Bruins' Thornton out 7-10 days

Shawn Thornton, Tuesday, April 26, 2011. (QMI Agency/ERIC BOLTE)

Shawn Thornton, Tuesday, April 26, 2011. (QMI Agency/ERIC BOLTE)

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BOSTON - Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will miss the next 7-to-10 days with a concussion, the team announced on Friday.

The rugged Thornton was injured in the first period of Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

Thornton has one goal and 25 penalty minutes in seven games this season.


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