Now in what should be his sixth season as a Bruin, Shawn Thornton has made himself a Bostonian. So naturally -- afforded some free time thanks to the NHL lockout -- he partook in one of the city's holiday traditions Wednesday night, appearing with the Boston Pops to deliver an excellent recitation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas at Symphony Hall.
Nice work there by the Bruins' enforcer. Now, with rumors of progress starting to be made, and proposals having been traded over the negotiating table, Bruins fans are hoping Wednesday 'twas the night before the end of the lockout, too.
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