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JOE THORNTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury thinks Sharks should send Thornton to minors

During the first intermission of Wednesday’s Rangers-Blackhawks game, the NHL on NBC crew discussed the drama that has surrounded the San Jose Sharks organization not only this season, but in the past handful of years. The most recent incident with the team came last week when veteran center Joe Thornton said general manager Doug Wilson Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 18, 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

Joe Thornton tells Sharks GM Doug Wilson to “Shut his mouth”

There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton Relives Glory Days, Awesome Haircut With Bruins (Video)

A lot has changed in 17 years since Joe Thornton was drafted first overall by the Boston Bruins in 1997. That includes his hair. The San Jose Sharks center returned to TD Garden on a special night Tuesday, as NESN celebrated the 30th anniversary of its first year on air in 1984. To commemorate the occasion, Thornton caught up with NESN’s Tom Caron, who interviewed the forward for...
Via NESN.com
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Teams Joe Thornton Could Go To

#488461657 / gettyimages.com There is a pretty plausible rumor going around in the NHL world claiming that the San Jose Sharks will move their captain, Joe Thornton, before the end of the offseason. While “Jumbo Joe” does have a contract which features a no-trade-clause, the veteran center has stated he would be willing to waive that clause if he felt that he was no longer wanted...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 24, 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

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

Joe Thornton’s Brother: Sharks Captain Could Leave If Fan Support Diminishes

The San Jose Sharks’ season ended in bitter disappointment as they blew a 3-0 first-round playoff series lead to the rival Los Angeles Kings and lost in Game 7. As the top forward and captain of the Sharks for the last decade, much of the blame for the team’s inability to reach the Stanley Cup Final despite having extraordinarily talented teams has fallen on the shoulders of...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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