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Tim Thomas skips White House based on political beliefs, will make statement via Facebook
Posted By DJ Bean On January 23, 2012 @ 3:05 pm In General | 43 Comments
Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas  was a notable absence at the White House Monday when President Obama honored the Stanley Cup  Champions. According to the Boston Globe, Thomas chose not to attend based on political beliefs but will not be suspended by the team.
Thomas, a known fan of conservative talk show host Glenn Beck, won both the Vezina and Conn Smyth last season, breaking the single-season record for save percentage and leading the Bruins to their first Stanley Cup victory in 39 years.
Thomas will address the situation on Facebook at 6 p.m.
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