WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins rookie Tyler Seguin figures that a buzz cut is better than a pink Mohawk, especially if you’re 19 and don’t want to be gawked at.
The fourth annual Cuts for a Cause to benefit the Boston Bruins Foundation and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center is scheduled for Thursday, April 7 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Ned Devine’s in Boston.
BOSTON — Playing professional sports comes with more perks than just the ability to make millions playing a game and traveling the country.
The Dropkick Murphys are at it again with a new album that was released today and a video that has some Bruins touches to it.
WILMINGTON, Mass. — Bruins forward Shawn Thornton and defenseman Johnny Boychuk took a little guff from Canadian media types for taking on Roman Hamrlik and Jaroslav Spacek, respectively, toward the end of Boston’s 8-6 win over Montreal last night at TD Garden.
One of the most popular activities for Bruins fans every season is voting for the Seventh Player Award, which goes to the “player who performed beyond expectations.”
BOSTON — The power of the purse kept Bruins winger Shawn Thornton, one of the few players on the roster making just six figures per season, from commenting on the hooking call that was whistled against him 4:41 into the second period tonight.
It’s rare to have a landslide in any election these days.
But with his one-man performance against Atlanta this week, Shawn Thornton pretty much guaranteed he was going to run away with the Bruin of the Week poll victory.
BOSTON – If taking a baseball swing at Johnny Boychuk’s back after a practice drills is what it takes to wake up his Bruins teammates the morning after a dreadful shutout loss to Anaheim, Shawn Thornton does it.
BOSTON – Fans and media types alike rarely get to glance behind the scenes of an NHL franchise the way the HBO cameras are documenting the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins’ trial and tribulations for the 24/7 show leading up to the 2011 Winter Classic.
WILMINGTON, Mass. – Maybe Bruins forwards Brad Marchand, Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton should’ve just stuck with the name “Energy Line” or accepted their status as the club’s fourth line.
BOSTON — For the third time as NHLers, Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and Florida forward Darcy Hordichuk renewed acquaintances with their fists tonight at TD Garden.
If I’m the agent for Bruins winger Shawn Thornton, I’m plotting an NFL-style holdout for more money.
That two-year contract the veteran signed last summer for just an average of $812,000 per season does not do the 6-foot-2, 217-pound forward justice.
The Bruins can draw up a game plan in an attempt to neutralize Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, or even defensemen Paul Martin and Zbynek Michalek — two players not with Pittsburgh the last time Boston faced the Penguins last season.
BOSTON — Shawn Thornton continued tonight to prove why he’s worth every penny the Bruins have paid him since he departing Anaheim for Boston in 2007.