Bruins Sign Shawn Thornton For Two More Years

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Bruins have signed forward Shawn

Thornton to a two-year contract extension.

The team announced the deal Friday, but did not release

financial terms.

The 32-year-old Thornton had a goal, nine assists and a

career-high 141 penalty minutes in 74 games in 2009-10, his third

season with the Bruins. He could have become a free agent on July


Thornton's 21 fighting majors led the team and tied for fifth in

the NHL.

Thornton has also played for the Chicago Black Hawks and the

Anaheim Ducks.


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