Posted By: Michael Cecchin
This year’s NHL Playoffs are now into the Conference Finals and for Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas, this has been a dream come true. The 37-year-old Flint, Michigan native has had a career with many ups, downs, twists and turns with a bit of luck. Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in 1994, Thomas spent most of his career over seas playing in Finland with a few attempts at cracking an NHL roster. Through adversity and constant adaptation, Thomas finally got his break during the 2005-06 season with the Boston Bruins and hasn’t looked back since.
Since the 2005-06 season Thomas has made 3 All-Star appearances and has one Vezina Trophy under his belt. His unorthodox style has made him a household name in the NHL after a long winding career to get to the National Hockey League. His fight and determination alongside his positive personality has made him a role model for all young hockey players who look for inspiration. The Tim Thomas Foundation Hockey Camp aspires to build children’s character on and off the ice by teaching them important values through the game of hockey. Thomas has said that he has met some of the greatest people through hockey and by using that Foundation the Tim Thomas Hockey Camp is a chance to demonstrate that the game of hockey can be an important role in the development of children’s values.
The camp focuses on all aspects of the game of hockey, from positional play to mental attitude and daily routines, kids get the complete guide to be a successful and healthy hockey player both mentally and physically. The Tim Thomas Hockey Camp gives every child and hockey player the belief that every goal and every dream can be achieved through hard work and perseverance.
Through the adversity Thomas has faced, he has become the perfect image of success through hard work and determination, which has made him a role model for hockey fans young and old. The Tim Thomas Foundation Summer Hockey Camp is held each year to create a fun environment which allows players to learn about the game, improve their game and develop a genuine love for the game. By holding a camp dedicated to ensuring attendees better their hockey skills and overall athletics, he is giving back not only to the community and children at the camp but also to the game of hockey.
To learn more about the Tim Thomas Foundation, visit http://www.timthomashockey.com/index.php