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?
For the first time since getting knocked out by a series of Shawn Thornton punches on Boston ice, Brooks Orpik spoke to the media on Friday
Cam Neely On Felger & Mazz: James Neal’s Knee ‘As Bad’ As Shawn Thornton’s Actions; 15-Game Suspension Longer Than Expected
Given that it was Neely’s first discussion with Felger & Mazz since the 15-game suspension was handed to Shawn Thornton, that was naturally a big topic.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, December 16.
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.
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.
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.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Wednesday, December 11.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, December 10.
Joe Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Old School NHL Players Don’t Fully Fault Shawn Thornton For Brooks Orpik Incident
Haggerty gathered the opinions of some former players who weighed in on the Shawn Thornton-Brooks Orpik incident, and he said that many of them didn’t have major problems with how Thornton handled the situation.