NHL

Tim Thomas Has Taken the Long Road to Glory

Tim ThomasBoston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas has endured an interesting journey en route to the Stanley Cup Finals. Thomas played college hockey at the University of Vermont from 1993-1997. He was originally drafted in 1994, by the old Quebec Nordiques, who are now the Colorado Avalanche.

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Canucks Hoping to Bring the Cup Back to Canada

2011 Stanley Cup FinalsIf the Vancouver Canucks hold on to their 2-0 series lead, against the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, they would be the first Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup since the 1993 Montreal Canadiens. That year, the Canadiens beat the Los Angeles Kings in five games. The series featured Patrick Roy, Luc Robitaille and Wayne Gretzky.

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Wayne Gretzky attends Jerry West tribute (video)

Crosby respects fans, while Ovechkin breaks cameras

Sunday, Pittsburgh Penguins' center Sidney Crosby scored the gold medal winning goal, in Team Canada's 3-2 overtime victory over Team USA. 

This victory took place eight months after Crosby led the Penguins to a win in the Stanley Cup Finals vs. the Detroit Red Wings. Crosby and Washington Capitals' left wing Alexander Ovechkin are considered the best players in the NHL.   

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