BUFFALO – Boston tough guy Shawn Thornton will be out seven to 10 days after suffering a concussion during his fight with new Sabres enforcer John Scott, the Bruins announced today.
The two heavyweights scrapped 2:53 into the Sabres’ 7-4 win Thursday. Scott quickly dropped Thornton with a few punches.
Thornton immediately left the game and never returned. Scott, meanwhile, skated 3:34.
The bout could already be one of the most popular in the Sabres’ 42-year history.