Shawn Thornton’s suspension to be announced Saturday
|12.13.13 at 7:42 pm ET|
The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Friday that it will reveal the length of the suspension for Bruins forward Shawn Thornton on Saturday. Thornton had an in-person hearing Friday in New York for last Saturday’s attack on Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik.
The NHL’s Department of Player Safety will announce on Saturday the length of the suspension to Boston F Shawn Thornton.
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) December 13, 2013
Thornton, who had never been suspended previously, has already served three games of a suspension that could end up in the 10-game range. Orpik suffered a concussion on the play and resumed skating Friday.
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