“I really think we have the toughest team in the NHL, and I don’t think poking the bear with the stick was a good idea— neither was talking about how great they were and planning the parade before they even got to Game 6 and selling the rights…I mean, we kept our mouths shut the whole series, but, at the end of the day, when you do stuff [like that], it motivates the other team. I think being confident is one thing, but being arrogant’s another.”—Shawn Thornton, on getting motivation from Vancouver (via loooooch)
“Charlestown wears my jersey. Young girls wear Seguin’s jerseys, we figured that much out. I’m assuming people with a screw loose wear Marchand jerseys. I don’t know why you’d wear that thing.”—Shawn Thornton (via shawnthorntonsays)
BOSTON- Shawn Thornton knows from past experience that there’s nothing quite like being newly crowned Stanley Cup Champions. So the Boston forward isn’t wasting any of his time basking in the glow of his recent victory.
“I haven’t slept much. I’ll sleep next week,” Thornton said. “This is once in a lifetime, so we’re enjoying it.