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Tim Thomas is really feeling it

Bruins goalie gives team just what it needed -- his fifth shutout

Updated: December 2, 2010, 8:49 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- When goaltender Tim Thomas receives a roughing penalty, it's a good sign for the Boston Bruins.

In fact, Thomas was so focused on the task at hand against the Flyers on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center, he said he "blacked out" and didn't realize he slapped Philadelphia's Scott Hartnell to receive a penalty.

That means Thomas was completely focused on his job. As he's been all season, he was fired up, and there was no way he was going to allow the opponent ...

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