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?
Brooks Orpik: Apologetic Shawn Thornton 'A Pretty Good Friend'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 ExpectedGiven 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.
Felger & Mazz: December 16, 2013The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, December 16.
Felger & Mazz: Fighting In Hockey Must Be Among Willing CombatantsFelger 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.
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.
NHL Suspends Bruins' Shawn Thornton For 15 GamesShawn Thornton has been dishing out punishment in the NHL for 11 years, but on Saturday, the league came down hard on the Bruins forward.
Felger & Mazz: December 11, 2013The Felger and Massarotti Show from Wednesday, December 11.
Felger & Mazz: December 10, 2013The 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 IncidentHaggerty 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.
Felger: Bruins Fans Who Excuse Shawn Thornton Are No Better Than Canadiens FansMichael Felger had some harsh words for any Bruins fans who excused what Shawn Thornton did to Brooks Orpik.
Toucher & Rich: No Defense For Shawn Thornton's Actions On Brooks OrpikTwo days and a game have passed, but the events of Saturday night at the TD Garden remain a major talking point in the hockey world.