Fresh Links: Two (Articles) for Twos Edition

Such a Nice Young Man... - Jim Rogash

When Shawn Thornton's not busy punching in some guy's face, he likes to give back to his community.

  • Shawn Heston Thornton says they're gonna have to rip the skates off his cold dead feet before he quits hockey. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Also, he hosted his fourth annual "Putts and Punches For Parkinson's" Golf Tournament last Monday. [MassLive.com]
  • More news from the Merlot Line: A progress report on Gregory Campbell's broken leg. [NHL.com]
  • Shock the world! Bring in a third team to make it happen with...Mason Raymond? [RantSports.com]
  • The Bruins have extended a training camp invite to 17 year-old defenseman Jesse Lees of the Kelowna Rockets. [Rockets Central]
  • AND NOW "The MOST INCREDIBLE Stat For Each Current Boston Bruins Star" according to...[BleacherReport.com]
  • (So take from this what you will.)

    Also...

  • The Manchester Monarchs will be holding a Los Angeles Kings Night sometime in January 2014, and fans got to vote on which past Kings jersey the Monarchs will wear for that evening. I could say outright which jersey won, but then you'd probably think I was telling you a Whopper of a lie. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Hockey News profiles former Bruin Bobby Carpenter's son, a high schooler who has committed to playing college hockey at Boston University, and who goes by...Bobo. [The Hockey News]
  • And furthermore...

  • I will not be writing next Saturday's Fresh Links because I will be in *your* neck of the woods for a few days. I'm really looking forward to it!
  • Also once again I am exercising my privilege as author of this piece to mention that my cat Mulder's blood work came back from testing and it appears his chemo treatment is going very well.

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