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Tim Thomas has won both of his starts against the Sabres this season. (AP)

Tim Thomas has won both of his starts against the Sabres this season. (AP)

Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas drops to the ice to make a save on a shot by Buffalo Sabres center Nathan Gerbe, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)