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Bruins F Thornton suffers concussion in fight, will be out 7-10 days

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Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will be sidelined for 7-10 days with a concussion, general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Friday.

Thornton was injured during a fight with Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott on Thursday night in the first period and did not return to the game.

Thornton has one goal and 25 penalty minutes in the Bruins' seven games this season.

The Bruins called up Jamie Tardif from Providence of the American Hockey League as an emergency roster replacement.

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