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    Tim Thomas wrong to skip White House trip

    Goaltender should have put team above individual concerns

    Tim Thomas separated himself from his Bruins’ teammates yesterday afternoon when he refused to join them at the White House, a day meant to celebrate their 2011 Stanley Cup championship.

    The two-time Vezina Trophy winner later in the day issued a statement, released by NHL.com and on Thomas’s Facebook page just after 6 p.m., noting his disillusionment with the United States government and offering that as his reason not to stand with his team.

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