Bruins need Thomas' best in Game 7

Updated: May 26, 2011, 8:35 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- As much as the Boston Bruins need a 60-minute effort from each player in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night, it's even more critical for Tim Thomas to be at his best.

"We need Timmy and I know he's going to be huge for us next game," Bruins assistant captain Patrice Bergeron said. "Everyone in front of him has to do their job. It comes down to a team effort. It's not just about one guy. We need to play our team game and ...

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