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Rask getting the bad bounces

As B's young goalie loses again, he and Tim Thomas are seeing a role reversal

Updated: November 12, 2010, 2:44 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Last season, it was goaltender Tim Thomas who followed up a Vezina Trophy-winning season in 2008-09 with a subpar and basically nightmarish 2009-10. For whatever reason, Thomas couldn't find his groove and before he knew it he had a nagging hip injury -- which he kept hidden -- and the team in front of him seemed to lose confidence in him or simply not play well, which led to Tuukka Rask taking over the starting role.

Now 13 games into the 2010-11 season, it's Rask who seems to ...

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