucic Issued Game Misconduct in First Period of Bruins-Canucks Rematch

BOSTON -- The Bruins and Canucks on Saturday met for the first time since last June's Stanley Cup Final, but for Milan Lucic, it was a rather brief reunion. The big Bruins winger was given a game misconduct just 3:54 into the game, after he had skated just 1:31. The penalty came after a line brawl involving both teams. Shawn Thornton was at the bottom of a pile of five Canucks...

Breaking: Lucic Will Not Be Suspended And Game Misconduct Rescinded

From the official NHL Twitter.  The speculation that Milan Lucic would face suspension has been put to rest.  Now we’re just waiting to see what Marchand will get.  Stay tuned for my thoughts on this game tomorrow once I find the rest of my computer that I flipped over in a rage over the piss poor [...]

Lucic game misconduct rescinded

The NHL has rescinded the game misconduct handed to Milan Lucic today. Very tough break for the B's, considering it is now official it was a bad call that cost Lucic56-plus minutes of today's game. Here's the league's press ...

Tim Thomas voted to All-Star team

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas was the top vote-getter at his position in the final NHL fan voting for the All-Star Game.

Tim Thomas Gets Start in Goal, Brad Marchand a Game-Time Decision Against Vancouver

BOSTON -- At least the Bruins will go with their No. 1 starter in goal. Tim Thomas gets the call against the Canucks on Saturday in the first meeting between the teams since last June's Stanley Cup Final. That announcement came about an hour before the game by Bruins coach Claude Julien and a day after Canucks counterpart Alain Vigneault made the controversial announcement that...

Bruins thrash Devils in Newark to end three game road trip

Tim Thomas and the Bruins fell behind early tonight in New Jersey, but stormed back with six unanswered goals to give the Bruins their first win of 2012. Tim Thomas made 30 saves on 31 shots, although none of his saves would fall under the category of “spectacular”. New Jersey got it started early with a power play goal from David Clarkson at 4:24 of the first frame to give...

Thomas Wins Goalie Vote

NEWARK, N.J. --Tim Thomas winning the fan vote among goalies for the 2012 Tim Hortons NHL All-Star Game is confirmation of what everybody in the hockey world already agrees upon, according to Bruins coach Claude Julien. "It shows that he's...

Canucks' Power Play Earns Roberto Luongo-Inspired 'Missing Man' Honors, Leading Way to Bruins Defeat

Five-on-five, the Bruins may be a better team than the Canucks. After Saturday's game, we'll never know. The 102 penalty minutes dished out made sure of that, along with the two game misconducts given to Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand that may warrant more discipline coming down from the league office. The Canucks, to their credit, took advantage of their time with more guys...

Canucks' Schneider sure looks like keeper

You'll often hear the Bruins describe having Tim Thomas and Tuukka Rask, each a proven elite-level goaltender,...

Vote: Was Bruins' Stanley Cup Championship Run Boston's Most Exciting Recent Run to a Title?

The Vancouver Canucks visit the Hub on Saturday, providing Bruins fans with an opportunity to relive all the incredible moments of last season's run to the Stanley Cup championship. The details don't need retelling. Who can forget the saves by Tim Thomas and Michael Ryder, Alex Burrows biting Patrice Bergeron's finger, or Roberto Luongo skating toward the bench after...

Canucks Battle Bruins to a 4-3 Win

Within the first four minutes of the start of the game, we had an old-fashion line brawl. 03:54 Vancouver Dale Weise: 5 minutes, fighting 03:54 Vancouver Alexandre Burrows: 2 minutes, slashing 03:54 Boston Milan Lucic: 2 minutes, roughing 03:54 Boston Shawn Thornton: 2 minutes, roughing 03:54 Boston Shawn Thornton: 2 minutes, slashing 03:54 Boston Milan Lucic: 10 minutes, leaving...

Game 42 (Part 2): This One’s Personal

Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Saturday GAME OF THE YEAR Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins matchup preview. 10:00 a.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. We have Tim Thomas and Cory Schneider. NOT Roberto Luongo. It’s still up in the air until Friday who will start for Vancouver. We won't see Aaron Rome laying out Nathan Horton. Rome is out.

Bergeron scores 2 goals in Bruins' rout of Devils

Patrice Bergeron scored two goals, and Tim Thomas made 30 saves in the Boston Bruins' 6-1 rout of the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.

Bergeron scores 2 goals in Bruins' rout of Devils

Patrice Bergeron scored two goals, and Tim Thomas made 30 saves in the Boston Bruins' 6-1 rout of the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.
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