Shawn Thornton

DJ Bean
February 09, 2011 - 1:27 pm
With Wednesday's news that Penguins forward Matt Cooke has been given a four-game suspension for his hit from behind on Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tyutin , it shouldn't come as a shock that DeadSpin put together a video consisting of two minutes worth of Cooke's cheap shots . Video of Cooke's...
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DJ Bean
February 09, 2011 - 10:02 am
With the Canadiens in town on Wednesday, a regulation win for either team means a four-point swing in the standings. With the Bruins leading the Habs by two points, that means a ton right now. The unfortunate thing for the Bruins is that they have yet to win against the Canadiens this season, going...
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Mike Petraglia
February 04, 2011 - 3:57 am
Just four minutes into Thursday's slugfest at the Garden, Stars forward Adam Burish came in on Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask and fired a shot several seconds after the whistle had clearly blown, stopping play. That is a big hockey no-no. And Andrew Ference made sure Burish paid the penalty. The Bruins...
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DJ Bean
February 03, 2011 - 4:44 pm
Three fights in the first four seconds, a goalie change in the first 80 seconds, and a 6-3 Bruins' victory after 3,600 seconds. Boston has to like that result. The Bruins played a hard-fought (literally) game on Thursday behind lots of fighting majors and timely scoring. Patrice Bergeron had two...
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DJ Bean
February 03, 2011 - 2:53 pm
A lot of skaters saw the penalty box, and a starting goaltender saw the bench very early on as the Bruins outmuscled and outscored the Stars in the first period to the tune of a 4-0 lead. An astonishing three fights took place in the first four seconds of the game, while Andrew Raycroft , starting...
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DJ Bean
January 13, 2011 - 2:48 pm
An oddball goal from Scott Hartnell and a Zdeno Chara snipe on a two-man advantage have the Flyers and Bruins tied at one after a period of play. After Hartnell made it 1-0 by batting a puck in mid-air past Tim Thomas from behind the net, a pair of hooking penalties gave the B's a two-man advantage...
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DJ Bean
January 13, 2011 - 8:19 am
The Bruins made it through the first half of the season with some of everything. From other-worldly goaltending, to injuries, to special teams highs and lows, there wasn't much the first 41 games of the season didn't feature. One of the things that has made the 2010-11 Bruins a tough squad to...
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Mike Petraglia
January 06, 2011 - 6:54 pm
Shawn Thornton felt sorry for Tuukka Rask . But, more to the point, Thornton - one of the true team leaders in the Bruins dressing room - felt ashamed of the effort in front of him. Thornton called out the rest of the team for non-support of goalie Tuukka Rask. The Bruins netminder made several...
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DJ Bean
January 01, 2011 - 1:01 pm
Bruins center Gregory Campbell will miss Saturday's game vs. the Sabres, as coach Claude Julien told reporters prior to the game that the center remains "under the weather." Campbell was also held out of Thursday night's 3-2 shootout loss to the Thrashers. Prior to falling ill, Campbell had played...
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DJ Bean
December 23, 2010 - 4:38 pm
The Bruins spent the past two days dealing with backlash from both fans and the media over their recent struggles. They responded in a big way Thursday, playing one of their better games of the season in defeating the Thrashers, 4-1, at TD Garden. Though Patrice Bergeron got the B's on the board...
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