Tim Thomas is a former National Hockey League goaltender who was selected in the 9th round, 217 overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. A late bloomer to the portion, Thomas played several years in the minors and overseas before getting his shot in the NHL with the Boston Bruins at the age of 28 during the 2002/03 season. By the time he was 32, he became the starting goaltender for the Bruins and his career took off becoming a two time winner of the Vezina Trophy in 2009 and 2011, was a member of Team USA during the 2010 Winter Olympics, won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the playoffs in 2011 and also won the Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2011. Thomas played for Boston, Florida and Dallas before retiring in 2014. Thomas finished his NHL Career with 426 games played, a 2.52 GAA and a .920 SV%.