CSNNE’s Bruins reporter Joe Haggerty joined the Toucher & Rich on Tuesday, and the main topic was still the fracas that took place on TD Garden ice on Saturday night.
Haggerty gathered the opinions of some former players who weighed in on the Shawn Thornton-Brooks Orpik incident, and he said that many of them didn’t have major problems with how Thornton handled the situation.
“These players are from the previous generation to this particular class of players that is playing now,” Haggerty said. “Surprisingly — and I’m not saying I agreed with them, because I’m not sure I do and I don’t think I do — they didn’t have as big of a problem as I thought they would with what happened between Thornton and Orpik. There’s definitely a sentiment among players, both ex-players and current players, that Orpik is a guy that takes runs at players, that plays on…
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