Shawn Thornton

DJ Bean
December 23, 2010 - 2:45 pm
The Bruins wanted to make some noise right off the bat, and after doing so they lead the Thrashers, 1-0. With Claude Julien putting the energy line out to start the game, Shawn Thornton dropped the gloves with Atlanta winger Eric Boulton . The fight, which was the sixth between the two, energized...
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December 22, 2010 - 8:02 am
NESN and NBC Sports hockey analyst Mike Milbury made his weekly appearance on the Dale & Holley show to give his opinions about the Bruins and the NHL . To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page . Asked if the Bruins might consider a change behind the bench,...
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DJ Bean
December 20, 2010 - 9:10 am
Another injury, another opportunity for Daniel Paille . That's how the season has been for the Bruins winger and nightly assumed healthy scratch, but with Brad Marchand out Monday, he'll once again see the good that comes of the undesirable role. Since the second game of the season, Paille has been...
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DJ Bean
December 20, 2010 - 7:02 am
Tim Thomas was first off the ice on Monday morning, so it's safe to assume he'll be in net vs. the Ducks at 7:30 p.m. Thomas bailed the Bruins out on Saturday night when he made 25 saves in the the third period against the Capitals in a 3-2 victory. Here are some other notes following morning skate...
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DJ Bean
December 02, 2010 - 3:40 pm
The Bruins added two and the Lightning finally got on the board, and after 40 minutes of play, the Bruins have a 4-1 lead. Milan Lucic picked up his 12th goal of the season at 6:48, taking a feed from David Krejci on a 3-on-2 and beating Mike Smith. Lucic and Krejci have two points apiece on the...
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DJ Bean
November 15, 2010 - 12:14 pm
Martin Brodeur did not participate in the Devils' optional morning skate on Monday, but he is expected to get the start in net on Monday night when the Devils take on the Bruins. Tim Thomas was first off the ice in the Bruins' morning skate, making a Brodeur-Thomas matchup likely. Thomas and the...
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DJ Bean
October 23, 2010 - 9:53 am
If you think very highly of the Bruins' fourth line after its most recent example of high-energy play on Thursday, you're not alone. The combination of youngster Brad Marchand , newcomer Gregory Campbell and fan favorite Shawn Thornton has made for a line that has impressed many on the young season...
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DJ Bean
October 18, 2010 - 4:31 pm
Sometimes it's hard to argue with a player's logic. Monday was not one of those days. After going from player to player discussing how one prepares for a player like Alexander Ovechkin , a stop by Brad Marchand 's locker in the Bruins' dressing room brought about a most peculiar discussion...
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DJ Bean
October 02, 2010 - 6:10 pm
BELFAST -- The first leg of the overseas Bruins trip is unfortunately done with, as the Big Bad Blog departs Belfast but will continue to bring all the unfathomably good stuff from Prague over the next week. There was a lot of stuff to blog in the three days that I've been here, so naturally some...
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DJ Bean
October 02, 2010 - 1:53 pm
BELFAST -- The Bruins went into Belfast, beat the best squad the Elite League could put together by a four-goal margin (5-1), and Boston fans have two more Tyler Seguin goals to ogle over. So what's the problem? The problem is that they didn't beat the Giants select team as handily as the score...
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