Bruins lose tough forward Shawn Thornton to concussion

The Boston Bruins say forward Shawn Thornton will miss 7-10 days with a concussion.

Suffered injury in fight with Buffalo enforcer

John Scott of the Buffalo Sabres punches Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins during Thursday's game. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

The Boston Bruins say forward Shawn Thornton will miss 7-10 days with a concussion.

Thornton was injured in the first period of Thursday night's game against Buffalo when he fought with Sabres forward John Scott. He did not return.

Thornton has one goal and 25 penalty minutes this season.

The Bruins recalled forward Jamie Tardiff from the AHL on Friday. Tardiff leads the Providence Bruins in scoring with 21 goals and nine assists in 39 games.