Tim Thomas
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 04/15/1974
DRAFTED: QUE: 1994-217 overall
Vezina Trophy (2)
Conn Smythe Trophy (1)
William M. Jennings Trophy (1)

Has won one Stanley Cup championship (2011 with Boston) ... Has a 30-27 record in NHL shootouts (56 goals allowed on 201 shots) ... Has faced nine career penalty shots (four goals against) ... Has played in four NHL All-Star Games (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012) and was the winning goaltender in each ... 2011-12: Had a career-best 10-game win streak from Nov. 1-Dec. 5 with a .169 GAA and .947 save percentage in that span ... Had five shutouts on the season, including in consecutive games for the fourth time in his career Nov. 19-21 and in three straight road games Nov. 5, 19 and 21 ... Faced 49 shots in a 5-2 win in Ottawa on Dec. 14 which was the most saves by a Boston goaltender in a win since the NHL began tracking shots in 1955-56 ... Dressed as backup for 21 games and did not dress for two games (coach's decision) ... Was the winning goaltender for his fourth straight All-Star Game on Jan. 29 in Ottawa, extending his NHL record in that event ... 2010-11: Led the NHL with a 2.00 goals against average, marking the third straight season in which a Boston goalie led in that category (Thomas, 2.10 in 2008-09; Rask, 1.97 in 2009-10) ... His .938 save percentage was the highest save percentage since the NHL began keeping the statistic in 1976-77, breaking Dominik Hasek's 1998-99 mark of .937 ... Finished second in the NHL with a career-best nine shutouts ... Allowed two goals or fewer in 37 of his 53 complete games ... Had a career-best eight-game win streak to start the season which eclipsed Tiny Thompson's 6-0-0 start in 1937-38 as the longest ever such streak by a Boston goaltender to start a season ... Had a career-best 11-game point streak from Dec. 23-Jan. 22 (8-0-3) ... Faced three penalty shots, stopping Philadelphia's Scott Hartnell Dec. 1 and Toronto's Mikhail Grabovski Mar. 31 and allowing a goal to Montreal's Mike Cammalleri Dec. 16 ... Had nine shutouts - numbers 18- 26 career, including in consecutive games Oct. 28 vs. Toronto and Oct. 30 at Ottawa for the third time in his career ... His four shutouts in the team's first 15 games were the fastest by a Boston goaltender since 1955-56 (Terry Sawchuk, 4 in 15 games) and the nine overall were the most by a Boston goaltender in a season since 1998-99 ... Compiled a career-high three assists and had 13 penalty minutes as well, including the first fight by a Boston goaltender since Jan., 2002 (Dafoe) when he and Montreal's Carey Price earned fighting majors Feb. 9 ... Faced 30-ormore shots in 35 of his 53 complete games, including a season-high 46 Nov. 10 at Pittsburgh ... Played his 300th NHL game Feb. 5 vs. San Jose ... Dressed as backup for 25 games and in consecutive games on just three occasions ... Was the winning goaltender in the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, becoming the first goaltender in NHL history to claim three consecutive All-Star victories ... Played in every playoff game and won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the postseason ... Set an NHL record for shots faced and saves in one playoff year and established a team record for most minutes played by a goaltender in one playoff year ... Set a club mark with four playoff shutouts , including in two of the three game sevens, vs. Tampa Bay on May 27 in the Conference Final and in Vancouver on June 15 in the Stanley Cup-clinching game seven ... Had a five-game win streak from Apr. 27-May 6, including a 4-game series sweep of Philadelphia in the CSF ... Became the only goaltender in NHL history to win three game sevens ... 2009-10: Allowed two goals or fewer in 23 of his 37 complete games ... Had a six-game point streak from Nov. 5-Dec. 2 (3-0-3) ... Had five shutouts on the season, including consecutive- game shutouts Nov. 10 vs. Pittsburgh and Nov. 12 vs. Florida for the second time in his career ... Dressed as backup for 39 games ... 2008-09: Won the Vezina Trophy as the league's top goaltender, was named a First Team NHL All-Star and shared the William M. Jennings Trophy with Manny Fernandez for the fewest team goals allowed in the league ... Led all NHL goaltenders with a 2.10 goals against average and .933 save percentage and ranked sixth in wins with 36 ... Earned career season-highs in wins with 36, the most wins by a Boston goaltender since 1992-93 ... Allowed two or fewer goals in 33 of his 53 complete games ... Had a career-high five shutouts, including consecutive-game shutouts Oct. 27-28 in Edmonton and Vancouver for the first time in his career ... They were the first consecutive blankings by a Boston goaltender since Apr. 3-5, 1995 and it was also just the second time in NHL history that a goaltender had consecutive 1-0 shutouts on the road (Florida's Craig Anderson, Mar. 2-4, 2008) ... Had a seven-game win streak from Dec. 4-30 ... Had three seven-game point streaks - from Nov. 1-22 (6-0-1); Jan. 19-Feb. 5 (5-0-2); and Mar. 19-Apr. 12 (6-0-1) ... Faced his sixth career penalty shot at 2:44 of overtime on Nov. 12 in Chicago, stopping Patrick Sharp ... It was the first ever overtime penalty shot for or against in Bruins history ... Played his 200th NHL game Feb. 10 vs. San Jose ... Recorded his 100th NHL victory with a 6-0 win vs. Anaheim on Feb. 26 ... Dressed as backup for 28 games and backed up in consecutive games on just three occasions ... Was named the NHL's "Second Star" for the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2 (3-1-0 record and 0.99 GAA in four games) ... Shared the NHL's "First Star" for the month of December with Manny Fernandez as he contributed a 7-0-0 record and 2.40 GAA during the month ... Played in his second straight NHL All-Star Game and won for the second straight year with a shootout victory ... Was just the fifth goaltender in NHL history to win consecutive All-Star contests ... Went 7-4 while playing all 11 playoff games, including his first career post-season shutout with a 4-0 win vs. Carolina on May 10 ... Had a fivegame playoff win streak from Apr. 16-May 1, including the four-game CQF sweep of Montreal ... 