Davison’s Tim Thomas Adds Vezina Trophy To NHL Awards
Davison High School graduate Tim Thomas just keeps adding hardware to his trophy case. After helping his Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup, he was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs. Now the NHL has recognized Thomas as the leagues top netminder, awarding him the Vezina Trophy. Thomas set an NHL record for save percentage when he ended the season at .938, surpassing Dominik Hasek’s .937. He also had a league-low 2.00 goals against average.
In other NHL news, Detroit’s Nicklas Lindstrom won his seventh Norris Trophy as the leagues best defenseman, tying Doug Harvey as a seven-time winner, one behind record-holder Bobby Orr, who has eight.