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Shawn Thornton

35-Year-Old Left Wing – Florida Panthers

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Though he’ll never be a big factor on offense, Thornton does boast decent straight-line speed and competent puck skills that make him a steady cog on the Bruins’ fourth line. The key veteran leader racked up just seven points in 45 games this past season, along with 60 PIMs,...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 217   DOB: 7/23/1979   BORN: Oshawa, Ontario   DRAFTED: 7th Rd, #190 Overall in 1997   Show ContractHide Contract

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Shawn Thornton Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $2.4 million deal with the Panthers in July of 2014.

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Shawn Thornton NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 26 10 0 0 0 -5 16 16 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 27 48 2 7 9 3 88 60 3.3 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 28 58 4 3 7 -1 74 65 6.2 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 29 79 6 5 11 -2 123 136 4.4 2 0 10:02 0 0 0 0:04 114 7
2009-10 30 74 1 9 10 -9 141 119 0.8 0 0 9:03 0 0 0 0:03 110 17
2010-11 31 NHL BOS 79 10 10 20 8 122 151 6.6 2 0 10:05 0 0 0 0:09 141 18
2011-12 32 NHL BOS 81 5 8 13 -7 154 114 4.4 0 1 9:11 0 0 0 0:04 91 12
2012-13 33 NHL BOS 45 3 4 7 1 60 55 5.5 0 0 8:06 0 0 0 0:02 77 13
2013-14 34 NHL BOS 64 5 3 8 3 74 93 5.4 1 0 8:48 0 0 0 0:03 111 19

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Time On Ice Stats

8:48

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Shawn Thornton was on the ice for 8:48.

0:03

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Shawn Thornton was on the ice for 0:03 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 9:11 0:04
2012-13 8:06 0:02
2013-14 8:48 0:03

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Shawn Thornton 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 12 CLS 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:12 0:00
Apr 10 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 11:33 0:00
Apr 8 PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 11:16 0:45
Apr 6 DAL Did Not Play
Apr 4 CGY Did Not Play
Apr 1 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar 31 at NJ Did Not Play
Mar 29 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 8:03 0:00
Mar 27 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:11 0:00
Mar 25 OTT Did Not Play
Mar 23 at ANH Did Not Play
Mar 22 at LA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 8:12 0:00
Mar 20 at PHO Did Not Play
Mar 18 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 12:18 0:00
Mar 16 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 14 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 13 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 6:27 0:00
Mar 11 PHO Did Not Play
Mar 9 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 9:16 0:00
Mar 7 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 4 at BOS 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 1 9:56 0:00
Mar 2 at NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 8:56 0:00
Mar 1 at CLS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 9:12 0:06
Feb 27 WAS Did Not Play
Feb 7 at CAR Did Not Play
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Feb 6 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 7:50 0:00
Feb 4 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 8:44 0:00
Feb 1 at CLS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 6:40 0:00
Jan 30 at TOR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 6:46 0:18
Jan 28 at BOS 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 3 1 12:03 0:17
Jan 26 at DET Did Not Play
Jan 24 COL Did Not Play
Jan 21 at BUF Did Not Play
Jan 20 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 8:56 0:00
Jan 18 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 16 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 9:05 0:00
Jan 14 NYI 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 4:00 0:00
Jan 11 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 8:42 0:00
Jan 9 at BUF Did Not Play
Jan 6 at MON Did Not Play
Jan 4 NSH Did Not Play
Dec 31 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 29 MON Did Not Play
Dec 28 DET Did Not Play
Dec 23 TB Did Not Play
Dec 20 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 19 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec 17 at TOR Did Not Play
Dec 15 at MON Did Not Play
Dec 13 WAS Did Not Play
Dec 10 DET Did Not Play
Dec 8 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec 7 at DET 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 2:13 0:00
Dec 5 WPG 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 6:36 0:04
Dec 3 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 30 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 10:54 0:00
Nov 27 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 25 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 8:45 0:00
Nov 22 at CGY Did Not Play
Nov 21 at EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:48 0:00
Nov 19 at VAN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 7:33 0:00
Nov 16 at COL Did Not Play
Nov 15 at MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 8:51 0:00
Nov 12 ANH Did Not Play
Nov 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Nov 9 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 7:26 0:00
Nov 7 at BOS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:40 0:00
Nov 5 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 6:19 0:00
Nov 2 at WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 9:04 0:00
Nov 1 STL Did Not Play
Oct 27 TB Did Not Play
Oct 25 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 22 CHI Did Not Play
Oct 19 MIN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 8:07 0:00
Oct 17 BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 8:26 0:00
Oct 15 at NSH Did Not Play
Oct 13 LA Did Not Play
Oct 11 PIT Did Not Play
Oct 10 at TB 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 5:57 0:00
Oct 8 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct 5 at STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 9:21 0:00
Oct 3 at DAL 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 8:19 0:06

