Bruins-Thomas Agree To Three-Year Extension

Mark MarinoSenior Analyst IApril 3, 2009

PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 29: Goalkeeper Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins makes a save against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on March 29, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Boston's sports talk radio station WEEI, as well as ESPN, report that goaltender Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins have agreed to a three-year contract extension.

"John Buccigross and Matt Barnaby reported on ESPN SportsCenter that the Bruins will call a press conference this weekend to announce an agreement on an extension with goalie Tim Thomas. Thomas is considered a top candidate for the Vezina Trophy, honoring the NHL's best goaltender. The 34-year-old is in the final season of a three-year deal," according to the ESPN report.

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