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Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]
Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD Garden. In a chippy game that included some early questionable hits, including Pittsburgh's James Neal delivering what he claims was an unintentional knee to the head of Boston's Brad Marchand, Thornton skated toward an oblivious Orpik and quickly threw him back-first onto the ice and proceeded to pummel him as the video above shows. “I think he was out on the ice for a period of time, and I think that means he's got a...

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