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JOE THORNTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

NHL players signing contracts on lawn mowers and talking lawn care is now a thing

Joe Thornton made headlines earlier this month when he signed a new one-year, $8 million contract to remain with the San Jose Sharks. Though it was noteworthy that the 38-year-old decided to stay in San Jose for a 13th season, the real story was that he signed his contract while out on his tractor mowing his yard. You don’t see too many athletes signing contracts while they...
Via The Comeback
July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Does Toronto's no beard policy affect any deal with Thornton?

The Hockey Central panel discusses which veteran Shark is more likely to leave San Jose, and wonders if the Maple Leafs no facial hair rule would affect any talks with Joe Thornton.
Via SportsNetCanada
July 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Brent Burns, Joe Thornton and their beards rule 'Body' issue

San Jose Sharks teammates Brent Burns and Joe Thornton are well-known for their shared love of majestic facial hair. Both Thornton and Burns rock delightfully long, unkempt beards (hobo-chic, perhaps?) and it’s arguably the most identifying physical trait for both NHL stars. While that may indeed be the case, it may soon change thanks to the Sharks stars' incredible photo shoot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Why the Penguins will win a third, and possibly four straight Stanley Cups

For the first time in 19 years, the NHL has a repeat champion. The Pittsburgh Penguins took care of the Nashville Predators in six games in the Stanley Cup Final and about a day later, Las Vegas installed the Penguins as 9/1 favorites to win it all again in 2018.That’s almost always what Vegas does after a team wins a title. Yet in this case, it feels like a no-brainer.But can...
Via The Comeback
June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

The impact of the Thornton and Couture injuries

The San Jose Sharks have found themselves in an increasingly challenging situation. Star centers Joe Thornton and Logan Couture were both recently injured and the playoffs are only a week away. Couture has missed the last four games after a deflected puck hit him in the mouth. Thornton suffered a gruesome leg injury on Sunday when he ran into Michael Chaput. The two playmakers have...
Via isportsweb.com
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks postseason hopes bleak at best

The San Jose Sharks gave up four goals on the road to the Ottawa Senators en route to a 5-2 loss. The San Jose Sharks are on the verge of ending the second longest active postseason streak (10 seasons) in the NHL. In the wake of a disappointing 5-2 loss at Ottawa, where the Sharks gave up four goals in the third period, San Jose finds itself in 12th place in the Western Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Jumbo leadership struggles

Joe Thornton Joe Thornton may not be the captain of the San Jose Sharks anymore, but he still wears and ‘A’ and holds an important leadership role within the organization. It became clear, on Friday, however, that San Jose general manager, Doug Wilson and Thornton, who goes by nickname, Jumbo, are not on the same terms regarding his revoked ‘C.’ After some comments made...
Via isportsweb.com
March 14, 2015  |  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

MacLean: Joe Thornton only wants to be traded to the Rangers

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, an all-star caliber player may be traded and he only wants to be traded to the Rangers. Okay, so we’ve been down this road once or twice. According to Doug MacLean, Joe Thornton only wants to be traded to the Rangers. Thornton is the proud new owner of a NMC and pretty much can pick his destination. Now that MacLean has put this information...
Via Save By Richter
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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