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Current Bruin on Thomas: 'He's not my teammate'

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08:21 AM ET 07.27 | Tim Thomas is back ... on Facebook anyway. Thomas took to Facebook again Thursday by supporting Chick-fil-A, which is owned by the Cathy family. The Cathys have been outspoken in opposing gay marriage. That flies right in the face of the "You Can Play" project, which encourages a safe environment for a homosexual NHL player to come out to the league. This is perhaps he most controversial of the stances Thomas has taken, and the Bruins no longer have to explain why it isn't a bad thing. "He isn't playing next year," one current Bruin told WEEI.com Thursday, "which means he's not my teammate, which means I don't have to react to his Facebook posts."

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July 27, 2012  08:33 AM ET

No chance CFA will be served in the Leafs dressing room

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July 27, 2012  08:56 AM ET

I get it now. I always thought the "You Can Play" project was a motivational poster for the Leafs.

July 27, 2012  09:01 AM ET
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**** just doesn't appreciate his hockey career, eh?

exactly...

July 27, 2012  09:09 AM ET

Have we ever seen TT and Rick Santorum together? Just asking.

July 27, 2012  09:24 AM ET
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Have we ever seen TT and Rick Santorum together? Just asking.

only in the shower

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July 27, 2012  09:30 AM ET
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only in the shower

Doing the Sandusky?

July 27, 2012  09:34 AM ET
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But i've heard the waffle fries are awesome!...

they really are...but then again how do you f up waffle fries

July 27, 2012  09:39 AM ET
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**** just doesn't appreciate his hockey career, eh?

its a sad time in boston right now...my nefews (7-9) were huge timmy, ray allen, and lester fans and are crushed... tim just acting like a dooooshe, lester sucking and judas shuttlesworth

July 27, 2012  09:46 AM ET
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its a sad time in boston right now...my nefews (7-9) were huge timmy, ray allen, and lester fans and are crushed... tim just acting like a dooooshe, lester sucking and judas shuttlesworth

I don't think he's acting.

July 27, 2012  09:50 AM ET
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I don't think he's acting.

If he is he belongs on broadway

July 27, 2012  09:55 AM ET
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I don't think he's acting.

nor do I

July 27, 2012  09:55 AM ET
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they really are...but then again how do you f up waffle fries

Put Burkie in charge of them?

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July 27, 2012  10:04 AM ET
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Not sure how being opposed to gay marriage flies in the face of the "you can play project", but it's hardly shocking that the media would try to make it so. I didn't realize hockey and the NHL was now going to become an advocate for the GLAT lobby.

Thomas is entitled to his opinion and never needed any of his teammates to OK them or explain them......especially a chickenschiit one that is too cowardly to go on the record.

Sorry Rex this was taken from a Bruins Blog so I guess they're the advocates.

July 27, 2012  10:10 AM ET
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Not sure how being opposed to gay marriage flies in the face of the "you can play project", but it's hardly shocking that the media would try to make it so. I didn't realize hockey and the NHL was now going to become an advocate for the GLAT lobby.Thomas is entitled to his opinion and never needed any of his teammates to OK them or explain them......especially a chickenschiit one that is too cowardly to go on the record.

okay...
1) It's not just the marriage opossition, they are kind of bigoted anyway, so yeeah, that does go opposite of an itiative to promote tolerance.
2) he is indeed allowed his opinion...but so is the league. But is bigotry and exclusion an opinion?
3) GLAT lobby? Timmy keeps kosher?

July 27, 2012  10:12 AM ET
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......especially a chickenschiit one that is too cowardly to go on the record.

I agree about this part though, maybe cowardly isn't the right word. I will say that some of the people that....feel the same way Timmy seems to" aren't always so ready to let others disagree, and life could be made tough for this guy. The left isn't much better sometinmes....but they don't shoot people

 
July 27, 2012  10:16 AM ET
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they really are...but then again how do you f up waffle fries

Undercooking them is a common f up.

DID YOU KNOW:

Long before the McChicken, CFA invented the fast-food chicken sandwich. Groundbreaking for its time, and to this day, still the best chicken sandwich out there.

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