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Post GameOct 23, 4 years ago

Video: Thornton surpasses 500 PIM with fight vs. Boogaard

Despite a 3-2 loss to the New York Rangers tonight, two Bruins milestones were set ion this one. One: Dennis Seidenberg regiustered his 100th career NHL assist. And two: With his first fighting major of the 2010-11 NHL season — and 73rd during …

NewsJun 4, 4 years ago

No. 22 stays in Boston for two more

Kathryn Tappen of NESN.com reported last night, that Bruins’ fourth-line winger Shawn Thornton has re-signed with the team for two more years. There’s no official word as of yet, but the announcement is expected to be later today. The O…

Report CardsMay 22, 5 years ago

Boston Bruins report card: No. 22 Shawn Thornton

Name: Shawn Thornton Position: Left wing Age: 32 Height: 6’2″ Weight: 217 Shoots: Right Status: UFA — $550,000 Line combinations: Regular season, EV: 22.98% w/Steve Begin and Daniel Paille Regular season, EV: 18.24% w/Begin and Byro…

Post GameMar 28, 5 years ago

Thornton on his 21st fighting major this season

At 5:03 in the third period, the Boston Bruins led the Calgary Flames by the score of 4-0 at the TD Garden, and were well on their way to the 34th victory on the season. Bruins’ fourth-line enforcer Shawn Thornton was rushing the puck out of …

UncategorizedMar 18, 5 years ago

End of 20: Bruins 0, Penguins 1

Nice to see that the Matt Cooke thing is over — well, maybe. Shawn Thornton got a few good licks in on No. 24 for putting Marc Savard on the shelf with a Grade 2 concussion. Props to Cooke for obliging within 0:07 after being on the ice in the …

UncategorizedMar 11, 5 years ago

The Bruins need to hand Matt Cooke his lunch

On Feb. 26, 2004, Flyers’ leading scorer Mark Recchi got his lip busted and stitched from a two-handed swinging stick to the kisser by Ottawa Senators’ forward, Martin Havlat. The right-wing Havlat would receive a two-game suspension for …