Thomas saves the day -- again

Bruins goalie and team's penalty kill continue to frustrate Lightning

Updated: May 24, 2011, 9:33 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- After blowing a 3-0 lead in the final two periods of Game 4 in Tampa to lose 5-3, the Bruins came out surprisingly flat in the opening frame of Game 5. They were out-shot 14-4 and they simply did not play with the intensity needed in a pivotal Game 5 with the series tied at two. But amazingly as they were booed off the ice at the first intermission, the Bruins were trailing only 1-0. That's because, once again, Tim Thomas (33 saves) was in the midst of another Superman performance and ...

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