You’d be so wet and heavy. Your gear would be soaked. You wouldn’t be able to...– Shawn Thornton, on trying to play the Winter Classic in the rain
I was looking, but there was no one… willing.– Shawn Thornton, on why he didn’t fight in order to raise energy the last time the B’s were down vs. the Lightning
I am being pretty selfish right now. I’m going for the Cy Young.– Shawn Thornton, on being an assist shy of a Gordie Howe hat trick
Maybe that will shut you guys up for a little bit.– Shawn Thornton, on the media’s criticism of the team, after the “non-fighters” jumped in during the Thrashers game
I thought he would have had to get in better shape to play in the NHL, but I...– Shawn Thornton, on his “pal” Dustin Byfuglien
That’s management’s decision. I don’t have an opinion as far as that...– Shawn Thornton, on the Marco Sturm trade
Cabbie: Is there such a thing as getting too many girls?
Shawn Thornton: No, there's never too many, I suppose. There can never be too many. For the single guys. For Mark Stuart and David Krejci, those are the only two single guys we have. So they actually get all the tap-ins from our wives, too. They all want to set them up with their friends.
Cabbie: So, just like, hot tub parties every night.
Shawn: Every night, at the Thornton residence. Mark Stuart. Naked.
Me wanting a goal and not getting one is pretty much my life story.– Shawn Thornton
What sets him apart? Uh, obviously his skillset is what sets him apart from a...– Shawn Thornton, on Patrice Bergeron
In practice I lit Timmy up like a Christmas tree. There was a lot of goals being...– Shawn Thornton
Someone from the camp told me about it. I don’t remember every...– Shawn Thornton, on being a hockey camp instructor for Tyler Seguin
I may be in a bad mood on game day and she knows it has nothing to do with her....– Shawn Thornton, on his wife Erin
He’s built like a tank.– Shawn Thornton, on Nathan Horton
It’s not the prettiest city, that’s for sure.– Shawn Thornton, on the attractiveness of the women in Buffalo
You’d think it’d be a cake walk, wouldn’t you? He’s got...– Shawn Thornton, on fighting a guy named Darcy (Hordichuk)