Shawn Thornton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Bruins will not re-sign Thornton for next season, TSN.ca reports.

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Thornton was a healthy scratch Saturday against the Hurricanes, the Boston Globe reports.

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Thornton has picked up 12 penalty minutes in his 13 games since returning from a 15-game suspension in January.

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Thornton (suspension), who will miss Thursday's game in Los Angeles, is eligible to return to action Saturday in San Jose, the Boston Herald reports.

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Thornton has chosen not to file a second appeal for his 15-game suspension, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports.

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The NHL has upheld Thornton's 15-game suspension, TSN.ca reports.

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Thornton will appeal his 15-game suspension, the Boston Globe reports.

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Thornton was suspended 15 games Saturday for his unsportsmanlike behavior during last weekend's game against the Penguins, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.

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Thornton met Friday with Brendan Shanahan, director of the NHL's department of player safety, in the wake of an incident last week involving the Bruins' winger and Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik, the Boston Herald reports.

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Thornton will have an in-person hearing Friday for his sucker punch on the Pens' Brook Orpik over the weekend, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports.

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Thornton remains suspended indefinitely, pending a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety that is unlikely to occur until later in the week, the Boston Globe reports.

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Thornton will have an in-person hearing with league disciplinarians next week for sucker punching the Penguins' Brooks Orpik while he was down on the ice in Saturday's game, according to NHL Department of Player Safety. Thornton received a match penalty on the play that sent Orpik to hospital on a stretcher.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

With just 13 points in 81 games this past year, Thornton is more valuable to the Bruins than he is to fantasy owners. Though he’ll never be a nifty offensive weapon, Thornton does possess decent straight-line speed and decent puck skills to go along with the pugilistic skills his job requires.

2011-12

Thornton's 10 goals and 10 assists this past season both represent career-highs for the B's gritty winger. He topped 100 PIMs for the third straight season, but despite his rep as a tough guy/grinder, he has decent skills which help bring an element of reliability to the B's effective (of late) fourth line.

2010-11

Thornton's grit and leadership are what keep him in Boston, and on the team's fourth line, but his penalty minutes are the only thing that would make him of interest to fantasy owners. Thornton's 21 fighting majors in 2009-10 led the Bruins, and he's put up 264 penalty minutes over the last two seasons combined.

2009-10

Thornton, a fourth-line regular, brings leadership and grit to the table, but his offensive upside is limited, making PIMs the only category he can really help fantasy owners in.

2008-09

A fourth-liner with little offensive upside, Thornton earns his keep with his gritty play. He'd need a few more PIMs though to make rostering him in fantasy leagues worthwhile.

2007-08

Thornton is strictly a fourth-liner, who is expected to be Boston's intimidator.

2006-07

Thornton was a minus-five with no points in 10 games last season, so it's likely he will spend nearly all of his season in the AHL barring injuries.

2005-06

Thornston is a defensive winger who has served his time in the minors. He had a cup of coffee with the Hawks in 2003-04. Last season, he logged 253 penalty minutes and has more than 2,000 in his minor league career.