DALLAS -- New Dallas Stars goaltender Tim Thomas definitely realizes just how great it is to go from a team in the Florida Panthers that was treading water in the Eastern Conference to one like the Stars, who have a legitimate shot at making the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
"Yeah, I'm very excited to be here and to have the opportunity to play with another group of guys...
Tim Thomas faced his former team for the first time on Tuesday night, and it could not have gone worse for the Florida Panthers goalie. The Boston Bruins defeated Thomas and company 6-2 on their home ice. Toward the end of the game, frustration appeared to boil over for the two-time Vezna Trophy winner. With […]
A Tim Thomas victory tends to be a sensitive subject in Vancouver.
The Florida Panthers netminder returned to Rogers Arena on Tuesday for the first time since backstopping the Boston Bruins to a Stanley Cup victory over the Vancouver Canucks in 2011.
Florida won, 3-2, thanks in part to Cats goalie stopping all three shootout attempts.
What is strange, though, is the Panthers'...
Tim Thomas tends to give fans an exciting game when he’s between the pipes as The Tank is known to flop, flip and finagle every which way when the puck heads crease-ward.
But Thomas, who joined the Panthers this season after taking last year off, is now rocking a brand-new goalie mask and it couldn’t be more lame.
In an era where goalies are known to get creative and have all...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Tim Thomas's sabbatical may be coming to an end.
The Florida Panthers signed the goaltender to a personal tryout Monday. He is expected to work out with the team Tuesday in Coral Springs.
The 39-year-old opted to sit out 2012-13 season, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.
"At the age of 38, I believe it is time to put my time and energies...
from Steve Silverman of CBS New York,
The Islanders knew that Thomas wasn’t going to play in 2013, and if they though he would play in 2013-14, they could have tolled his contract.
They didn’t do that. If they had, Thomas probably would have had no inclination to play again. But he told his agent that he is interested in “pursuing” his career once again. He would...
So it’s starting to sound like Tim Thomas is going to be returning to the NHL after a year away from the game to refocus on what he called the “three F’s” of family, friends and faith. Thomas is reportedly ready to get the big H back in his life as well, and it was reported Monday that he’s interested in resuming his hockey career for the 2013-14 NHL season. That immediately...
The two-time Vezina Trophy winner is reportedly considering lacing up his skates once again, but he may not necessarily be planning a return to the NHL.
After eight seasons, which included four All-Star appearances, a pair of Vezina Trophies and a Stanley Cup, the Tim Thomas era in Boston has come to close.
This came according to the Bruins on Thursday afternoon, as Boston traded Thomas to the Islanders for a conditional second-round draft pick in 2014 or 2015. Thomas is sitting out this season, but in his time minding the net...
SHIPPING OUT OF BOSTON
The currently-retired two-time Vezina winner is headed to Long Island, but that doesn't necessarily mean that he will lace up his skates this season.