Shawn Thornton Hugs Tree for Andrew Ference, to ‘Be Nice to Nature’ on Earth Day (Video)

It might be hard to believe, but Shawn Thornton isn’t all jabs and uppercuts, as the Bruins enforcer has a soft side.

April 22 marks Earth Day, so B’s earthy-crunchy defenseman Andrew Ference reminded hockey fans that even the toughest guy in town has a special place in his heart (and his grasp) for nature.

Check out a video below of Thornton giving Mother Nature a big old hug.

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