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NHL names LGBTQ ambassador for each team

The NHL is making strides to demonstrate inclusion of the LGBTQ community in hockey.The league announced Wednesday that it would be teaming up with the You Can Play project, an organization “dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation and/or gender identity.”The league issued the following statement on Wednesday....
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers sign Shawn Thornton to a one-year extension

The Florida Panthers announced they’ve signed enforcer Shawn Thornton to a one-year extension. #FlaPanthers Announce One-Year Contract Extension for Shawn Thornton. >> https://t.co/sk8EFia9sl pic.twitter.com/zyOLrXCBo7 — Florida Panthers PR (@FlaPanthersPR) February 25, 2016 The Panthers sit first place in the Atlantic and Thornton has become a vocal leader in the dressing...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins welcome Shawn Thornton back to Boston

Shawn Thornton might not wear the Black and Gold anymore, but Boston will always be home to No. 22. In his first game back at the TD Garden on Tuesday night since signing a two-year deal with the Florida Panthers over the summer, the fan favorite received a tribute and thunderous standing ovation from the Bruins faithful, who were thrilled to see the enforcer back in Beantown, during...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton skates in Panthers gear at Bruins practice

Here’s a preview of what it will look like when Shawn Thornton officially takes the ice for the Florida Panthers this season. Thornton joined a handful of Bruins for a practice session, sporting his new uniform. These scenes are pretty common heading into camp as players participate in whichever practice is closest to them, but it’s still a bit odd seeing Thornton with his old...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton: Bruins ‘Did Me A Favor’ By Eliminating Tough Decision

Shawn Thornton thought he had a decision to make. Luckily for him, the Boston Bruins took that decision out of his hands, and the enforcer doesn’t sound like he has any hard feelings about the situation. The Bruins informed Thornton shortly after the season ended that they would not be-signing him, a decision that made Thornton an unrestricted free agent. Hours after free agency...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins fan shows off huge Shawn Thornton water squirt tat

Shawn Thornton has played his last game as a member of the Boston Bruins, but his memory will endure on the forearm of one diehard B’s fan. Said fan is the owner of a brand-new tattoo, designed by Charlie Robbins of Sacred Addition Tattoo in Bridgewater, Mass., that depicts the water-squirting incident involving Thornton and Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban that took...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton suspended 15 games by NHL

You figured the NHL was going to make an example out of Shawn Thornton for what he did, and it appears the league will do just that. The Boston Bruins' forward will be suspended 15 games for his actions toward Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik. Thornton slew footed Orpik from behind in a scrum, and then punched him twice while he was down, knocking out Orpik on the second...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Thornton/Orpik Incident... The Talk Among the Town, Expert's Take

     Being a hockey player, I know from first hand experience that emotions run high on the ice. This was obviously the case in the Pittsburgh/Boston game, where I'm going to skip over re-explaining what happened, since I think it's fair to assume that everyone already knows.     I also know that what happens on the ice, isn't always so obvious to everyone who isn't on the...
Via BruinsLife
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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