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Tim Thomas somehow has doubters

Depsite scoring just one goal in last two games, Canucks still aren't convinced

Updated: June 9, 2011, 3:27 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins no longer hope Tim Thomas will bail out their team -- they've come to expect it.

Boston must earn its goals with muscle and hustle, a grind-it-out, physical brand of hockey that takes time to establish. Yet the very nature of the Stanley Cup finals is one of urgency, especially when your team is trailing 2-1 in the series and Game 4 is a must-win situation.

Your opponent is known for fleet-footed skaters, talented high-octane scorers who specialize ...

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