Found May 25, 2013 on Goon's World:
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New York Rangers forward Derek Dorsett has been begging for beat down all series long and after screwing with Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille at center ice, Boston Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton was more than willing to oblige the Rangers pugilist. Developing story.
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