3:16 PM EDT, Wed July 30, 2014

Source: Thornton signs with Panthers

The Panthers on Tuesday signed forward Shawn Thornton to a two-year deal worth $1.2 million, according to a league source. Thornton, a two-time Stanley Cup champion, spent seven seasons in Boston and helped the Bruins reach the finals twice. He had five goals and three assist last season. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli informed Thornton a couple of weeks ago that the team would not re-sign him. Numerous teams were interested in Thornton’s services before he landed with the Panthers.
Litter Box Cats Jul 1, 2014

Florida Panthers sign Shawn Thornton to two-year deal

Cats continue seemingly annual trend of adding limited, but punchy player to the roster. The Florida Panthers continued to add to their roster, and eat up cap space, by signing enforcer-type Shawn Thornton to a two-year, $2.4 million contract. The 36-year-old Thornton has spent the last seven season with the Boston Bruins and brings grit, experience and a Stanley Cup ring to South Florida. His best season was in 2009-10 when scored 10 goals and 10 assists in 79 games. The Oshawa, On native has racked up 906 career PIM. I'm a bit flummoxed by this signing. Yes, I know the Panthers are always...
Rotoworld Jul 1, 2014

Panthers ink Shawn Thornton to 2-year deal - Shawn Thornton (W) Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers have signed Shawn Thornton to a two-year/$2.4 million deal.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Jul 1, 2014

Shawn Thornton signs with Panthers

Shawn Thornton has signed with the Panthers after spending the last seven seasons in Boston. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada, the contract is for two years and is worth $2.4 million. Thornton, now 36, served as a fourth-line fixture for the Bruins after signing with them in 2007. He posted career [...]

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