Shawn Thornton

DJ Bean
October 02, 2010 - 4:48 am
BELFAST -- The day has arrived on which the Bruins will wrap up their Northern Ireland trip with a game against a squad made up both Belfast Giants and Elite League all-stars. Here are the projected forward lines for the Bruins. Lucic - Krejci - Horton Recchi - Bergeron - Caron Ryder - Seguin -...
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DJ Bean
October 01, 2010 - 5:32 am
BELFAST -- Shawn Thornton has a reputation on the ice as a guy who is in his element when his hands are bare. In the locker room, he's got a reputation as the nicest guy you'd meet, and with such a sense of humor that taking his words literally could confuse the common man (an Irish cameraman...
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DJ Bean
September 30, 2010 - 11:55 am
BELFAST -- Phone calls out on whether the folks at Belfast will erect a statue of Shawn Thornton have yet to be returned (the Northern Ireland media has gone bonkers for the forward whose mother was born in Belfast), but in the meantime here's a little something to show their excitement for the...
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DJ Bean
September 30, 2010 - 3:35 am
BELFAST -- The European trip to kick off the Bruins' 2010-11 season can be viewed as being about a lot of things. From seeing new places to seeing unfamiliar teams in preseason and getting a good deal of team bonding in, there are plenty of story lines that run congruent with the team's 10-day trip...
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August 09, 2010 - 6:51 pm
WEEI.com was on hand for Shawn Thornton's first annual Putts and Punches for Parkinson's golf tournament, which means photographer John Vu was snapping plenty of pictures at Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton. Here is the slideshow of the event, which also featured Bruins forward Milan Lucic and...
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DJ Bean
August 09, 2010 - 1:04 pm
MIDDLETON -- A refreshed and eager Tuukka Rask made his first appearance around these parts in quite some time as he prepared to tee off with teammates and fans for Shawn Thornton 's Putts and Punches for Parkinson's golf tournament. With last season's borderline traumatic Eastern Conference...
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DJ Bean
July 13, 2010 - 3:16 pm
...Yikes. It appears that's what NHL .com thinks. The league's website put together a few videos of what it deemed the top fights of last season that it had on Tuesday, and it led off with the scuffle between Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton and Matt Cooke of the Penguins in the ultra-disappointing...
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DJ Bean
June 04, 2010 - 10:37 am
Speaking with the media Friday afternoon in a conference call, newly re-upped Bruins forward Shawn Thornton and general manager Peter Chiarelli hit on what led to the tough winger's two-year extension. "I wanted to be a Bruin as long as possible," Thornton said. I love the city, I love being here...
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DJ Bean
June 04, 2010 - 6:49 am
The Bruins have signed winger Shawn Thornton , set to become a free agent on July 1, to a two-year extension that will run through 2012, according to a Bruins press release. Thornton has racked up 338 regular season penalty minutes in his three years as a Bruin, with 141 of them coming last season...
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Mike Petraglia
May 12, 2010 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA -- Sometimes you just have to tell yourself things will be okay in the face of adversity. The Bruins will spend the next 24 hours preparing themselves and reassuring themselves of the positives - namely win one game on home ice and earn the right to have home ice advantage against the...
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