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Brooks Orpik

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

Brooks Orpik (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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

12/20/2013

James Neal (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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.

12/19/2013

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Felger & Mazz: December 16, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, December 16.

12/16/2013

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

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Felger & Mazz: December 11, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Wednesday, December 11.

12/11/2013

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Felger & Mazz: December 10, 2013

The Felger and Massarotti Show from Tuesday, December 10.

12/10/2013

Brooks Orpik (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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.

12/10/2013

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