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 open with win over Flyers on Kelly goal late in third
2013-14. During the offseason, the Bruins lost Jarome Iginla -- their leading goal-scorer from last season -- and Shawn Thornton , and last week defenseman Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders. The Flyers are in their 40th season
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have grown this offseason. Two of the East's top teams suffered significant losses. Boston lost Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton while the Rangers lost Brad Richards, Benoit Pouliot, Brian Boyle, Derek Dorsett, and Anton Stralman. More important
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310-165-65); 12th overall in NHL. ADDED: F Simon Gagne, G Niklas Svedberg. LOST: F Jarome Iginla, F Shawn Thornton , G Chad Johnson. PLAYER TO WATCH: Defenseman Zdeno Chara is 37, and it's not clear how long his 6-foot-9
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56-76-4. ADDED: C Jussi Jokinen, C Dave Bolland, D Willie Mitchell, G Al Montoya, C Derek MacKenzie, LW Shawn Thornton . LOST: D Tom Gilbert, C Scott Gomez, C Marcel Goc, D Ed Jovanovski, G Tim Thomas, G Scott Clemmensen, G Jacob
Glut of veterans have Panthers looking for big things this season
to show them how to win," Tallon said. "We have six Stanley Cup champions if you count (Willie) Mitchell, ( Shawn ) Thornton , and Dave (Bolland). It's going to change the attitude of our locker room, even for the veterans here that
Thornton apologizes for hit on Orpik
Shawn Thornton comments on his hit to Brooks Orpik.
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
Bruins take down Panthers
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