Bitter And Sweet Homecomings

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Tim Thomas

Jan. 28, 2014

The Boston Bruins showed no mercy for the departed goalie who led them to the Stanley Cup, spoiling Tim Thomas' first game in Boston as a visitor with a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers. Fans applauded lightly when Thomas was introduced as the starting goalie. But after Shawn Thornton made it 5-2 just more than 8 minutes into the third period, they derisively chanted, "Thomas! Thomas!" "I didn't really hear it too much," Thomas said. "There were really not a lot of feelings." Other than the heartfelt high-stick he delivered to the kisser of Bruins forward Carl Soderberg in the third period, or course.

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