Shawn Thornton

DJ Bean
April 05, 2011 - 8:15 am
WILMINGTON -- Trying to shake off the stink of an ugly 5-3 loss to the Rangers in which they led, 3-0, the Bruins took to Ristuccia Arena for a noon skate Tuesday. Michael Ryder was donning a grey jersey, making the third line the one with the extra man. Looks like Daniel Paille might stick in the...
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DJ Bean
April 04, 2011 - 10:41 am
Claude Julien told reporters prior to Monday's game in New York that Shawn Thornton (stitches) would be able to go if it were the playoffs. Since it isn't the playoffs, the B's are being careful with Thornton and likely going without the forward vs. the Rangers. "Doubtful," Julien said Tuesday. "He...
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DJ Bean
April 04, 2011 - 6:59 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has had a career year this season, setting career highs with nine goals and 18 assists in a campaign that seems to argue with him strictly being called an enforcer. Now, those efforts -- and how far he's come -- have been recognized, at least locally. The Boston...
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DJ Bean
March 31, 2011 - 12:08 pm
Shawn Thornton was not happy after somebody chirped at him from the Chicago bench while he was leaving the ice Tuesday night. Thornton, who was bloodied after getting his face mangled by Fernando Pisani 's blade, said after the game that he wanted to find out who it was, and has since said that the...
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DJ Bean
March 31, 2011 - 8:11 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton , who recieved around 40 stitches for a gash above his right eye after being cut by a skate in Tuesday's game, is not medically cleared to return to the lineup and will not play Thursday against the Maple Leafs. Coach Claude Julien said the forward is considered day-to...
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Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2011 - 8:12 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); The sight of his own blood was bad enough. So was the feeling as he was falling to the ice that he was about to go face-first into the back of the skate blade of Fernando Pisani and suffer 40 stitches on his forehead above his right eye. But to have the opposition...
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DJ Bean
March 29, 2011 - 6:03 pm
Tim Thomas picked up his ninth shutout of the season Tuesday night as the Bruins blanked the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, 3-0, at TD Garden. Thomas made 32 saves on the night, improving his record to 33-10-8. After a scoreless first period, the B's got second-period tallies from Zdeno...
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DJ Bean
March 29, 2011 - 5:13 pm
The defensemen came through for the Bruins in the second period, as the B's lead the Blackhawks, 2-0, on goals from Zdeno Chara and Johnny Boychuk . Chara fired a wrist shot at a crowded net, and the puck deflected off Chicago defenseman Brian Campbell before sailing past Corey Crawford at 12:02...
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Mike Petraglia
March 26, 2011 - 12:57 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); One look at the line score from Saturday's snoozefest at the Garden would suggest the Bruins went through a pretty typical letdown game in a 1-0 loss to the Rangers, less than 48 hours after lighting up the Canadiens, 7-zip. Not so fast, says Shawn Thornton . "No,...
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DJ Bean
March 22, 2011 - 7:38 pm
Shawn Thornton broke a 19-game goal-less streak in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Devils, but like many others in the Bruins' dressing room, was focused on the team getting a much-needed victory following the game. One topic that was visited in his post-game chat was the fact that he countered Ilya...
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