9:19 PM EST, Fri November 28, 2014

Panthers forward Shawn Thornton has fond memories of his season with Ducks

It won't be as emotional of a homecoming as it was when Panthers forward Shawn Thornton returned to the TD Garden recently after playing seven seasons for the Bruins, including their Stanley Cup title run in 2011.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Nov 5, 2014

Shawn Thornton: ‘To get a standing ovation in a visiting arena is pretty special’

If ever Shawn Thornton wanted a reminder of what he meant to Bruins fans over the last six years, he got it in a 45-second tribute in the first period Tuesday night at TD Garden. As they did with the return of Johnny Boychuk two weeks earlier, the Bruins gave a video tribute on the […]

HONORED: Bruins celebrate Shawn Thorton's play, chartiable works during first period

TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards BOSTON -- Shawn Thornton was given a rare start Tuesday and why not? Thornton spent seven seasons in Boston before signing with the Panthers in July. The Bruins honored Thornton for his play and humanitarian works with a...

Public Skate Second Period: Bruins 0, Panthers 0

Nice Shawn Thornton tribute there. Other than that, not much doing in that period.
Boston Globe Nov 4, 2014

A Different Feel of Excitement For Bruins, Thornton

Shawn Thornton prepares to face his former team for the first time since signing with Florida in the offseason.
Boston Herald Nov 2, 2014
Shawn Thornton embracing his return to Boston

Shawn Thornton embracing his return to Boston

Shawn Thornton has known this moment has been coming, one way or another, since the day he sat in Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli’s office and was told the team wouldn’t be offering him a contract.But now that the longtime Bruins enforcer is ready to make his return to the Garden Tuesday in a Florida Panthers’ uniform, it seems the 37-year-old is still wrestling with his emotions.What’s he feeling about returning to the place where he made his NHL mark and won a Stanley Cup, a place he still plans to call home when his career is done?

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