Thread: Rumor: Tim Thomas
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07-02-2013, 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
I think using one of the best goalies of all time as your example would be more of the exception than the rule. Tim Thomas is good, but I don't think you can use Hasek as a comparable. Also, people were concerned with Hasek coming back. He proved them wrong to a certain extent, but I imagine the concerns were there for him, just like there are here.

If he wants a one year short deal, I'd take him. If he wants $4mil or something, get out of here and let someone else risk it. Could turn out great for them. Could backfire.
I'll give you he may be the exception, but it isn't like Thomas sucked before he left. And he asked what we knew about goalies who took off a year, and I gave him an example.

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