Shawn Thornton

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Sara Civian
August 21, 2018 - 11:39 am
With less than a month before Bruins training camp kicks off, head coach Bruce Cassidy and fan favorite Shawn Thornton joined “Dale & Keefe” Tuesday to talk offseason moves, injury updates, and Zdeno Chara’s beastly training regimen. “The Panthers look great,” said Thornton, who’s currently...
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Ty Anderson
August 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm
Shawn Thornton’s hands, mangled from years in the NHL as one of the game’s top enforcers, a role he held with the Bruins from 2007 to 2014, tell you his story. “When I came into the league I was taught there’s like three reasons for you to fight: First and foremost, to stick up for your teammate...
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Shawn Thornton is joining the Panthers’ front office. (Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA Today Sports)
June 01, 2017 - 12:15 pm
Like so many other retirees, former Bruin enforcer Shawn Thornton will be spending more time in Florida. Thornton, however, is not going into full retirement mode, as he was named the Panthers’ vice president of business operations. “It’s a humbling day for me and I’m excited to begin the next...
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Shawn Thornton
DJ Bean
August 09, 2016 - 7:16 am
Last offseason, Tuukka Rask let it slip during the annual NESN/WEEI Jimmy Fund radio-telethon , but then again, it didn't seem to be a much of a secret: The 2015-16 season would be Shawn Thornton's last in the NHL. The news didn't come as a surprise to anyone, as Thornton was entering the final...
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Torey Krug
DJ Bean
September 08, 2015 - 12:03 pm
WILMINGTON -- With rookie camp just days away and training camp next week, the group taking the ice for informal skates at Ristuccia Arena is filling out. After a three-day break from the sessions for the long weekend, Tuesday'€™s skate saw a number of newcomers join a group of Bruins who had...
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Shawn Thornton
DJ Bean
August 11, 2015 - 7:25 am
Thirty-eight-year-old Shawn Thornton is entering the final year of a two-year deal with the Panthers. He doesn'€™t know if it will mark the end of a long playing career. "It'€™s tough to [say]," Thornton said Monday. "I don'€™t know. I'€™m OK either way. Going into my 19th year pro, for my...
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Dougie Hamilton
DJ Bean
August 10, 2015 - 9:42 am
MIDDLETON -- Summer Tuukka Rask is different than the one we'€™ll see in the fall, winter and spring. Summer Tuukka Rask isn'€™t as fiery, perhaps because he isn'€™t at work. As such, when he said that he isn'€™t concerned about the state of the Bruins'€™ defense -- a group that made his...
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Shawn Thornton
July 13, 2015 - 8:51 am
Former Bruin and current Panthers forward Shawn Thornton joined Middays with MFBÂ on Monday from the Red Sox Foundation charity golf tournament at Belmont Country Club to discuss his time with the B's and his opinion on the NHL 's new rules on fighting. To hear the interview, go to the MFBÂ audio...
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July 03, 2015 - 8:23 am
Professional athletes perform on the highest stage to the general amusement of millions. So why is it that so many soak up the spotlight outside of the arena, too? A valid query, but we don't care. We love to see our sports idols take their talents to the screen. Who didn't enjoy seeing the parade...
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Shawn Thornton
March 30, 2015 - 8:36 am
Former Bruins and current Panthers winger Shawn Thornton joined Middays with MFB on Monday to discuss the NHL playoff race. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page . The Bruins are in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but they are only three points ahead...
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