NESN has announced that Bruins goalie Tim Thomas
is the 38th 7th Player Award Winner (Sponsored by New England Dodge Dealers). Thomas, 32, and a native of Flint, Michigan, is the just the 4th player in the history of the award to win the honor twice, the first being Randy Burridge (1986, 1989), followed by Hockey Hall of Famer Cam Neely (1987, 1994), and Wilbraham, Massachusetts native Bill Guerin (2001, 2002). "The Tank" is just the second to win it in consecutive years. Going into tonight, Thomas is 30-26-4, with a .908 save percentage and a 3.07 GAA and has three shutouts on the season. Thomas, who first signed with the B’s in 2001 and re-signed with the team last year, has played 105 games with the Black & Gold, earning a 45-40-14 record a 2.96 GAA and .911 SV%.