Seven Years Ago Today... Shawn Thornton Scores An Unbelievable Penalty Shot Goal

On this day, seven years ago… Shawn Thornton shocked the world and showed off his hands during a penalty shot against the Winnipeg Jets.

First career penalty shot attempt for Thorty… SHORTHANDED… down by a goal, a real thing of beauty.

He also beat the shit out of one of his good friends and former Bruin Mark Stuart.

Screen Shot 2019-01-10 at 11.30.59 AMThe Bruins scored three goals in the third to rally against the Jets 5-3. The goal scorers? Nathan Horton, Tyler Seguin and BENOIT POULIOT. Talk about a blast from the past.

What a guy Thorty was.

B’s are back tonight. 7 pm. Washington Capitals. Let’s go. It’s a great night to win a hockey game.