Tim Thomas Reveals The Real Reason He Left Hockey To Go Live In The Woods.

Published December 12, 2019 at 7:43 PM

It's always been kind of mystery.....

Why did Tim Thomas walk away from the game of hockey and basically disappear off the face of the earth. 

Thomas of course made headlines for not showing up to the Bruins visit to the White House after winning the Stanley Cup.

He then tried a brief stint with the Florida Panthers before leaving hockey for good. 

After being named to the USA Hockey Hall of Fame, Thomas finally revealed what happened to him. 

Thomas says he was suffering from such bad concussion effects he just needed to be away from everything. 

"I couldn't keep up with watching a game for a few years after I stopped playing... My brain wasn't functioning well enough to watch a game. So I sat in the woods for a few years."

"The was a time period where I hated the game. My rebound effect was, this wasn't worth it."

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