Tim Thomas drops puck ahead of Bruins-Capitals

Tim Thomas drops puck ahead of Bruins-Capitals

It's rare we see Tim Thomas make a public appearance nowadays, but he was in attendance for Wednesday night's Boston Bruins-Washington Capitals matchup at Capital One Arena.

Thomas was honored before the game as he was elected into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame and will be inducted on Dec. 12. The former B's goaltender and 2011 Stanley Cup champion topped off the ceremony by dropping the puck ahead of the game.

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A great moment for the B's legend.

Joining Thomas as inductees are NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, Ex-NHLer and Bruins forward Brian Gionta, Fort Dupont Ice Arena founder Neal Henderson and U.S women’s star Krissy Wendell.

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Bruins mascot gets involved with sweet goal at NHL All-Star Game

Bruins mascot gets involved with sweet goal at NHL All-Star Game

NHL's All-Star weekend isn't just a time for the NHL's best players to showcase their skills on the ice. Apparently, their mascots get a chance to do that as well.

The NHL has a mascot game every year at All-Star weekend to showcase the Grittys and Youppis of the world. But just before the start of Saturday night's NHL All-Star Game, the Boston Bruins took some time to shout out their mascot Blades.

As you can see in the video below, courtesy of the Bruins official Twitter account, Blades had a pretty nice dangle to beat the Anaheim Ducks mascot, Wildwing, and net a goal.

Considering that's a person in a bear costume on skates, that's pretty good.

The Bruins will be hoping that David Pastrnak can find success similar to that of Blades during the game on Saturday night. To watch the NHL All-Star Game, click here.

2020 NHL All-Star Game live stream: How to watch division tournament online

2020 NHL All-Star Game live stream: How to watch division tournament online

Many of hockey's best players have descended on St. Louis for the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.

Among the players showcasing their elite talent for the world to see is Boston Bruins right winger David Pastrnak, who entered the All-Star break with a league-leading 37 goals. He is the only Bruins player participating in the game after goaltender Tuukka Rask decided to skip the event (he later was placed on injured following a concussion suffered on Jan. 14).

Pastrnak is the Atlantic Division team captain, and he'll try to lead the team to its first ever All-Star Game victory. The current All-Star format, which was adopted in 2016, pits the four divisions against each other in a single-elimination tournament. The two semifinal winners square off in the final. 

Here's the information you need to watch the 2020 NHL All-Star Game.

When: Saturday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC
Live Stream: NBC Sports

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