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Miami Herald Apr 17, 2017

After his final NHL game, he tossed his skates in the trash. They’re on eBay now

Shawn Thornton promised the Florida Panthers equipment staff that when he was finished playing in his final NHL game that they wouldn’t have to bother with his skates any more. …
Shawn Thornton has played his last NHL game

Shawn Thornton has played his last NHL game

#22 is riding into the sunset. The Panthers played their last home game of the regular season last night, and it marked the end of the playing career of one of the most popular Bruins in recent memories: Shawn Thornton. Thanks for all the memories, Shawn. pic.twitter.com/TW4WD13qhh— NHL (@NHL) April 9, 2017 The former enforcer played more than 700 regular season games and 100 playoff games over the course of 25 years in the league. Thornton was beloved as a Bruin by many due to his role as an enforcer/energy guy who could also play the game with a surprising bit of skill. He always...
FOX Sports Apr 8, 2017
Shawn Thornton says retirement is starting to 'sink in'

Shawn Thornton says retirement is starting to 'sink in'

Shawn Thornton played his last NHL game of his career Saturday night, as The Florida Panthers shutout the Sabres 3-0. He says retirement is starting to 'sink in.'
FOX Sports Apr 8, 2017
Shawn Thornton will miss camaraderie, family away from family

Shawn Thornton will miss camaraderie, family away from family

Shawn Thornton is playing in his 705th and last game Saturday night, set to retire at the end of the 2016-2017 season.
FOX Sports Apr 8, 2017
Panthers players and coach discuss Shawn Thornton's impact

Panthers players and coach discuss Shawn Thornton's impact

Retiring Panther Shawn Thornton's impact is felt in the The Florida Panthers dressing room. Players talk about what it was like playing with him before Saturday night's game against the Sabres.
Miami Herald Apr 8, 2017

Florida Panthers giving youngsters a shot as Shawn Thornton says goodbye

The Panthers wrap up their season with games that don’t mean much, forgettable contests many fans, players and coaches won’t remember down the road. Well, not all players. For youngsters …
Litter Box Cats Apr 8, 2017
GameDay Caterwaul: Buffalo Sabres at Florida Panthers

GameDay Caterwaul: Buffalo Sabres at Florida Panthers

Closing the home slate on an “interesting” season as tireless on-ice/off-ice veteran forward Shawn Thornton hangs ‘em up Sabres (33-35-12 78P) vs Panthers (33-36-11 77P) . WHEN: 7:00 p.m. ET - LBC GameThread right here at 6:30ish WHERE: BB&T Center - Sunrise, FL ON THE TUBE: FOX Sports Florida, MSG Buffalo ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM, 640 WMEN SOCIALS: #FlaPanthers, #BuffaloSabres, #BUFvsFLA, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook GOODIES: Fan Appreciation Week rolls on (More)! Hybrid Tailgate gets underway at 4; yes I’ll be there so collect your rotten fruit (More)! ENEMY INTEL: Die By...

Shawn Thornton ready to call it a career

Veteran forward will play his last NHL game this weekend.
FOX Sports Apr 7, 2017
'The ultimate pro': Panthers' Thornton faces his final game

'The ultimate pro': Panthers' Thornton faces his final game

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) For Shawn Thornton, getting to the NHL was not easy.
Miami Herald Apr 6, 2017

It’s last call for Shawn Thornton as final NHL games beckon

Shawn Thornton admits he has been soaking in the moment. In playing in Toronto last week, Thornton drew it all in. In Boston, his home for seven seasons as a …
Miami Herald Apr 6, 2017

Last call for Shawn Thornton

Florida Panthers forward Shawn Thornton calls it a career on Saturday night and says he's joining the business side of the organization. …
FOX Sports Apr 5, 2017
Shawn Thornton moving to business side with Panthers after retirement

Shawn Thornton moving to business side with Panthers after retirement

Shawn Thornton talks about having Saturday's home contest be his final game with the Florida Panthers and explains how he will be transitioning to the business side of the franchise after his hangs up his skates.
CSN New England Apr 1, 2017

Shawn Thornton 'definitely emotional' in his final game at TD Garden

BOSTON The love between Shawn Thornton and the Boston Bruins has always been there. Even when the Florida Panthers signed him three years ago when
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Apr 1, 2017

Shawn Thornton thanks fans, named 3rd Star in final game at TD Garden

Like the rest of his Panthers teammates following their elimination from postseason contention on Thursday night, Shawn Thornton is simply playing out the string. But for the 39-year-old Thornton, who is expected to retire this summer, it’s a little bit different. In his third year of coming back to Boston as a visitor with the […]
FOX Sports Apr 1, 2017
Shawn Thornton nearly got 'choked up' by emotional reception in Boston

Shawn Thornton nearly got 'choked up' by emotional reception in Boston

Florida Panthers winger Shawn Thornton discusses what Saturdays emotional reception in Boston meant to him in what was his final game in the city.

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