Tim Thomas’ Age Not Slowing Veteran Goalie Down, As He Somehow Continues to Improve

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas isn't getting any younger. But then again, he isn't getting any worse between the pipes, either.

In fact, you could argue that the 37-year-old Thomas is just getting better with age. A year after cruising to a Vezina Trophy and an eventual Conn Smythe, the Bruins netminder continues to amaze (with a better save percentage and goals against average), even as he gets older.

Jack Edwards called in to NESN Daily to talk about the unlikely progression of Thomas, and Edwards said two factors play a fairly important role. First, he says, Thomas is not unlike other veteran goalies who use their knowledge and experience to make their job easier. Secondly, the competition from Tuukka Rask is only making Thomas bring his best every night. If he doesn't, Rask will be there, waiting to assume the No. 1 role.

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