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Capitals Injury Update: Brooks Laich leaves game after hit from Shawn Thornton

Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich left Saturday night's game against the Florida Panthers and did not return, as reported by Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post. The injury occurred with just about five minutes left in the game, when Laich received a hit from Panthers winger Shawn Thornton. He's considered day-to-day until more information is known. The hit did not...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask in ‘The Improper’

Thanks to Shawn Thornton’s foundation for pointing out that good ol’ Tuukka Rask is on the cover of this month’s The Improper. He’s featured in a story entitled The Rask Factor. He talks about what drives him on the ice and why he loves living in Boston. It’s a cool read, plus he’s a snazzy dresser Also, we totally read “Dancing Tips From Tom Bergeron” as “Dancing...
Via Days of Y'Orr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornton, Mitchell believe off-ice relationships are crucial to Panthers success

Entering their first season with the Florida Panthers, Willie Mitchell and Shawn Thornton already know what it takes to win in the NHL. With a combined four Stanley Cups and 20-plus professional seasons between them, the veteran duo now looks to establish a new winning tradition with one of the league's most forlorn franchises -- a process they believe starts off the ice. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 days ago  |  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

Shawn Thornton Skates At Bruins’ Captains’ Practice Wearing Panthers Gear (Photos)

Boston Bruins fans got their first look on Tuesday at what life without Shawn Thornton might look like — well, sort of. Thornton is still in the Boston area, and he was on the ice Tuesday morning at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass., where he skated with a handful of ex-teammates at Bruins captains’ practice. The veteran enforcer wasn’t wearing any black and gold or a spoked...
Via NESN.com
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

First pics of Shawn Thornton in Panthers gear are heartbreaking…

GOOD NEWS EVERYONE! Bruins hockey has informally started. Captain’s Practice is taking place today, and along with some of the Bruins on the ice is future Hall of Famer Hall Gill and DOY’s Patron Saint Shawn Thornton. Thornton was sporting his Florida Panthers gear, breaking our little blogger hearts. Thornton in his new colors. pic.twitter.com/i4HE0z5sdj — Joe McDonald ...
Via Days of Y'Orr
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Thornton, Foundation Donate $50,000 To Jimmy Fund (Video)

Former Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton might not be suiting up with the Black and Gold this season, but Beantown is still near and dear to his heart. The veteran joined WEEI radio at the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday, and unsurprisingly, he found another way to endear himself to the city. Thornton and his foundation gave a wonderful parting gift to Boston...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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