Thomas named NHL's First Star of Week

Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas has been named the NHL’s First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 22. Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos and New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur are the second and third stars, respectively.

Thomas posted a 3-0-0 record, including one shutout, and allowed only four goals on 106 shots. He currently leads all NHL goalies in goals-against average (1.83) and save percentage (.945), and is tied for the league lead with seven shutouts.