Trying times for Thomas

Bruins goalie vents frustration after being pulled again

Updated: March 30, 2010, 10:56 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- In the hallway behind the Boston bench at TD Garden, there are shards of a goalie stick left behind by the Bruins' Tim Thomas.

The splintered remains are a clear indication how frustrated the reigning Vezina Trophy winner became after he was pulled from Monday's game against the Buffalo Sabres, the sixth time he's been yanked this season. At the 6:08 mark of the second period, Bruins coach Claude Julien decided he had seen enough and pulled Thomas in an attempt to spark his ...

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