Shawn Thornton

January 22, 2014 - 10:28 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton talked with Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday about Canucks coach John Tortorella and his suspension, his own suspension and more. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Tortorella was suspended 15 days for attempting to enter...
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January 02, 2014 - 5:04 am
Shawn Thornton joined Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning for the first time since receiving a 15-game suspension last month, and the Bruins enforcer acknowledged he "messed up" and is eagerly awaiting his return to the team on Jan. 11. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan...
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DJ Bean
December 31, 2013 - 7:12 am
WILMINGTON -- Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will not appeal his 15-game suspension to a neutral arbitrator. Thornton's suspension for attacking Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 was upheld by commissioner Gary Bettman last week, with Thornton having seven days to take the appeal to an...
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December 24, 2013 - 7:39 am
The NHL announced Tuesday that commissioner Gary Bettman has upheld the 1 5 -game suspension given to Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for attacking Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7. Thornton, who has missed eight games since the incident, appealed the original decision by NHL senior vice...
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December 19, 2013 - 5:49 am
Former NHL enforcer Chris Nilan joined Dennis & Callahan on Thursday to talk about his hockey career, his post-NHL addiction issues and his friendship with Whitey Bulger that continues to this day. Nilan, a product of West Roxbury and Northeastern University, was selected 231st (of 234 players...
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December 18, 2013 - 7:00 am
NESN Bruins analyst Andy Brickley joined Mut & Merloni on Wednesday to talk about the Bruins and the most recent questionable play by Brad Marchand . Marchand, the controversial B's winger, was penalized two minutes for boarding after hitting Sean Monahan in Tuesday's win over the Flames...
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DJ Bean
December 16, 2013 - 11:17 am
According to a league source, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has decided to appeal the 15-game suspension that he was assessed Saturday for his attack on Brooks Orpik of the Penguins . In the new collective bargaining agreement, players are allowed to appeal suspensions, first to commissioner Gary...
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DJ Bean
December 16, 2013 - 5:57 am
WILMINGTON -- The Bruins returned to practice Monday after returning from a four-game Canadian road trip. Shawn Thornton , who has until 4 pm Monday to appeal his 15-game suspension, was on the ice. Also present was forward Craig Cunningham , who appears to have been called up from Providence. Adam...
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DJ Bean
December 14, 2013 - 1:18 pm
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton said the following in a statement released by the team following the announcement of his 15-game suspension Saturday: "I am aware of today's ruling by the NHL Department of Player Safety. I will be consulting with the Bruins, my representation and the NHLPA about next...
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DJ Bean
December 14, 2013 - 12:23 pm
Shawn Thornton was suspended 15 games for attacking Brooks Orpik . Think what you want to think about it, but as you form your opinion, don'€™t forget that the punishment was over that act. By Brendan Shanahan giving Thornton 15 games (the longest regular-season Shanaban to date), he was saying...
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