Found January 10, 2012 on Puck Daddy:
There was an unlikely sight in the first period of the Winnipeg Jets' game at the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night: The Jets' Chris Thorburn, he of the 28 goals and 486 penalty minutes in 395 career games, attempting a penalty shot that was saved by Tuukka Rask. The second period yielded an even more unlikely sight, bordering on the unconceivable. Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins was hooked on a breakaway by Tim Stapleton. On the subsequent penalty shot, Thornton — he of the 28 goals and 685 penalty minutes in 407 games — beat Ondrej Pavelec with a beauty of a move: Do not adjust your monitors, that was Shawn Thornton with the terrific leg dangle and toe-drag move on the penalty shot goal. Don't worry, he was back to being Shawn Thornton later in the period with his old teammate Mark Stuart.

VIDEO: Shawn Thornton vs. Tony Gallagher

Tony Gallagher is a dick. Shawn Thornton is the third greatest NHL player of all time. Watch and be mesmerized.  <param name="flashvars" value="v=

Caption Time: Other things Shawn Thornton said to Tony Gallagher

If you haven't seen the video of Shawn Thornton refuting criticism from Vancouver Sun and resident nutcase Tony Gallagher, then you are really missing out on some fantastic television.The above caption was done by our buddy Eric (@BosBruinsFan). And now we're wondering what other things Shawn Thornton said to Tony-G?Here's a blank template to run with. Email your entries...

Ain't No Party Like a Shawn Thornton Party. BRUINS WIN.

Do we consider this a "bounce back" game? We mean, the Bruins were the overall better team against Vancouver. It is just hard to crack turtle shells.This game wasn't pretty to start. The Bruins overheard Jets fans in the stands talking about the early 90s battles against the Bruins and the Bruins were confused because they played the Thrashers last year. Once...

Shawn Thornton Marks Memorable Night at Garden With First Penalty Shot, Bout With Old Buddy Mark Stuart

BOSTON -- Shawn Thornton wrapped a career's worth of memorable moments into a single period. In a span of seven minutes and 12 seconds, the Bruins tough guy found himself sitting in the box on a phantom check to the head penalty, breaking in alone for a scoring chance coming out of the box, then converting a shorthanded penalty shot, followed by a bout against one of his closest...

Shawn Thornton Scores Highlight-Reel Penalty Shot Goal in Second Period of Bruins-Jets Game

Tuesday night marked a first in Bruins history. For the first time in the franchise's established history, both teams involved were awarded penalty shots. Tuukka Rask turned away Chris Thorburn's penalty shot in the first period before Shawn Thornton came streaking out of the penalty box in the second period before being hooked from behind on a breakaway. He was given a penalty...

Next Caller: Shawn Thornton

Caller... go ahead...More fallout from the Canucks-Bruins game...You know about Lucic and you know about Salo vs. Marchand...But here's the next chapter...The ((Vancouver)) Province's beat writer, Tony Gallagher, was a guest on the "Sticks and Stones" segment on CSN New England going off on Shawn Thornton and how he was trying to go against a guy who was "40...

Teammates love Thornton’s goal

Shawn Thornton usually gets his teammates going with his fisticuffs. Tonight in the B's 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets, he did it with something that he's never tried in his professional career -- a penalty shot. At 5:16 of the ...

Dale Weise Offers Multiple Excuses for Embarrassingly Refusing to Fight Shawn Thornton

Saturday was a sad day for hockey. For those of you who watched the highly anticipated Bruins-Canucks matchup in Boston, you can't help but agree. No, I'm not talking about some hip check; I'm referring to the Habs-like act pulled by Dale Weise -- a professional hockey player, who stands in at 6-foot-2, 210 pounds -- jawing at an opponent and then skating away to hide...

Shawn Thornton Surprises Writer Tony Gallagher on Live TV, Dominates Him in Debate on Fighting

When you score on your first-ever penalty shot and engage in yet another spirited bout in front of the home crowd, the best way to cap off your night is to engage in a verbal beatdown of a writer who doesn't really know what he's talking about. Just your standard Tuesday night for Shawn Thornton. The Bruins' tough guy was on the Comcast SportsNet New England set after...

Fan fave Shawn Thornton deserves new deal

Shawn Thornton last night made a very compelling case for himself - hardly for the first time - on why the Bruins...

Send Tom Caron, Jack Edwards, Billy Jaffe and Craig Janney a Question to Be Answered on 'The Instigators'

Given all that's gone on in the hockey world in the past week, we think you might have a few things you want to talk about. Whether it's about the unforgettable matinee at the Garden over the weekend, enforcer Shawn Thornton showing a scorer's touch on a penalty shot, what goes into former teammates fighting, the challenges of adjusting to new linemates or anything else...

Live updates: Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens

3:45 1st period: Bruins 1-0 Another pair of players exchanging words, but no escalation. Shawn Thornton and Lars Eller, this time. Still no penalties. 8:42 1st period: Bruins 1-0 Daniel Paille just put a nice check on Canadiens left wing...

Marek Vs. Wyshynski Radio: IMPACT wrestling’s Eric Young; PJ Stock; and Bruins/Canucks rivalry

It's a Wednesday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more: Special Guest Stars: Impact wrestling star and celebrity puckhead Eric Young; and P.J. Stock of Sportsnet comes on to talk about his vasectomy. • In which Marek and Wysh discuss perceptions in the NHL after an interesting 24 hours for the Habs...

They were in good hands

While Brad Marchand walked around the balcony of TD Garden last night, carrying three cups of popcorn and a Gatorade as he served the first part of a five-game suspension, Shawn Thornton was on the ice doing his usual thing against the Winnipeg Jets.
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