Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 2/7/13
Shawn Thornton is back. Sort of. The Bruins’ forward, who has been out for a week with a concussion, has been cleared for contact, according to the Boston Bruins. Despite being cleared to practice and for contact, he has yet to hear word if he’ll be suiting up on Saturday when the Bruins host the Tampa Bay Lightning. Fans interested in winning front-row “glass seats” to that game can enter here. Thornton said he is cleared for practice, cleared for contact but has not received word yet on his availability for Sat’s game ^BB — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 7, 2013 22 said he is feeling a lot better. Added that he has fought close to 400 times in his entire career. Losing a fight “is bound to happen”^BB — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 7, 2013  
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