6:31 AM EST, Sat February 06, 2016

Sharks: Same results, but anything but a broken record

There’s no feeling of outside distraction or festering controversy in the room as was the case last season, whether it involved the no-captain issue, a stale coaching message or simply not enough depth throughout the lineup to last over 82 games. Logan Couture’s return to health was a must, but DeBoer’s handling of line combinations for maximum depth is impressive. With Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and Couture centering each of the first three lines, the Sharks have shown during their recent 8-0-2 run what regular-season depth means in terms of positive results. Though the Sharks...
Fear The Fin Jan 27, 2016

Quick Bite: Sharks devour Avalanche

In a game dominated by the Sharks, Joe Thornton was able to reach a career milestone getting points 1299 and 1300. What a strong start to the game for the San Jose Sharks as they needed this game in the worst way after falling to the Los Angeles Kings in OT just days before. It all started with a goal that was bathed in deflections and redirections. A lot of credit has to go to Brent Burns on that goal, who clearly respects the virtue of throwing the pucks at the net. Very few players in this league can get that puck through the way Burns does. Early in the 1st it was 1-0 thanks to his...
Fear The Fin Jan 26, 2016

Joe Thornton tallies 1,300th point

He's just the 33rd player in NHL history to accomplish the feat. Sometimes it's easy to forget just how special Joe Thornton is. One of the greatest players to suit up for the Sharks just reached another milestone, this time against the Colorado Avalanche. With 4:32 remaining in the second period and San Jose up 2-0 (and on a 5-on-3 power-play), Thornton assisted on Joe Pavelski's tally to notch his 1,300th point in an astonishing NHL career. That makes Thornton just the 33rd player ever to reach that milestone and he and Jaromir Jagr are the only two active players to reach that plateau....

Sharks' Joe Thornton registers 1,300th NHL point

Joe Thornton recorded his 1,300th career NHL point Tuesday night, assisting on Joe Pavelski’s power play goal with 4:32 left in the second period in the Sharks’ game against the Colorado Avalanche at SAP Center. With the Sharks enjoying a… Continue Reading → The post Sharks' Joe...
Fear The Fin Jan 13, 2016

The Morning After: Marveling at the ageless wonder of Joe Thornton

As the season has gone on, Thornton's play has only improved. Yesterday we talked about Calgary Flames' new space god in Johnny Gaudreau, so today it's time to unpack the season of the San Jose Sharks' old space god. Joe Thornton scored against both the Jets and Flames as the Sharks won back-to-back contests (and three in a row). Those goals extended Thornton's point streak to three games. Jumbo has points in 11 of the Sharks' past 12 games, totaling up 18 of his 32 points on the season in that span. His excellent numbers haven't been exclusive to scoring, either, as Thornton continues to...
San Jose Mercury News Jan 12, 2016

San Jose Sharks rip Winnipeg Jets, win their third straight game

Alex Stalock makes 21 saves and Joe Thornton scores his ninth goal of the season for the game-winner as the Sharks beat the Jets 4-1.

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