TD Bank
News

Tim Thomas is NHL's First Star

Thomas honored for the week ending October 31

Monday, 11.1.2010 / 12:52 PM ET / News
X
Share with your Friends


Tim Thomas is NHL\'s First Star
NEW YORK – The NHL announced today that goaltender Tim Thomas has been named the First Star of the Week, for the week ending October 31. San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith are the second and third stars, respectively.

Thomas continued his spectacular start to the 2010-11 season by stopping all 49 shots he faced in back-to-back shutout victories over a pair of Northeast Division rivals last week, helping the Bruins improve to 6-2-0. Thomas recorded 20 saves in a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs Oct. 28 and stopped 29 shots for his 20th career NHL shutout in a 4-0 win over the Ottawa Senators Oct. 30. The 2009 Vezina Trophy winner has won each of six starts with a 0.50 goals-against average, .984 save percentage and three shutouts. He is the first Bruins goaltender to start the season 6-0-0 since Hockey Hall of Famer Cecil 'Tiny' Thompson in 1937-38.

The Boston Bruins Foundation will donate $1,000 in Thomas’ name to the children’s charity of his choice.

SECOND STAR -- JOE THORNTON, C, SAN JOSE SHARKS
Thornton led all scorers last week with eight points (three goals, five assists) in two games. Skating alongside Patrick Marleau and Dany Heatley for the first time this season, Thornton registered his fourth career hat trick and figured in the scoring of all five Sharks goals in a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Oct. 27. The new Sharks captain matched his single-game career high for points, as did Marleau (1-3--4) and Heatley (1-3--4). Thornton concluded the week by earning assists on each of the first three Sharks goals in a 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Oct. 30. Thornton leads the Sharks and ranks fifth in League scoring with 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) in nine games.

THIRD STAR -- DUNCAN KEITH, D, CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
Keith led all defensemen in scoring last week with seven points (one goal, six assists), helping the Blackhawks win two of three starts. Keith notched multiple points in each game, beginning with two assists in a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings Oct. 27. He recorded three assist in a 7-4 loss to the Edmonton Oilers Oct. 29 and tallied the game-winning goal plus two assists in a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild Oct. 30. The 2009-10 winner of the Norris Trophy as the League's top defenseman, Keith leads all players in average ice time per game (29:09) and has recorded 10 points (one goal, nine assists) in 13 games.
Coors Light - To the Black, The Gold, and The Cold

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
3 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
4 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
5 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
6 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
7 TOR 77 29 42 6 201 245 64
8 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 76 21 32 2 53
L. Eriksson 76 20 24 2 44
M. Lucic 76 18 26 15 44
C. Soderberg 77 12 30 11 42
D. Hamilton 72 10 32 -3 42
B. Marchand 72 22 17 5 39
R. Smith 76 13 25 9 38
T. Krug 73 12 25 15 37
D. Krejci 42 7 21 6 28
D. Pastrnak 41 10 17 14 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 32 19 12 .922 2.30
N. Svedberg 7 5 1 .918 2.33
Hallmark Health System
BRUINS FAN POLL
 
Friendly's - Official Family Restaurant and Ice Cream of the Boston Bruins
Jack Links
NHL Ticket Exchange
Dunkin' Donuts Perks   AMI Graphics   Geico - Aim for savings

Click the instant ticket and enter to win Second Chance Drawings