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Thornton still soaking it all in

While trying to 'appease the masses,' B's veteran takes time to enjoy success

Updated: August 6, 2011, 10:16 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Bruins veteran forward Shawn Thornton is back in Charlestown, Mass., where he resides year-round now, training for the upcoming season both in the weight room and at a local boxing gym. Thornton recently had his day with the Stanley Cup back in his native Ontario, where he took it to Whitby, Oshawa and Toronto. This was the second time Thornton got to enjoy this grand experience -- he won the Cup with Anaheim in 2007 -- and this time he made sure he soaked it all in.

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