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Shawn Thornton  #22

Florida Panthers  Left Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: July 23, 1977  (AGE 37)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Oshawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: TOR / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (190th overall)
2014-15: Became third player in history to play 600 NHL and AHL games, while becoming the first to play 600 AHL games prior to 600 NHL Games, March 21 vs. BOS...Recorded an assist March 12 vs. WPG...Notched an assist on game-winning goal Feb. 28 vs. BUF...Recorded seven PIM Feb. 15 vs. STL...Recorded five PIM for fighting Feb. 10 vs. ANA...Recorded five PIM for fighting Dec. 4 vs. CBJ...Scored his first goal as a Panther Nov. 24 vs. MIN...Recorded first point as a Panther and of the season (assist) on Nov. 11 vs. SJS...Recorded five hits and a season-high 16:03 TOI Nov. 4 at BOS...Registered four hits Oct. 25 at ARI...Recorded a team-leading four shots and five PIM for fighting Oct. 11 vs. NJD...Made Panthers debut Oct. 9 at TBL.
Traded to Chicago by Toronto for Marty Wilford, September 30, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2007.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

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