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JOE THORNTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

All On The Same Page In San Jose?

from David Pollak of the Mercury News, Former Sharks captain Joe Thornton said Wednesday that he and his teammates went to Lake Tahoe for a bonding session last weekend to address whatever divide that might have developed in the locker room at the end of last season. "We all have come together," said Thornton, who lost the captaincy last month as part of general...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 San Jose Sharks Preview: New Leadership Group Ready To Emerge?

The San Jose Sharks were embarrassed in last year’s Stanley Cup playoffs when they blew a 3-0 series lead and lost to the eventual champion Los Angeles Kings in Round 1. Major changes to the roster and coaching staff were expected as a result of this failure, but none of them have been made so far. Head coach Todd McLellan still is behind the bench, and veteran players largely...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Joe Thornton Adjust To The Changing Times In San Jose?

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea, There have been few players in the offseason NHL headlines more than Joe Thornton, who was first the subject of rampant trade rumors and later stripped of the club’s captaincy after four seasons when management made it clear there was an issue in the dressing room that reared its head in the playoff debacle against Los Angeles. Don’t expect...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Changes It Up

Following another disappointing post-season run, it was known that the San Jose Sharks would aim to stir the pot before the 2014-15 NHL season. After failing to make any significant changes in the free-agency frenzy, San Jose turned many heads on Wednesday when they annouced they would be taking the ‘C’ from Joe Thornton. The offseason has been busy with rumors about Thornton’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornton on losing captaincy: 'It's a big responsibility so it's a little strange when they take it away from you'

The San Jose Sharks announced on Wednesday that captain Joe Thornton and alternate captain Patrick Marleau (who was stripped of the captaincy in 2009) will come into training camp without letters on their jersey.  "We are going to have a fresh slate at training camp as far as leadership goes," Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News...
Via Hockey Fan Land
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks strip Joe Thornton of captaincy, may not have told him about it

The San Jose Sharks have stripped Joe Thornton of his captaincy. While they were at it, they also stripped Patrick Marleau of the “A” on his uniform. The change is reportedly due to the fact the Sharks want to enter training camp with a clean slate. The club has tried to make it clear they are not stripping the players of their letter, but rather trying to start on a fresh page...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton No Longer Sharks Captain, San Jose To Enter Training Camp With No Captains

Joe Thornton is no longer the captain of the San Jose Sharks. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan announced Wednesday that the team will not have a captain to begin training camp in September, along with zero alternate captains. And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts.— David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings making calls about Joe Thornton

Could the Red Wings be contemplating adding Joe Thornton to the mix? It seems like that could be the case according to TSN  hockey insider Pierre Lebrun who says the Wings did in fact make a phone call to San Jose regarding the veteran forward. Joe Thornton has yet to tell the San Jose Sharks he wants to be moved somewhere. Right now, Thornton wants to stay in San Jose. Could...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Joe Thornton a Trade Possibility if He Waves No-Movement Clause?

Joe Thornton posted 76 points (65 on assists) last season, and the lockout-shortened season aside has not has topped the 70-point plateau every year in the past decade. He’s also been on the receiving end of consistent and well-documented playoff disappointments. Oh, and he may be one of the more hated foes among Detroit Red Wings fans. But … could he wind up in Hockeytown this...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Here is the actual Joe Thornton quote about his Penis

Everyone is all like " Oh I can't believe Joe Thornton said that..." and they don't link to anything. Here is what he said via Deadspin: Hearing a question to Marleau about Hertl and whether he was showboating, Thornton said: “Shut up, have you ever played the game?” When the press turned his way, he then added: “I’d have my **** out if...
Via The Pensblog
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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