Shawn Thornton

May 11, 2010 - 10:30 am
WILMINGTON -- Somebody needs to take a little bit of an edge off these Bruins. Captain Zdeno Chara made a half-admission after Game 5 on Monday night that the team may have been a touch nervous heading into what could have been a series-clinching victory. I don'€™t know if we were maybe a little...
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May 07, 2010 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA -- The Broad Street faithful are hoping to see one of their old friends on the ice at the Wachovia Center on Friday and hope that he will be able to continue their season, if only just a little bit longer. Simon Gagne will be a game-time decision for Game 4 after having surgery on a...
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May 03, 2010 - 9:24 am
Shawn Thornton is not the type to sit and watch his team mates go up and down the ice in an intense playoff game. Yet, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Flyers, Thornton found himself a healthy scratch watching from media Level 9 of TD Garden, his heart trying to escape his...
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April 30, 2010 - 10:32 am
The Bruins are in for a physical series. It's just the nature of Philadelphia sports -- if you play there, you have to bring an edge. This group of Flyers is no exception, with bruising bodies including Chris Pronger and Braydon Coburn on the blue line and pesky, instigator forwards Daniel Carcillo...
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Mike Petraglia
March 25, 2010 - 4:42 pm
The Steven Stamkos show continued late in the second period as his power play blast beat Tuukka Rask for his 45th goal of the season. Not only did the goal with 25.8 seconds left in the period put Tampa Bay up, 4-2 after two periods, it tied the unsung star with Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin for...
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March 23, 2010 - 3:41 pm
Tuesday's contest basically amounts to a playoff game between the Bruins and the Thrashers in Atlanta. The Thrashers start the night one point behind the Bruins for the final playoff and an outright win would see them jump Boston in the standings. Boston is doing its best to make sure that does not...
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March 18, 2010 - 6:12 pm
Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton spoke to the media following the Bruins' 3-0 loss to the Penguins . Thornton wasted no time seeking revenge vs. Penguins forward Matt Cooke at the start of the game.
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March 18, 2010 - 4:33 pm
Summary -- In one of the most anticipated games of the season, the Bruins got their revenge but ended up losing the contest as the Penguins beat Boston 3-0 at TD Garden on Thursday. Tuukka Rask started and took the loss for the Bruins with 28 saves while Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury picked up his...
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March 18, 2010 - 3:41 pm
The much-anticipated Bruins-Penguins game has begun, and it didn't take long for a fight to break out. Matt Cooke and Shawn Thornton squared off just 1:58 into the first period. Check out the photo gallery to see it all unfold.
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March 18, 2010 - 2:54 pm
It took all of two seconds. That would be the amount of time that Matt Cooke was on the ice before Bruins forward Shawn Thornton tracked him down and signaled for a fight. Cooke jumped the boards for his first shift at 1:56 and skated to across the ice towards his defensive zone corner. Thorton...
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