Thornton Returns to Action, Plays His Game

That a player “plays his game” is perhaps one of the most common of all hockey cliches, right around the emergent “it’s a man’s game,” and yet Shawn Thornton vowed to do just that when he returned to the Boston Bruins line-up as his team faced the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. The BruinsContinue reading “Thornton Returns to Action, Plays His Game”

Thornton to Appeal Suspension

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is going to appeal his 15-game suspension. Anton Thun, Thornton’s agent, has confirmed that his client is going to challenge the decision. The NHLPA also informed the league of the decision to appeal within the 48-hour window. So what’s next? The appeal process first goes to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman,Continue reading “Thornton to Appeal Suspension”

Opinion: Shawn Thornton Receives 15 Game Suspension

By now, most readers have heard that Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been handed a 15-game suspension. He deserved every ounce of the suspension, but it would take a real optimist to imagine that it will mean anything. Once again, the National Hockey League received mainstream media coverage for Thornton’s attack on Brooks OrpikContinue reading “Opinion: Shawn Thornton Receives 15 Game Suspension”

Jaromir Jagr Traded to Boston Bruins

Along with sending Derek Roy to the Canucks, the Dallas Stars got busy today and traded veteran forward and mullet enthusiast Jaromir Jagr to the Boston Bruins. The Bruins sent prospects Lane MacDermid and Cody Payne along with a conditional draft pick to the Stars. This deal means that the Bruins get the big name forwardContinue reading “Jaromir Jagr Traded to Boston Bruins”

Oilers Select Hall

The Edmonton Oilers used their first pick in the NHL entry draft to select Taylor Hall, thus ending the speculation and fueling the excitement for the 2010-2011 NHL season. Steve Tambellini didn’t move the pick like some thought he would, instead using the Friday night stage to make a bold proclamation about the direction hisContinue reading “Oilers Select Hall”