Coyotes can't keep Bruins from 12th straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Boston Bruins rallied with three third-period goals, the go-ahead score by Shawn Thornton with 3:18 to play, to win their 12th in a row, 4-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. The Bruins are two shy of the franchise mark of 14 straight set in the 1929-30 season. They also have the most points in the NHL with 103, two more than Western Conference-leading...
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Shawn Thornton Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Of His Foundation (Video)

On Tuesday night, Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton celebrated the one-year anniversary of his Shawn Thornton Foundation, which benefits people affected by cancer and Parkinson’s. It didn’t take long for the party chatter to turn to hockey, though, when NESN Sports Today host Jamison Coyle caught up with Thornton. After spending a few days unwinding in the Dominican Republic...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Shawn Thornton's flashes his skills to beat Thomas

Shawn Thornton doesn't score many goals in the NHL. 37 to be exact in his 11-year-career.But we don't judge Thornton's play on his goal-scoring ability. We judge it on his energy, his competitiveness, his toughness and his desire to win.And every once in a blue moon, Thornton will reach deep into his bag of tricks and pull out a move that flashes on the ice and wows...
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January 29, 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...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton suspension length may not be announced until tomorrow

And so it appears, that exactly one week after the initial incident transpired, the NHL will announce the suspension of Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton. Seems very likely that we won't hear @NHLShanahan's decision on Shawn Thornton's suspension until tomorrow.…Read more →The post Shawn Thornton suspension length may not be announced until tomorrow appeared first...
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December 13, 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...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton may face lengthy suspension for sucker-punch

In last night’s rematch of the Eastern Conference finals, all hell broke loose early and often, most notably when after a series of events, Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton sucker-punched Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik, knocking him unconscious. Orpik left the game…Read more →The post Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton may face lengthy suspension for sucker-punch appeared first...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton on Orpik hit: "Can't say "I'm sorry enough times."

Looking at Shawn Thornton’s eyes as he spoke, you could tell they were welling up with tears at the thought of Saturday night’s actions. After 15 years of pro hockey and 11 years in the NHL as an honest enforcer that lived by “The Code” and the standard by which so many hockey fans still hold dear, Thornton now has a blemish on that previously perfect body of hockey work...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Is the Last Bruin to End a Season With More Penalty Minutes Than Shawn Thornton?

Bruins bruiser Shawn Thornton knows his way around the TD Garden penalty box, but he certainly isn’t the only Bruin who calls the sin bin his home away from home. Because the enforcer missed a handful of games earlier this season, his pugilistic pals had to step up things up in the physicality department and it appears as though ST22 won’t lead the Black and Gold in penalty minutes...
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton Has Humorous Reaction to Kaspar Daugavins’ Shootout Attempt (Video)

Shawn Thornton was a key figure in the Bruins’ win over the Senators on Monday night, which means he was a pretty popular man after the game as well. The Bruins forward not only spoke to the media following the game, but he also made an appearance on NHL Network. Thornton was asked about the game, the club’s dominance of Ontario teams and he even worked in some conversation about...
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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