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Shawn Thornton: Suspension hasn't changed my play

Jan 22, 2014|

Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed his return to action. He told the guys that the suspension has not changed his approach or his play.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

Our conversation was -- important is brought to you by the city of Boston credit union and by Norfolk -- equipment on joins us on the AT&T hotline blog time -- taught -- how are you. -- -- we're doing very very well equipment discussed at the Olympics in the security -- all that first of all the overview in your dressing room. He got Bergeron crate she Rask Chara Ericsson and explode and Peter are going as well. What's -- over -- in terms of how it's going to affect them the ability to come back and be fresh and are there any security concerns discussed the minute -- teammates. I'm -- you like that our guys talking about it really at all. Yeah. Maybe I'm not enough compensation but I'm not going to. I haven't heard anything and yet. But our guys let. -- yeah a little more hockey but I think when you play your country. They ought. -- -- people that -- could they could not acting as maybe. You February normally it would be in the. Are you jealous when you see guy's head off to play for their country. I kind -- a -- quote I don't know oh all right now on the older. Their work and Harden associate. You know what happens every Olympics -- -- there is that that the people who. Are against fighting the anti fighting forces come out in in force and say see you can have good hockey without fighting. You ready for that. Do you like every month on big news comes up it's true you know at the Olympic just being another one. Padilla Pittsburgh seven years out jokes as early. If you ever seen a coach do reporter -- did the other -- ever seen that may be seen him before being NC slap shot posturing. Go straight auditor at a percentage being legit all. That's also a -- but I'll call saga but it. Out -- an incredible player of the opposite effect as -- -- surprise the -- we didn't pop. For Democrat weird but it wouldn't put out whatever it. Particularly senior this spot it -- situation. You think Hartley shares any responsibility for this do you think. Starting your tough guys is a provocative. Action. I don't. You want I don't. Start all time. Public to retrieve your -- -- all the time -- think or treatment but not that drop the gloves. But I I love Butler also pick offers players vote. -- disputed that I love the fact that -- those players back. And this happened a few times. Was evident Apogee oh -- I think it I mean obviously it and ordered out of the locker probably makes it ought more all of -- portion. This stuff happens I don't think that. I don't know not -- but I'm -- apparently started to look like an out of line -- is trying to start -- -- to get. And recreate support checked a box and -- momentum golfers -- that we do it sometimes their. I laughed at toward Rolla and how much 31 and a brownie points with -- reference to his team. But he was explaining himself after the game and he said hey partly set his idiots out there so I had to send mine I'm sure that plays well in his locker dressing room. From what -- -- never -- you all minorities and what we're also think that's another example of that figure out. Are you mentioned going down south during the Olympic break how will. It has have fitness and and anaerobic. Maintain maintenance of a shape and discussed with the traders on the training staff for the for the guys who aren't going overseas. I'm not yet I'm sure we'll get something from our strength coach the -- -- -- -- -- you know Victor Ortiz off and relax their argument. Hidden agendas start. Start period bank. I'm pretty lucky month or so workaholic in drag right. But the Jupiter or not -- call the first -- -- an epic is that they've faced a lot via. That behind when it comes back here were all brought professional now. As usual the Bruins the Bruins organization did a great job -- honoring Sam burns did you get to know Sam at all and and it affected his involvement with your team have on the team and and his passing obviously sent. That yours ago actually during allies are all there are cultural Tibetan -- You know yeah we are all piling up -- arms -- shorter. Trainer for the de -- But. But go on. There is that it is such a person. Why why -- as yours artillery might as artist diet of human and our government -- it was. Such a person such as badly and it was aren't published on. I look at the Bruins right now -- -- -- big picture you're headed to this you know coming up on this long Olympic break the position right now 65 points a great spot the Chicago Steve feel. Comparable this is the kind of team without having to make any moves necessary to can make a long wanted to -- last year. It. Our -- our sides I think we are I think Kevin -- that an unbelievable job force kind of filling that role. Or your -- thought it. Oh yeah some people look at what are you there capture. All. Subtracting. The last years I've been there anyways but I like -- in and -- and we just. About instantly. Oh domestic -- Like -- its side there agree we shall we see. Do you feel like Q are playing differently at all or. Thinking differently on the ice and your suspension do you feel at all like cure on double secret probation. And things have changed for you because as we know is the first time. You've been suspended in your long and illustrious career anything different about the way you plan on the way you approach the game now. Not -- -- all -- actual Ellis or. Change. But for the corporate rate that that would change. -- shot when one of your teammates -- up and becomes an irritant to the other team and -- -- mention -- name does have a party that you have to answer for him when he's not gonna fight. Out of all know that. Outside jobs. A sign up for Archie -- came -- Play on the edge and I like what he's playing well then I knew that we have. We protect -- not just any -- -- you know -- all around. That. You know they -- a little bit torture but it meant that some other places. And -- thought we were built. And it keeps score goals slowest wellness. Whatever it takes more unhappy interpret those. Good talking -- shot appreciate the time to talk to down the road. Jumper with Dennis and Callahan on the AT&T outline our conversation with -- has brought to you by the city of Boston credit union and by Norfolk -- were quickly got.

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