Tim Thomas traded to NY Islanders

Discussion in 'Boston Bruins Fan Talk' started by Deus Irae, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

  2. Ian

    Ian Administrator Staff Member

    Not that I care much about hockey, but I understand why this is big news for those who follow the Bruins. Man...what a mess that whole thing turned out to be...:frusty:
     
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  3. Brady_to_Moss

    Brady_to_Moss Butler Island is here PatsFans.com Supporter

    good...let him go all crazy and leave them mid season and go up north
     
  4. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    Reports are that he still doesn't plan to play this season. This has all the earmarks of it being strictly a cap move. Supposedly, the Islanders needed to get above the cap floor.
     
  5. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    My post from the BRUINS FORUM

     
  6. Bravo777

    Bravo777 In the Starting Line-Up

    I thought he was taking the season off?
     
  7. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    He is ... this is a paperwork/salary cap move.
     
  8. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    :rofl: ... you like Felger/Mazz :confused2:
    I happened to be watching them today ... have to shower after.
     
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  9. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    :confused:

    Boston Bruins trade Tim Thomas to New York Islanders for draft pick | Home Ice - SI.com
     
  10. Patsrock

    Patsrock Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Strictly salary cap related. Bruins pick up around 2.8(prorated) in cap relief. And Islanders get about salary floor.
     
  11. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Way to keep up Katie ... :rofl:

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  12. Bravo777

    Bravo777 In the Starting Line-Up

    Ohh, okay. Thanks!
     
  13. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    To be fair, Katie probably didn't pull that picture.

    And at least whoever did come up with that didn't put up a picture of Afailius. :p
     
  14. Patsrock

    Patsrock Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    This thread is funny. Yeah it's long but show some ESPN mess ups with pictures and a lot of photoshops that are fantastic


    ESPN Knows Hockey - HFBoards


    If not appropriate to link please delete
     
  15. Jackson 2

    Jackson 2 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    The Islanders agreed to pay him in krugerrands, canned goods and ammo...
     
  16. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    That was a fun thread. Thanks for the link.
     

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