Shawn Thornton
Position Left/right wing
Shoots Right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
217 lb (99 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Boston Bruins
Chicago Blackhawks
Anaheim Ducks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 23 1977 (1977-07-23) (age 42),
Oshawa, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 190th overall, 1997
Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro Career 1997 – present

Shawn Thornton (born on July 23, 1977 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional hockey forward for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. He is known to be an enforcer.

Playing careerEdit

He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1997, 190th overall. He won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with the Anaheim Ducks.

On July 1, 2007, he became an unrestricted free agent and signed an undisclosed multi-year deal with the Boston Bruins.

With the Bruins he has become famous for taking on famous enforcers like Georges Laraque, Donald Brashear and Riley Cote. He also has his own video blog on the Bruins website.

He is not related to Joe Thornton and Scott Thornton, who also play in the NHL.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96Peterborough PetesOHL63410141922430325
1996–97Peterborough PetesOHL611910292041124620
1997–98St. John's Maple LeafsAHL59033225
1998–99St. John's Maple LeafsAHL788111935450009
1999–00St. John's Maple LeafsAHL6041216316
2000–01St. John's Maple LeafsAHL795121732031232
2001–02Norfolk AdmiralsAHL708142228140004
2002–03Norfolk AdmiralsAHL5011213213902228
2002–03Chicago BlackhawksNHL1311231
2003–04Norfolk AdmiralsAHL646111725981126
2003–04Chicago BlackhawksNHL810123
2004–05Norfolk AdmiralsAHL71591426360008
2005–06Norfolk AdmiralsAHL59102232192400035
2005–06Chicago BlackhawksNHL1000016
2006–07Portland PiratesAHL1544855
2006–07Anaheim DucksNHL48279881500019
2007–08Boston BruinsNHL584377470006
2008–09Boston BruinsNHL79651112361010
NHL totals 216 14 16 30 355 32 1 0 1 31

External linksEdit

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