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New Jersey Devils v Boston Bruins

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 15: Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins reacts to the win over the New Jersey Devils on November 15, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Ha! You clicked on it. See? You do want to read another story about what people are saying about Tim Thomas skipping a visit to the White House.

Over to you, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.

"[Thomas is] a phenomenal hockey player and he’s entitled to his views,” Patrick said on a radio show. “It just feels like we are losing in this country basic courtesy and grace.”

Patrick, a Democrat, went on to say that while he disagreed with many of former President George W Bush’s policies, he was still respectful when they met.

“I always referred to him as Mr. President, I stood when he came into the room. There are rules to live by.”