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Tim Thomas eeks out Save of the Week for November 15-21

Nov 23, 2010, 9:45 PM EDT

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(Alexander Burmistrov won the Goal of the Week for November 15-21. You can check it out here.)

Much like Burmistrov’s narrow victory over Andreas Nodl and Henrik Zetterberg, Tim Thomas’s first save of two entries beat Jimmy Howard by a precious two votes.

Howard’s save was pretty nice, but honestly, I think that his stops sort of blended in with some of the other beauties of last week. (In fact, I think that Roberto Luongo’s stick save was a bit better.)

The Thomas stop, however, combined inspired genius with more than a little insanity. I mean, for goodness sakes, the guy made a save during that flurry with facing his own net. Take a look at the poll results.

(Click the image to take a closer look at the results.)

Here’s video of that crazy group of saves by Thomas.

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