BOSTON, MA - APRIL 12: Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins stops a shot in the third period against the Washington Capitals in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 12, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Bruins defeated the Washington Capitals 1-0 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Tim Thomas may take a year away from hockey
After a memorable Stanley Cup winning season in 2011, this season was filled with off-ice drama for the 38-year-old goaltender.