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GM: Shawn Thornton won't be back

Updated: June 16, 2014, 11:44 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Monday he told free-agent forward Shawn Thornton the team would not be bringing him back for an eighth season in Boston.

"Today I met with Shawn. We had a good meeting and I informed him that we wouldn't be re-signing him," Chiarelli said in a video posted on the team's web site. "It was good in the sense that we talked about the time Shawn has spent here. ... I told him that he was one of the most significant acquisitions we made, one, for the ...

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