• Bettman upholds ban for Bruins' Thornton

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 24, 2013
    Bettman heard Thornton's appeal at a hearing in New York last Friday. Bettman said he believes Thornton was looking for retribution for Orpik's earlier hit on Bruins teammate Loui Eriksson, who suffered a concussion. Thornton has seven days to make that decision. Thornton appealed that decision on Dec. Again, I note that Mr. Thornton has a reputation for being a 'good actor' and a model NHL citizen, but that does not eliminate the need for him to be punished appropriately for his bad act in this case," th...

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