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The best goaltender in the NHL is heading to the 2012 All-Star Game, as expected. Tim Thomas dominated his competition in the goalie voting, finishing with 128,000 more than James Reimer of the Maple Leafs who finished second.
His election to the game in Ottawa comes through the initial fan voting. In the coming weeks, 36 more All-Stars will be chosen, and then be sorted through the fantasy draft system that determines the two teams. The game will be hosted on January 29th.
This season with the Bruins, Thomas has a 17-6 record and an impressive 1.90 goals against average. Even more impressive for the Vezina Trophy winner is his .940 save percentage, which is slightly better than the record setting .938 he finished with last year.
His trip to Ottawa at the end of the this month will likely be looked back on as another achievement amidst a season where he intends on leading the Bruins back to the Stanley Cup.