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Shawn Thornton returns to Panthers lineup

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers enforcer Shawn Thornton, who has missed the past 20 games with a groin injury, will return to the lineup Thursday night when the team hosts the Columbus Blue Jackets. "He competes and plays hard," Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant said after Thursday's morning skate at the BB&T Center. "We just need him going up and down and playing the same...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers' Shawn Thornton returns to ice, getting back to game shape

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers enforcer Shawn Thornton, who has missed the past 17 games with a groin injury, returned to practice on Friday after having participated in several pregame skates during the team's recent six-game road trip. ''It's good for Thorty,'' Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said. ''He's been out a long time. He's getting back into the groove of things here and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers' Shawn Thornton says he's good to go, returns to practice

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers enforcer Shawn Thornton, who has missed the past 17 games with a groin injury, returned to practice on Friday after having participated in several pregame skates during the team's recent six-game road trip. ''It's good for Thorty,'' Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said. ''He's been out a long time. He's getting back into the groove of things here and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton: Standing Ovation From Bruins Fans Was ‘Pretty Touching’

Shawn Thornton returned “home” on Tuesday, and it was a special night for the former Boston Bruins enforcer. Thornton played at TD Garden as a visitor for the first time as an opponent, as his Florida Panthers fell 2-1 to the Bruins in overtime. The outcome wasn’t what Thornton hoped for, but the night was still a memorable one. Thornton was honored with an in-game video tribute...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton ‘Excited’ To Play Against Former Bruins Teammates

BOSTON — Shawn Thornton met the media Tuesday morning at TD Garden wearing a red Florida Panthers jacket and hat. It was a very different sight than what we’ve seen over the past seven years, and that’s how he described his return to Boston for the first time as a visiting player. “I’m excited. It’ll probably settle in a little more when I get here tonight,” Thornton...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 02, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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