Bruins Sign Thomas To Multi-Year Extension

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League announced that they have signed former ECHL goaltender Tim Thomas to a multi-year contract extension.

In his first professional season in 1997-98, Thomas was 4-1-1 with a goals-against average of 2.18 and a save percentage of .944 in six regular season games for Birmingham while also playing one game in the International Hockey League with Houston. He also played in Finland where he was 13-4-1 with two shutouts, a goals against of 1.62 and a save percentage of .947 in 18 regular season games for Helsinki.

Thomas, who played in his second NHL All-Star Game in January, leads the NHL with a goals-against average of 2.11 and a save percentage of .932 while setting a career best with 33 wins and leading the Bruins to their first 50-win season since 1992-93.