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Boston’s Thornton Takes Skate To Forehead And Abuse From A Blackhawk

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,

At 3:31 of the second period, Thornton was cut by Fernando Pisani’s skate blade. Thornton was trying to finish his check when he lost his balance and fell. The blade carved open a J-shaped wound above Thornton’s right eye. Had it been an inch lower, Thornton might have lost his eye. Thornton required 40-plus stitches to close the gash. Thornton didn’t return.

“Lucky,’’ Thornton said. “A little lower and it could have been on my eye. No headache, no concussion, no nothing. It’s throbbing a little bit from getting a lot of stitches in there. But nothing bad.’’

Thornton wasn’t pleased about an unidentified Blackhawk chirping. As Thornton made his way to the dressing room, he heard one of the Blackhawks give him the business from the bench. Thornton stopped and made it known he didn’t appreciate it.

“There was some stuff said that I’m not very happy about,’’ Thornton said. “If I ever find out who it was, I’ll deal with it in my own way.’’

read on and watch Thornton post-game and a video of the injury below…

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HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

second time this season someone on the other team has gotten injured and the Hawks have shit talked them for it.  Classy orginization

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 03/30/11 at 11:31 AM ET

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I read the above thinking it was Joe Thornton, and I was quite intrigued by the line: “I’ll deal with it in my own way.’’

Posted by NathanBC on 03/30/11 at 01:45 PM ET

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