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Shawn Thornton to have in-person hearing for Brooks Orpik incident on Friday

Shawn Thornton will have an in-person hearing on Friday afternoon with the NHL Department of Player Safety.

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NHL upholds Thornton suspension

The NHL has upheld Thornton's 15-game suspension for attacking Brooks Orpik. The NHLPA and Thornton have until Dec. 31 to request a hearing with an independent arbitrator.

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Thornton will appeal suspension

Shawn Thornton will appeal his 15-game suspension.

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Thornton will have in-person hearing Friday

Shawn Thornton will have an in-person hearing on Friday afternoon with the NHL Department of Player Safety.

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Neal suspended five games

James Neal has been suspended the maximum amount of games for a phone hearing. He will miss five games for kneeing Brad Marchand.

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Thornton, Neal face suspensions

Thornton's hearing will be in-person, while Neal will meet with the league over the phone.

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Thornton attacks Orpik

Things have gotten nasty in Boston.

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Eriksson exits after Orpik hit

Eriksson will not return.

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