Category: Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins: Zdeno Chara is practicing

Only one day after the Boston Bruins announced they will be without one of their best players – defenceman Dennis Seidenberg – for the remainder of the season, captain Zdeno Chara mysteriously missed the club’s Saturday night contest against the…

Milan Lucic takes back harsh words about Vancouver

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins.

Boston Bruins star Milan Lucic was involved in an off-ice altercation last weekend in his hometown after a game against the Vancouver Canucks. The Bruins bruiser was “attacked” on the street by some unknown street fighter. There is a YouTube…

Boston Bruins: Details regarding Shawn Thornton’s appeal

Shawn Thornton, Boston Bruins.

The entire Shawn Thornton sucker-punch on Brooks Orpik saga has captured the attention of media and fans since December 7th, when a game between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins spiralled out of control. You’re likely well aware of the events…

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton will appeal 15-game suspension

Many speculated he would, and now he has: Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton went public today with his intentions to appeal the 15-game suspension he received on Saturday for the slew-foot and sucker-punches he landed against Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brooks…

Boston Bruins star Milan Lucic “attacked” in Vancouver

Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins.

Milan Lucic is the rarest of breeds in the NHL. Not only will the native of Vancouver score the goal that buries an opponent on the scoreboard, he is also quite capable of dropping his gloves and placing a pounding…

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton has until Monday to appeal 15-game suspension

After one week’s worth of public outcry on Twitter, and careful evidence gathering by the NHL, Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins was finally suspended for a slew-foot and two sucker-punches to Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik. Thornton’s penalty was a…

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton punched with 15-game suspension

Seven days after the initial incident occurred – Shawn Thornton’s much publicized, controversial sucker-punching of Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik – the Bruins enforcer was finally sentenced for this actions. Today, after 24 hours of deliberation by the NHL’s chief…

Shawn Thornton suspension announcement will be tomorrow

Shawn Thornton, Boston Bruins.

And so it is, that exactly one week after the initial incident transpired, the NHL will announce the suspension of Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton, tomorrow. League makes it official, saying it will announce the length of Thornton's suspension on…

Boston Bruins: Shawn Thornton suspension hearing will be in person this Friday

Shawn Thornton, Boston Bruins.

It has been talked about often since it occurred – last Saturday Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins capped off a violent series of events in the first period of a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins by tripping and then…