Tim Thomas

Hockey

T Thomas
  • 2010

EVENT - MEN'S ICE HOCKEY, GOALTENDER

HEIGHT   5'11"    WEIGHT   201 lbs.

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games: silver medal

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

NHL EXPERIENCE:

With Boston: 2008-09: Appeared in 54 regular-season games during his fourth full National Hockey League season with the Boston Bruins … Recipient of Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goalie … Led the Bruins to the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference … Compiled a 36-11-7 record with five shutouts … Established career highs in wins (36), shutouts (5), goals-against average (2.10) and save percentage (.933) … Named to 2009 Eastern Conference All-Star Team … Led league with a 2.10 goals-against average and .933 save percentage … Skated in 11 playoff games and posted a 7-4 record … Compiled a 1.85 goals-against average and .935 save percentage … Tallied one shutout.

2007-08: Appeared in 57 regular-season games … Compiled a 28-19-6 record, along with a 2.44 goals-against average and .921 save percentage … Played in the 2008 NHL All-Star Game and earned the winning decision for the Eastern Conference … Started all seven playoff games … Went 3-4 and recorded a 2.65 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.

2006-07: Played in a career-high 66 regular-season games and posted a 20-29-4 record … Compiled a 3.13 goals-against average, .905 save percentage and three shutouts.

2005-06: Appeared in 38 regular-season games … Registered a 2.77 goals-against average, .917 save percentage and one shutout.

2002-03: Competed in four games and posted a 3-1-0 record, 3.01 goals-against average and .907 save percentage.

USA HOCKEY EXPERIENCE:

2007-08: Member of the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 2008 IIHF Men’s World Championship … Played in three games and posted a 2-0-1 record …Compiled a 1.50 goals-against average and .924 save percentage … Recorded one shutout.

2004-05: Member of the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 2005 IIHF Men’s World Championship.

1998-99: Appeared in two games for the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 1999 IIHF Men’s World Championship … Posted a .910 save percentage.

1997-98: Member of the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 1998 IIHF Men’s World Championship.

1995-96: Played in one game for the U.S. Men’s National Team that earned the bronze medal at the 1996 IIHF Men’s World Championship … Recorded a 2.04 goals-against average and .950 save percentage … Played for the U.S. Men’s Select Team at the 1996 Tampere Cup.

1994-95: Member of the U.S. Men’s National Team at the 1995 IIHF Men’s World Championship … Competed for the U.S. Men’s Select Team at the 1995 Tampere Cup.

1993-94: Played for the U.S. Men’s Select Team at the 1994 Tampere Cup.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Saw action in 28 regular-season games with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League in 2005-06 … Posted a 2.26 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and one shutout … Appeared in 54 regular-season games for Jokerit of the Finnish National League in 2004-05 … Registered a 34-13-7 record, 1.58 goals against average and professional career-best 15 shutouts … Played in 43 regular-season games for Providence in 2003-04 … Recorded AHL career bests with a 1.84 goals-against average, .941 save percentage and nine shutouts … Posted a 20-16-6 record … Compiled an 18-12-5 record in 35 regular-season games with Providence in 2002-03 … Earned one shutout and posted a 2.87 goals-against average and .906 save percentage … Recorded a 2.44 goals-against average in 32 appearances with Karpat of the FNL in 2001-02 … Appeared in 43 regular-season games for AIK of the Swedish Elite League in 2000-01 … Played in 36 games for the Detroit Vipers of the International Hockey League in 1999-2000 … Split time between the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL and HIFK of the FNL in 1998-99 … Spent time with HIFK, the Birmingham Bulls of the East Coast Hockey League and the Houston Aeros of the IHL in 1997-98 … Played four seasons (1993-97) at the University of Vermont, formerly of ECAC Hockey … Compiled an 81-43-15 record and 2.70 goals-against average in 140 career games… Named to the All-ECAC First Team in both 1994-95 and 1995-96, was a Titan East Second Team All-America selection in 1994-95 and a East First Team All-America selection in 1995-96 … Earned ECAC Goaltender of the Year Award in 1996 … Holds Vermont’s all-time records for wins (81), saves (3,950) and minutes (8,286) … Named to the University of Vermont’s All-Time Men’s Hockey Team in 2006.

PERSONAL

2008-09 Team: Boston Bruins

Selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the ninth round (217th overall) of the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. Signed by Boston as a free agent on August 8, 2002.