Isles' Thomas Remains Non-Committal On Return: Despite the Islanders' recent demotion of Rick DiPietro to the AHL, Tim Thomas' agent said his client still hasn't decided whether he wants to resume his career, the Boston Globe reports. (Updated 2/26/13)
Suspension - (Updated - 1/14/13)
It's not clear whether Tim Thomas would even be in playing shape if he decided to report to the Islanders, so any expectations that he'd play this season seem far-fetched. In all likelihood, the Islanders will revisit the situation in the offseason and see if Thomas has changed his mind by that point. (Updated 2/26/13).