Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Tim Thomas' next stop
By Victoria Matiash
Goaltender Tim Thomas isn't ready to call it a career quite yet. As first reported by ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, Thomas has asked his agent, Bill Zito, to "explore" what's out there in terms of playing opportunities. Assuming the New York Islanders won't toll Thomas' contract, the veteran netminder will become an unrestricted free agent on Friday. As discussed by ESPNNY.com's Katie Strang, the Philadelphia Flyers are one of several teams that may have an interest in Thomas.
Katie StrangGood fit in Philly?
"... Given Philadelphia's desire to acquire a goaltender, Thomas may be on the Flyers' immediate radar. Multiple reports have also indicated that the Flyers have interest in [Evgeni] Nabokov, who is not expected to re-sign with the Islanders ..."