If there were any doubts as to how selfish Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas is, they were erased this weekend. Thomas took to his facebook page and announced that he would be sitting out the upcoming season even though he is still under contract with the Bruins for 2013—to the tune of $5 million against the salary cap.
On the surface, a simple solution would be to suspend him for the season and move on, but it’s not that simple in the salary cap world. If the team suspends him, that $5 million cap hit remains on the books. With the team looking to return to the Stanley Cup