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Shawn Thornton Agrees to Two-Year Contract with Florida Panthers

Two-Time Stanley Cup Champion Joins Cats

Tuesday, 07.1.2014 / 3:05 PM ET / News
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Shawn Thornton Agrees to Two-Year Contract with Florida Panthers
Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms on two-year contract with Shawn Thornton.

Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms on two-year contract with Shawn Thornton.

“We are pleased to welcome Shawn to the Florida Panthers,” said Tallon. “He is a veteran, hardworking, physical player who brings tremendous leadership and toughness to our team.”

Thornton, 36, has played in 559 National Hockey League games for Chicago (2002-2006), Anaheim (2006-2007) and Boston (2007-2014) scoring 38 goals with 50 assists and 906 PIM. He has played in 101 post-season games registering seven points (1-6-7) with 81 PIM. The 6-foot-2 215-pound right wing has recorded 100 or more penalty minutes four times in his NHL playing career. He is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion (Anaheim – 2007 & Boston – 2011).

The Oshawa, Ontario native was drafted by Toronto in the seventh round (190th overall) in the 1997 NHL Draft.

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 79 15 39 10 54
J. Jokinen 81 8 36 -2 44
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
A. Ekblad 81 12 27 12 39
B. Boyes 78 14 24 11 38
A. Barkov 71 16 20 -4 36
J. Hayes 72 19 16 -4 35
B. Campbell 82 3 24 4 27
B. Pirri 49 22 2 6 24
D. Bolland 53 6 17 4 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 28 19 12 .921 2.35
A. Montoya 6 7 2 .892 3.01
 
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