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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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest snubs and surprises from the NHL 100 Greatest Players list

As part of their centennial celebration, the NHL did something rather expected and released a list of the 100 Greatest Players to ever play in the league.What was unexpected was that they didn’t rank these players, instead opting to list a 100 players organized by what decade they played in.So many outlets saw this and thought "Okay, enough of your participation trophy style list...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Brent Burns and Joe Thornton star in hilarious beard commercial with outtakes

San Jose Sharks stars Joe Thornton and Brent Burns shot a beard-featuring promotion this week and the hilarious commercial and ensuing outtakes were posted online. Check out the finished product, which seems to be a Letterkenny-inspired advertisement with Burns and Thornton quipping about beards. The duo, who have got impressive beards of their own, sit in a barber shop and tell...
Via The Comeback
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Brent Burns, Joe Thornton and their beards star in great Sharks spot (vid)

Brent Burns and Joe Thornton aren’t only San Jose Sharks teammates, they’re beard brothers. The two superstars boast the fantastically long and unkempt beards in NHL history, something that’s made the instantly recognizable both on and off the ice. The beards of Burns and Thornton take center stage in a delightful ad promoting the latter’s upcoming “Joe Thornton Chia...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Guy Lafleur on long beards: 'I think it’s a disgrace for hockey'

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur isn’t a fan of wild playoff beards. In an interview with the Montreal Gazette, the 64-year-old Hockey Hall of Famer said that he’s not a fan of long beards like the ones worn by San Jose Sharks’ Brent Bruns or Joe Thornton. “I think it’s a disgrace for hockey. I hate it. It’s not a good image for the NHL,” said Lafleur. “I...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Thornton sprays water and dances with little kids while on the bench

When you don’t have a lot to lose, the ability to keep it loose is a big asset to your team. Joe Thornton has been through it all and has been criticized for his shortcomings for quite some time. But while the Sharks were enjoying a dominant effort in Game 2, Thornton kept things light by spraying water on some fans and dancing with the kids by the glass. As the series continues...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton ruffled feathers with quote on baseball celebrations

Joe Thornton has never been afraid to give the media a good quote. He is one of the rare great players who will interact with the media and say exactly what is on his mind. Remember what he said he’d pull out and stroke if he ever scored four goals? When he talked to Kevin Kurz of the Comcast Sports Network, no one should have been surprised when he spoke plainly and directly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 22, 2016  |  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

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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