BOSTON - Goaltender Tim Thomas has signed a contract extension with the Boston Bruins.
The Bruins did not release financial details or how many years were covered by the contract. Thomas is to attend a news conference at TD Banknorth Garden on Saturday morning. Thomas, who earns US$1.1 million this season, leads the NHL with a 2.11 goals-against average and .932 save percentage. He has a career high 33 wins this season.
The 34-year-old Davison, Mich., native, who bounced around leagues in North America and Europe for years before making it to the NHL, made his NHL debut in 2002 with the Bruins.
In 216 career NHL games, all with Boston, Thomas is 106-73-27 with a 2.63 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage.