Starting goalie for the Boston Bruins and played at the University of Vermont from 1993 to 1997.
Thomas won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goaltender last season. He was part of the 2008 World Championships team, where he played in three games before going down with a groin injury. Following his 2-1 victory in the Winter Classic, Thomas was announced as a member of Team USA.
Website: Thomas' Team USA page
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