Shawn Thornton

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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Shawn Thornton
February 15, 2015 - 6:56 pm
Hours before the Panthers further closed in on the Bruins for what is currently the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, Shawn Thornton joined Sunday Skate to discuss his team'€™s odds of catching the B's. To hear the interview, click here . With a shootout loss to the Blues Sunday, the...
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December 29, 2014 - 5:26 am
Over the final days of the year, WEEI.com will count down the top stories of 2014 in Boston sports. This is No. 5: Bruins bounced by Canadiens in Eastern Conference semifinals. To see the previous entries, click here. The only thing that could possibly sting more than the Bruins' Game 6 loss to...
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The Bruins were in a similar position in 2010 to where they are now. (Elsa/Getty Images)
DJ Bean
December 23, 2014 - 8:02 am
It'€™s been a while since the Bruins approached the Christmas break as a fringe playoff team. The last time it happened, however, they won the Stanley Cup . Dec. 23, 2010 was a critical day in that ultimately successful season. The Bruins, coming off a postseason collapse against the Flyers the...
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Mike Petraglia
November 04, 2014 - 7:32 pm
If ever Shawn Thornton wanted a reminder of what he meant to Bruins fans over the last seven years, he got it in a 45-second tribute in the first period Tuesday night at TD Garden. As they did with the return of Johnny Boychuk two weeks earlier, the Bruins gave a video tribute on the large monitors...
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DJ Bean
August 12, 2014 - 6:40 pm
When the Beatles broke up, it wasn't Paul McCartney or John Lennon who went on to make the best album outside the group (in my opinion), but rather George Harrison . Paul and John were obviously the bigger names throughout the Fab Four's tenure, but Harrison, who had come an extremely long way as...
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DJ Bean
August 11, 2014 - 2:15 pm
MIDDLETON -- Everyone knows Shawn Thornton wanted to remain a Bruin. Now that he'€™s had a couple months to accept that he won'€™t be, the veteran fighter is embracing his status as a Florida Panther. "It'€™s exciting. It is,"€ Thornton said Monday at his annual Putts and Punches for...
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DJ Bean
July 01, 2014 - 9:26 am
Shawn Thornton has signed with the Panthers after spending the last seven seasons in Boston. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada , the contract is for two years and is worth $2.4 million. Thornton, now 36, served as a fourth-line fixture for the Bruins after signing with them...
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June 17, 2014 - 7:44 am
Former Bruins forward Shawn Thornton joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday to discuss the end of his time in Boston. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Thornton, who will hit free agency this offseason, was informed by Bruins general manager Peter...
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DJ Bean
June 16, 2014 - 3:27 pm
Shawn Thornton is holding no grudges after Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli told him Monday that the team would not be offering him a contract for next season. Reflecting on his seven-year tenure with the Bruins, Thornton was more proud than anything else as he began to look ahead to the next...
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