2007-08: Allowed two goals or fewer in 34 of his 51 complete games (24-6-4 record) and allowed one goal or less in 19 of those games (17-1-1 record) ... Faced 30+ shots in 28 of his 51 complete games with his season-high in shots faced 52 in Montreal on Nov. 17 ... Had a five-game win streak from Jan. 19-31 ... Had two six-game point streaks, from Feb. 13-Mar. 1 (5-0-1) and Mar. 22-Apr. 4 (4-0-2) ... Had three shutouts on the season, numbers 5-7 career ... Faced two penalty shots, allowing goals to Carolina's Chad Larose on Dec. 28 and Atlanta's Ilya Kovalchuk on Mar. 1 ... Was named the NHL's ‘Second Star' for the week of Feb. 25-Mar. 2 (3-0-0 record and 0.97 GAA in 3 games) ... Dressed as backup for 19 games ... Missed six games with a groin injury ... Played in his first career All-Star Game and was the winning goaltender for the Eastern Conference ... Played in his first NHL playoff with a 3-4 record and 2.65 GAA ... Played his first playoff game with a 4-1 loss in Montreal on Apr. 10 and earned his first playoff win with a 2-1 overtime victory on Apr. 13 vs. the Canadiens ... 2006-07: Established career season- highs in games (66) and minutes played (3619) ... His 30 wins were the most by a Boston goaltender since 2001-02 ... Had two four-game win streaks, from Nov. 11-18 and Feb. 17-23 ... Played in a career-best 21 straight games from Oct. 21- Dec. 9, the longest such stretch by a Boston goaltender since 2000-01 (Dafoe, 25) ... Allowed two or less goals in 21 of his 53 complete games ... Had three shutouts on the season, numbers 2-4 career ... Faced one penalty shot, allowing a goal by the Rangers' Jed Ortmeyer on Jan. 13 in New York ... Played his 100th NHL game with a 6-3 win in Detroit on Mar. 11 ... Dressed as backup for 16 games and did not play in consecutive games on just four occasions ... 2005-06: Earned his first NHL shutout with a 5-0 win in Ottawa on Jan. 30 ... Faced two penalty shots, stopping Washington's Alexander Ovechkin on Jan. 26 and Atlanta's Marc Savard on Apr. 15 ... Had a three-game win streak from Jan. 23-26 ... Earned points in seven straight games from Jan. 14-26 (5-0-2) ... Played in 18 straight games, starting 16, from Jan. 10-Mar. 1 ... Played in 17 straight games from Mar. 14-Apr. 15 ... Dressed as backup for three games ... Began the season in Providence/AHL with a 15-11-0 record, 2.26 GAA and .923 save percentage in 26 games before his Jan. 10 recall to Boston ... 2004-05: Returned to Finland and was named the Most Valuable Player in the Finnish League as he led the league in wins, goals against average, games/minutes played and shutouts ... Had a 34-13-7 record and 1.58 GAA, and his 15 shutouts were more than any other team's total ... 2003-04: Spent the season with Boston's AHL affiliate in Providence ... Had a 20-16-6 record and nine shutouts in 43 games and his 1.84 GAA was third-best in the AHL ... 2002-03: Spent most of the season in Providence/AHL with an 18-12-5 record, 2.87 GAA and .906 save percentage in 35 games ... Recalled on three occasions to Boston, from Oct. 27-31, Dec. 23 and Mar. 24-remainder of season, with a 3-1-0 record and 3.00 GAA in four games ... Earned his first NHL win in his first NHL game, a 4-3 victory in Edmonton on Oct. 19 ... Dressed as backup for 11 games ... 2001-02: Spent his second straight season in Europe with a 15-12-5 record in 32 games with Karpat in Finland ... 2000-01: Played the season with AIK Solna in Sweden with a 2.48 GAA in 43 games ... 1999-2000: Played his first full North American pro season with a 10-21-3 record and 3.53 GAA in 36 games with Detroit/IHL ... 1998-99: Began the season with Edmonton's AHL affiliate in Hamilton with a 6-8-0 record and 3.23 GAA in 15 games before again signing with IFK Helsinki and finishing the season in Finland ... Had an 8-3-3 record and 2.23 GAA in 14 Finnish games ... 1997-98: Began his first professional season in the ECHL and IHL, playing six games with Birmingham/ECHL and one in Houston/IHL before going to Finland and finishing the season with IFK Helsinki ... Had a 13-4-1 record and 1.61 GAA in 22 Helsinki games ... Had a perfect 9-0 record with a 1.52 GAA in nine Helsinki playoff games as the team won the Finnish championship ... College: Played four seasons of college hockey at the University of Vermont with an 81-43-15 record and 2.70 GAA with nine shutouts in 140 career college games ... Named an NCAA All-American and ECAC First Team All-Star in both 1994-95 and 1995-96 and earned ECAC Goaltender of the Year honors in 1995-96 ... International: Has represented the United States at six World Championships - 1995 (did not play), 1996 (0-0-0 in one game, Bronze medal), 1998 (did not play), 1999 (0-0-0 in two games), 2005 (did not play) and 2008 (2-1-0 with one shutout in three games) ... Won a Silver medal with Team USA at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver (0-0-0 with a 5.21 goals against average and .857 save percentage in 12 minutes of relief work).