Found April 30, 2012 on
It started with Colton Orr and ended with Robyn Regehr. Old sparring partner Krys Barch made two appearances somewhere in between and old pal Mark Stuart even joined the fun. Prime-time pugilists Zenon Konopka, Chris Neil and Jody Shelley each went one round apiece -- and Columbus' canon Jared Boll doubled down in the same month. Let's just say Shawn Thornton did a lot of dancing in the 2011-12 season. In fact, the Bruins enforcer finished the regular season with 20 fighting majors, tying him for most in the league with the Rangers' Brandon Prust. The 20 fights aren't a...

Shawn Thornton Piled Up League-Leading Fight Totals This Season, But Only Dropped the Gloves for Right Reasons

Unlike a year ago, the Bruins didn't have a lot to celebrate this season. Their quest to defend the Cup ended in the opening round of the playoffs with an overtime loss to Washington in Game 7 last Wednesday. But the Bruins didn't walk away from the 2011-12 season completely empty-handed. Or at least not empty-fisted. Shawn Thornton did earn a share of the league lead in...
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