7:47 PM EDT, Sun March 29, 2015

Pirri nets game-winner in shootout victory over Bruins

SUNRISE — NHL icon Jaromir Jagr called Saturday's showdown with the Bruins " a Game 7.'' Former Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton said it was more like a Game 5 in a playoff series that the Panthers were trailing 3-1.

THE 600 CLUB: Shawn Thornton about to become one of three to play 600 games in NHL and AHL

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards Shawn Thornton was a healthy scratch Thursday but should be back against his old Boston teammates Saturday. Thornton's next game will be his 600th in the NHL making him one of only three to play that many games...

Talbot gives fourth line what it was missing

BOSTON -- When the Boston Bruins decided to retool their fourth line last summer, little did management realize how much of an impact it would have on the success of the team. Or more accurately, lack of success. Dismantling a portion of one of the most productive fourth lines in the league over the past few seasons was a mistake. When general manager Peter Chiarelli decided he did not want to pay Shawn Thornton as a free agent last July, the veteran forward left Boston and signed a two-year deal worth $2.

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