Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/7/12
Shawn Thornton is finding ways to keep himself occupied during the Bruins offseason while the NHL hammers out a new collective bargaining agreement. On Monday, he swapped his hockey stick for a golf club when he hosted his third annual Putts and Punches for Parkinson's golf tournament. Thornton wasn't the only Bruins player in attendance, as teammates Tuukka Rask and Daniel Paille also took some swings for charity. They found time in between holes to talk about the progress of the CBA negotiations. Check out the video above to hear Thornton and Paille share their thoughts and concerns about the...

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