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Shawn Thornton ends goal-scoring drought, Bruins tied with Devils after 1

Posted By DJ Bean On March 22, 2011 @ 7:43 pm In General | No Comments

Who said the Ilya Kovalchuk/Shawn Thornton scoring race was over?

The once ironically compared players both came up big for their teams in the first period, and after 20 minutes, the Bruins and Devils are tied at one goal apiece.

The Devils opened the game’s scoring on the power play, as Mattias Tedenby hit a wide open Kovalchuk from behind the net and the high-priced winger beat Thomas for his

The Bruins were outshot 16-6 in the period, but they made their third one count. A Dennis Seidenberg wrister from the point was tipped past Martin Brodeur by Shawn Thornton to get the B’s on the board 15:39. It ended the longest goal-scoring drought of the season, one that began after his Feb. 3 tally and lasted 19 games.


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