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Bruins' Thornton fights Cooke 1:58 in

Updated: March 18, 2010, 11:18 PM ET
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BOSTON -- The Bruins wasted little time retaliating against the Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cooke for his blindside hit that left Boston center Marc Savard with a Grade 2 concussion.

In the teams' first meeting since Savard was hurt by a shoulder-to-head hit March 7 in Pittsburgh, Cooke and Boston's Shawn Thornton dropped their gloves at 1:58 of the first period Thursday night, 5 seconds after Cooke took the ice for the first time to loud boos.

"For me, I didn't intend on hurting Marc ...

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