Boston Herald "On a talented and well-balanced hockey team, which the Bruins certainly are, designations of first, second, third and fourth lines are not critically important, since all four trios are expected to make significant contributions. But it would be silly to suggest such labels have no meaning...." March 17
Boston Herald "As the Bruins’ heavyweight fighter, Shawn Thornton’s contributions don’t always show up on the scoring summary. But when they do, it makes the B’s that much better. In the 3-0 whitewashing of the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday, Thornton not only took care of the fisticuffs but also was key in..." March 10
CSN New England "Shawn Thornton had heard all of the questions about the absence of any five minute fighting majors on his ledger over the last nine games. Those also happened to be the first nine games back in the lineup since the Bruins enforcer had suffered a concussion at the hands of 6-foot-8 inch John..." March 06
Boston Herald "Symptom-free and raring to go — that’s the way Bruins forward Shawn Thornton described himself yesterday nearly a week after suffering a concussion in a fight with Buffalo’s John Scott. Thornton was hundreds of miles from his Bruins’ teammates as they took on the Montreal Canadiens last night...." February 07
Shawn Thornton and Daniel Paille will skate today. Marchand won't. Julien won't rule out BM63 for Saturday.
Boston Herald "In the immediate aftermath of Shawn Thornton’s fight with Buffalo’s John Scott last Thursday, which left the Bruins enforcer with a concussion, several teammates said that, knowing Thornton, they didn’t think he’d be out too long. Well, that appears to be the case. Thornton, whom the B’s..." February 05
Bruins head coach Claude Julien says that Paille and Thornton won't make trip to MTL but Marchand will and is game time decision.