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Home Woes Continue as Sharks Sink Bruins

Joe Thornton and the San Jose sharks used a strong 2nd period to defeat the Boston Bruins 5-4. This was the Sharks 3rd game on their 6 game road trip and the Bruins 3rd game on a 5 game homestand. 
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: Joe Thornton Line Devours B’s In High-Scoring Sharks Win

BOSTON — Old friends are making a habit of putting up big numbers at TD Garden. Two weeks after former Bruins forward Tyler Seguin recorded a hat trick in his latest return to Boston, another ex-B’s phenom put on a show of his own. Joe Thornton didn’t quite match the three-goal showing Seguin had against his former team, but the veteran center’s line was a dominant force...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton: ‘Always Nice Coming Back’ To Boston, Even Decade After Trade

BOSTON — Joe Thornton is currently in his 11th season as a member of the San Jose Sharks. That’s four more than he spent with the Bruins, the team that drafted him first overall way back in 1997. With the Sharks competing in the Western Conference, the big centerman travels back to Boston just once per season. But even a decade after the franchise-shaking trade that sent him...
14 days ago  |  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...
March 25, 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...
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...
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March 13, 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

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...
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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...
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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