Shawn Thornton

DJ Bean
December 14, 2013 - 9:17 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been suspended 15 games by the NHL for attacking Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in the first period of last Saturday's game. The suspension is the longest regular-season punishment given to a player by head disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan . Thornton gets 15 games...
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DJ Bean
December 13, 2013 - 2:42 pm
The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Friday that it will reveal the length of the suspension for Bruins forward Shawn Thornton on Saturday. Thornton had an in-person hearing Friday in New York for last Saturday's attack on Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik . The NHL's Department of Player...
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December 12, 2013 - 7:17 am
NESN Bruins analyst Andy Brickley joined Mut & Merloni via phone from Edmonton, where the B's play Thursday night, for his weekly discussion about the team. Shawn Thornton is awaiting word from the league how long he will suspended following his confrontation with Penguins defenseman Brooks...
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DJ Bean
December 07, 2013 - 5:38 pm
The Bruins will be without three forwards for at least Sunday's game against the Maple Leafs , as Loui Eriksson has a concussion, Shawn Thornton will not travel as he awaits his suspension and Chris Kelly is out with a lower-body injury. Eriksson suffered his second concussion of the season in the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 07, 2013 - 5:36 pm
Nearing tears in front of his locker stall in the Bruins locker room after Saturday's 3-2 win over the Penguins , an emotionally shaken Shawn Thornton apologized for his first-period attack on Brooks Orpik in the first period that sent the Penguins defenseman to the hospital. "Listen, I feel awful...
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DJ Bean
December 07, 2013 - 2:56 pm
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton received a match penalty and thus automatic ejection and suspension for a predatory play that forced Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik from Saturday night's game on a stretcher. After Orpik crushed Bruins forward Loui Eriksson with a hit that knocked Eriksson out for...
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December 04, 2013 - 4:49 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday for his weekly discussion, as the B's prepare for a Thursday night game in Montreal against the Canadiens. Thornton said players who join the Bruins should know how heated this rivalry can be before stepping onto the ice. "You...
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November 20, 2013 - 6:44 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday morning to discuss the team'€™s recent hot streak. That streak includes a 2-1 win over the Rangers on the road Tuesday night. Thornton tallied the game'€™s first goal, his third of the season. He also scored against the...
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DJ Bean
November 18, 2013 - 2:08 pm
Shawn Thornton was a healthy scratch for Monday night's game against the Hurricanes, allowing Jordan Caron to get into the lineup for the first time in nine games. Thornton was a healthy scratch once last season (March 2 against the Lightning), but had yet to sit this season. The fourth line of...
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November 06, 2013 - 5:29 am
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday to discuss the team'€™s shootout loss to the Stars on Tuesday, and their recent slump. Dallas knocked off Boston, 3-2, at TD Garden thanks to the shootout heroics of a pair of former Bruins, Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley ...
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