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Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Will Independent Arbitration Work For Shawn Thornton?

Although he hasn’t heard one way or the other, Haggs believes Thornton’s suspension is heading towards independent arbitration, so the two questions that remain are: What happens next? And will it work?

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/26/2013

Brad Marchand (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Is Brad Marchand A Dirty Player?

After another on-ice incident involving Brad Marchand, Felger and Mazz ask the question: is Brad Marchand a dirty player?

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/18/2013

Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins reaches for the puck in front of Sean Monahan #23 of the Calgary Flames in the first period at TD Garden on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Haggerty: Brad Marchand Won’t Face Discipline For Boarding Sean Monahan

Despite his reputation as an agitator, Marchand will NOT face league discipline for the call according to CSNNE insider Joe Haggerty. Haggs also spoke about Shawn Thornton’s suspension appeal and what will happen there.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/18/2013

Shawn Thornton (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Fighting In Hockey Must Be Among Willing Combatants

Felger and Mazz are both on board with Shawn Thornton’s 15-game suspension. Even though it sounds like a high number, the punishment fits the crime.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/16/2013

Brooks Orpik (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Shawn Thornton’s Suspension ‘A Statement That Didn’t Need To Be Made’

Ryan Johnston and Mike Flynn filled in for a vacationing Toucher & Rich, and both Hub hosts feel like 15 games is way too much for a player who has never been suspended before.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/16/2013

Shawn Thornton (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NHL Suspends Bruins’ Shawn Thornton For 15 Games

Shawn Thornton has been dishing out punishment in the NHL for 11 years, but on Saturday, the league came down hard on the Bruins forward.

12/14/2013

Shawn Thornton (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cam Neely On Felger & Mazz: Fighting Still Belongs In NHL

Boston Bruins president Cam Neely couldn’t discuss Shawn Thornton specifically, but he spoke freely about physical play in the NHL, the Bruins’ rivalry with the Penguins and much more with Felger & Mazz.

12/12/2013

Buffalo Sabres John Scott. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: John Scott’s 7 Game Suspension Not Enough

It’s an Agenda-Free Friday and one of the topics of discussion was the seven game suspension of John Scott of the Buffalo Sabres. Felger & Mazz both feel seven games is not enough.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/01/2013

Dion Phaneuf (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dion Phaneuf’s High Hit On Daniel Paille Should Draw NHL’s Attention For Discipline

Dion Phaneuf delivered a questionable hit on Daniel Paille in Game 2 of the Bruins-Maple Leafs series.

05/05/2013

Felger & Mazz in studio. (Photo by Justin Opiechowski)

Felger & Mazz: April 11, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Thursday, April 11.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/11/2013

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