The goalie from nowhere

Updated: September 14, 2009, 12:50 AM ET
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Tim Thomas

One of the best stories of the decade was the unexpected rise of goalie Tim Thomas. Thomas didn't become a starting goalie until 2005, when he was 31 years old, but he won the Vezina Trophy as the league's best goalie in 2009. (Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)


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