By: Dan Jaillet
I kind of saw this happening. It was just too perfect a scenario. A 38-year old goaltender not only playing, but also starting for an organization as prestigious as the Boston Bruins. Then, he did something even more magical. He carried the Bruins on his back, and some could argue, singlehandedly won the Stanley Cup for them. He was treated like royalty by
It wasn’t as if the White House incident went away overnight either. It followed him to
On Wednesday night, a report came out that Thomas would sit out the 2012-13 season. Today, that report was confirmed. The report, written by USA Today cited that he wanted to “spend more time with his family”. I doubt that if he won the Stanley Cup again this year that he would take the following year off. As expected, his announcement created a buzz. As a Bruins fan myself, it feels like he has given up on the team and is focusing solely on himself, just like with his White House announcement. To me, this is showing the selfish side of Tim Thomas because he knows his time is up, and is bolting out the door very quickly when things are not going his way.