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Thomas Named NHL's 2nd Star of the Week

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA - Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas was named NHL's Second Star of the Week for the week ending March 2. 

Thomas stopped 75 of 78 shots and went 3-0-0 in victories over Ottawa, Pittsburgh and Atlanta last week.  He recorded his second shutout of the season after making 22 saves in a 4-0 win over Ottawa on February 26 and followed that with a 27-save effort in a 5-1 win against Pittsburgh on February 28.  Thomas wrapped up the week by making 26 stops in a 3-2 shootout win over the Atlanta Thrashers on March 1.

He has posted a 23-14-4 record, 2.36 goals against average, and a .925 save percentage in 45 games this season and was named to his first career NHL All-Star game in January.

Thomas and the Bruins face the Washington Capitals tonight in Washington, DC at 7:00 p.m. ET (TV: VERSUS, RADIO: WBZ 1030 AM).

NHL's Three Stars for the week ending March 2:
First Star- Mats Sundin, C, Toronto Maple Leafs
Second Star- Tim Thomas, G, Boston Bruins
Third Star- Mike Knuble, RW, Philadelphia Flyers
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