Found February 22, 2012 on
Hockey and basketball apparently have very different opinions on what should constitute a day off. Shawn Thornton battled flu-like symptoms throughout the day to rally and play against the St. Louis Blues, which isn't all that unusual considering the various bumps and bruises hockey players deal with throughout a season. Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs voluntarily benched two of their starters in Tuesday night's game in favor of getting some extra rest. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette couldn't help but notice the difference between the two attitudes regarding rest and asked our Twitter followers if an NHL team would ever consider...

Thornton taking warm-ups

ST. LOUIS, Mo.--Shawn Thornton, who didn't participate in the morning skate because he was sick, is participating in the pre-game warmups at Scottrade Center in preparations for tonight's Bruins game against the Blues. Coach Claude Julien said that Thornton would be a ...

Shawn Thornton sick, game-time decision

Shawn Thornton did not participate in the morning skate because he’s sick, said Claude Julien. Thornton will be a game-time decision. If Thornton is unavailable, Josh Hennessy will ride on the fourth line with Daniel Paille and Gregory Campbell. Carter...

David Krejci to Play Right Wing Against Blues, Shawn Thornton To Be a 'Game-Time Decision'

After back-to-back losses in Winnipeg and Minnesota, things won't get any easier for the Bruins when they continue their season-high six-game road trip with a stop in St. Louis, which hasn't suffered a regulation loss on home ice since Dec. 3. There will be some lineup changes for the Bruins as they try to get their offense on track against the team with the league's...

Bruins take ice in Buffalo

BUFFALO – Good afternoon from the First Niagara Center, where the Bruins have started practice. They flew from St. Louis to Buffalo this morning and traveled directly to the rink. Shawn Thornton is not present for practice. Thornton played last...

Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Shawn Thornton Voted Three Toughest NHL Players by Peers (Video)

Bruins fans know their team is tough. But apparently the rest of the NHL feels the same way. Milan Lucic was voted the league's toughest player by his peers. Next on the list? That would be Zdeno Chara and Shawn Thornton. That's right, the three toughest players in the NHL play for the hometown club, according to the lastest NHLPA player poll. Then again, B's fans probably...

Shawn Thornton game-time decision

ST. LOUIS, Mo.--Shawn Thornton did not participate in the morning skate here at Scottrade Center and is "under the weather," according to coach Claude Julien. Julioen said he will be a game-time decision. Skating in his place with Daniel Paille and ...

Thornton in

ST. LOUIS, Mo.--Shawn Thornton, feeling under the weather this morning, will be in the lineup tonight while Josh Hennessy will take a seat. Carter Camper will make his NHL debut, centering Jordan Caron and Benoit Pouliot.

Tonight's Bruins lineup

Based on pregame warmups: Brad Marchand-Patrice Bergeron-Tyler Seguin Milan Lucic-Chris Kelly-David Krejci Daniel Paille-Gregory Campbell-Shawn Thornton Jordan Caron-Carter Camper-Benoit Pouliot Zdeno Chara-Johnny Boychuk Dennis Seidenberg-Joe Corvo Andrew Ference-Adam McQuaid Tim Thomas Tuukka Rask * Brian Elliott (20-6-2, 1.56 GAA, .940...
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