NHL enforcer Shawn Thornton : UFC fighters "best athletes in the world"
Fan favorite Boston Bruins' enforcer Shawn Thornton explains why the NHL and UFC have the toughest athletes in the world and answers the age-old question, could he beat a UFC fighter one-on-one?
Bruins battle back, beat Coyotes
Shawn Thornton reacts after Boston's victory over Phoenix.
Panthers sign Kings d-man Willie Mitchell
who will be counted upon to help develop our younger defensemen both on and off the ice, Tallon said. Left wing Shawn Thornton -- a proven enforcer -- comes to Florida from Boston, and was probably best known last season for two incidents
Thornton apologizes for hit on Orpik
Shawn Thornton comments on his hit to Brooks Orpik.
Bruins try to finish off Canadiens in Game 6
has four goals and three assists, and on Saturday night he was the victim of an odd controversy. Bruins forward Shawn Thornton was caught by the TV cameras in the final minute spraying water from the bench at Subban, who had the puck. Thornton
Lightning could learn from Bruins' grit as playoffs approach
Phoenix, Florida, New Jersey and Vancouver. There was defenseman Keith Aulie slugging it out with Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton in the first period. There was the 13:54 that elapsed before Boston earned its first shot on goal, from center
No time for Coyotes to dwell on loss to NHL's best team
no sign of quit. Jarome Iginla redirected Zdeno Chara's point shot to tie the game early in the third period and Shawn Thornton redirected Daniel Paille's bad-angle shot for the game-winner in a period where Boston was able to sustain pressure
games. "We've got to stay sharp, we've got to stay ready for that first game, whenever it may be," winger Shawn Thornton told the team's official website. "We have four games to make sure we're getting ready for the big dance. Obviously
Bruins rally in 3rd period, win 12th in a row
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Boston Bruins rallied with three third-period goals, the go-ahead score by Shawn Thornton with 3:18 to play, to win their 12th in a row, 4-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. The Bruins are
Use with caution: Water bottle antics can hurt wallet, even turn a series
trying to tie the game. Video evidence showed the cackling culprit of one of the alleged sprays was none other than Shawn Thornton , the same player who earlier this year was suspended for 15 games for sucker-punching Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik