Found October 10, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
According to San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton a four goal game deserves a very special kind of celebration. “I’d have my c— out if I scored four goals. I’d have my c— out, stroking it,” I guess we might need a little exposition for that quote to make any sense whatsoever. In case you are one of the select few who haven’t heard the legend of Tomas Hertl, here is what he did on Tuesday night. That slick goal was just the icing on the cake of a four goal game for the 19 year old kid who was playing in his third NHL game. Of course, because hockey consists of some of the most annoyingly old-school people in all of sports, someone had to try and stomp on Hertl’s cake by claiming that what he did was disrespectful to the game. As you’d expect, the San Jose players are getting plenty of questions regarding the pointless showboating debate before their game with Vancouver later tonight. Joe Thornton didn’t appreciate the questions being tossed around so he put a stop to them in spectacu...

Joe Thornton’s hilarious description of what he would do to celebrate scoring four goals

After San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl scored four goals against the New York Rangers, he drew some criticism for the move he pulled on the fourth goal.  Sharks captain Joe Thornton came to his defense and his comments were utterly hysterical. Hearing a question to Marleau about Hertl and whether he was showboating, Thornton said: “Shut up, have you ever played the game?”...

Video- Discussion Continues On The Joe Thornton Quote

Keivn Allen of USA TODAY and the president of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, along with Scott Morrison, joined Sportsnet's Hockey Central Show yesterday to discuss the reporting aspect of the 'Joe Thornton quote'.     Mark Spector of Sportsnet with his views on the same subject.

Joe Thornton has an incredible reaction to Tomas Hertl’s four-goal game

There have been a variety of different reactions this week to San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl’s breakout performance against the New York Rangers. On one end of the spectrum, you have people like Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates who think Hertl was showboating and is lucky he didn’t get laid out for it. At […]
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