July 3, 2013

NHL News: Tim Thomas, Vlatteri Filppula, Jaromir Jagar

Three teams have reached out to Tim Thomas, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. LeBrun didn’t name the three teams, but it’s a good bet the Philadelphia Flyers are one of them. Thomas is reportedly “intrigued” by Philly but is unsure if he’s a good fit there. Thomas has decided to return to the NHL after taking […]

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July 2, 2013

Tim Thomas “Intrigued” By Philadelphia Flyers

Tim Thomas is “intrigued” by the Philadelphia Flyers but isn’t certain if he’s a good fit there, sources close to the netminder tell CSN Philly’s Tim Panaccio. Thomas agent, Bill Zito, confirmed Monday that his client is interested in returning to professional hockey next season. The Islanders declined to toll Thomas’ contract, which will make […]

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July 2, 2013

Tim Thomas Has Interest In Returning To NHL Next Season

Tim Thomas agent, Bill Zito, has announced that his client is interested in returning to action next season. TSN and ESPN insider Pierre LeBrun reports that Thomas has asked his agent to explore his options. Thomas will be an unrestricted free agent on July 5. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported back in May that the New York […]

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February 8, 2013

Dealing Tim Thomas Gives Boston Bruins Cap Space To Make Trades

By trading Tim Thomas, the Boston Bruins freed up more flexibility to make trades if the right deals come along, as noted by the Boston Globe. Boston now has about $7.2 million in cap space and it can add more by placing Marc Savard on long-term injured reserve, meaning they can add a significant player […]

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January 13, 2013

Tim Thomas Is Interested In Returning To NHL

Tim Thomas has interest in returning to the NHL in 2013-14, according to CSN New England. Thomas would also like to represent Team USA in the 2014 Olympics, but that’s complicated. The NHL hasn’t committed to playing in the Winter Games yet and Team USA might not take the aging goaltender after he skipped a season. […]

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January 6, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Odds Of Boston Bruins Trading Tim Thomas Ultra Slim

The odds of the Boston Bruins trading Tim Thomas $5-million contract appear ultra-slim at the moment. The projected cap floor sits at $44 million per Pierre LeBrun’s breakdown of the new CBA and all NHL teams currently sit above that financial threshold. Furthermore, it seems Thomas remains content with his plan for a season-long sabbatical according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie: “Said to be content/happy living with […]

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June 28, 2012

NHL Signings: Nikita Nikitin, Tuukka Rask

Nikita Nikitin has inked a two-year, $4.3 million contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets according to the Columbus Dispatch. He’ll earn $1.8 million next season and $2.5 million in 2013-14. Nikitin was acquired from St. Louis on November 11th and he was a pleasant surprise on his new team. He registered seven goals and 25 […]

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June 25, 2012

Boston Bruins, Tuukka Rask Optimistic A Contract Extension Will Get Done Soon

With Tim Thomas out for the season, Tuukka Rask  now he gets to step in as the No. 1 netminder on a legitimate Stanley Cup contender. According to NESN is sounds as if he’s close to getting a long term deal with the club as well. The Finnish phenom is a restricted free agent this summer, but he’s clearly the Boston […]

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June 22, 2012

NHL Trade Rumors: Tim Thomas Willing To Waive No-Trade Clause

Tim Thomas has agreed to waive his no-trade clause if the Boston Bruins want to trade him before July 1 according to Joe Haggerty. Thomas has already previously stated that he doesn’t want to play next season, but maybe he’ll have a change of heart if Boston trades him. Then again, this could just be […]

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June 4, 2012

Tim Thomas Confirms He Will Sit Out The 2012-13 Season

Update:  Tim Thomas agent, Bill Zito, confirmed that his client isn’t looking for a trade or contract extension. Thomas announced on Sunday that he will not play in the 2012-13 season. He’s still under contract and the Boston Bruins will still absorb his $5 million cap hit even if he refuses to play. That’s sparked rumors […]

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