While some of his teammates where in Russia at the Olympics, the Bruins' Shawn Thornton took advantage of the NHL break for a little R&R in the DR.
Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Friday, February 28:
WILMINGTON – Adam McQuaid is still no lock to get back into the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Washington Capitals at TD Garden.
Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton takes some rapid fire questions in his "Dropping the Gloves" segment with Michael Felger on Cross Check.
Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli and team president Cam Neely have seemingly tried to lower expectations as the March 5 NHL trade deadline approaches.