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Mar 24, 2017
Rotoworld
Joe Thornton found the back of the net in Friday's 6-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Rotoworld Mar 24, 2017

Joe Thornton scores in ugly loss to Dallas - Joe Thornton (C) San Jose Sharks

Joe Thornton found the back of the net in Friday's 6-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Fear The Fin Mar 23, 2017
The Daily Chum: Let’s put Joe Thornton’s down year into perspective

The Daily Chum: Let’s put Joe Thornton’s down year into perspective

Last year was an aberration, too. Amidst the panic of a not-so-terrific year on the scoresheet for Joe Thornton, it’s important to note we took him for granted last year. Jumbo was a point-a-game player in the 2015-16 season, a feat so remarkable for a 36 year old that we just about didn’t make note of it at all. Perhaps that’s why this year stings the way it does. “Won’t Thornton keep producing this way forever,” you might have asked yourself at the beginning of this campaign. Well... no, because he hadn’t been a point-a-game player for years prior to his unbelievable 2016...
The Hockey Writers Mar 18, 2017

The Sharks Are a Complete Team

If being a complete team is key to success in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is one team that deserves a long look. There might be no more complete team in the NHL than the San Jose Sharks. Among the key attributes is tremendous continuity, with almost all top players having played together for at least […]
CSN Bay Area Mar 15, 2017

Hansen fitting in seamlessly on Sharks' top line

SAN JOSE The Sharks brain trust was already confident that Jannik Hansen would be a good fit on the top line with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski, but that impulse was reinforced shortly after a trade with Vancouver brought the 30-year-old forward to San Jose.According Pete DeBoer, assistant Johan Hedberg got a note from one of the Sedins that Hansen would be a real good fit with those two guys. That just reinforced it, said the coach.
On the Forecheck Mar 11, 2017
Nashville Predators 3, San Jose Sharks 1: Hey, Remember James Neal?

Nashville Predators 3, San Jose Sharks 1: Hey, Remember James Neal?

The Preds close out their California road trip with 4 of a possible 6 points, not bad. The Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks are two teams that play each other guns-a-blazing, every time. Nashville surely has a bad taste in their mouths considering what happened to them when they were in San Jose last year for game seven. We’re only six minutes into the game and Paul Martin puts the Sharks up 1-0, on a feed from Joe Thornton. I’ve got to be honest, the Preds aren’t looking so hot right now. They really are limping through this road trip. Whoa, did Ryan Johansen just score? Yes...
Fear The Fin Mar 10, 2017
Ex-Shark of the Week: Marco Sturm

Ex-Shark of the Week: Marco Sturm

The speedy fan favorite is this week’s ex-Shark. “We love Marco. He comes to play every night and is fun to be around. He has leadership capabilities,” Sharks coach Darryl Sutter said of Marco Sturm in 1999. “That's not something you teach. It's natural. He loves to play, we need three or four more like him. Clones." That’s all you need to know about Marco Sturm: Darryl Sutter wanted 18 of him. Marco Sturm is most famous in NHL lore for being part of the Joe Thornton trade. While Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau were functionally useless for the Bruins, Sturm became one of the most...
Boston Herald Mar 10, 2017
Couture leads San Jose Sharks past Washington Capitals 4-2

Couture leads San Jose Sharks past Washington Capitals 4-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Logan Couture scored two power-play goals, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night in a matchup of division leaders.Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski also scored for the Sharks, who have won five of their last six games. Jannik Hansen, acquired in a Feb. 28 trade with Vancouver, appeared in his first game with the Sharks and recorded the first assist on Thornton's goal.Daniel Winnick and Brett Connolly scored for the Capitals, who lost their second straight since winning five of six.Martin Jones had 25 saves and improved to 31-16-6. Braden...
CSN Bay Area Mar 8, 2017

Sharks newcomer Hansen practices on top line

SAN JOSE Jannik Hansen has arrived for his first practice in a Sharks jersey, skating on the top line with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski.The 30-year-old was acquired on Feb. 28 from Vancouver for a conditional fourth round draft pick and prospect Nikolay Goldobin, but was held up from joining his new team as he sorted out immigration.
Fear The Fin Mar 7, 2017
The Daily Chum: Old Man Jumbo reaches milestone on big night

The Daily Chum: Old Man Jumbo reaches milestone on big night

It all makes sense Joe Thornton picked up his 1,000th assist on an empty net. That part makes sense. He got his 999th assist on an unmanned net, too. In a year where Thornton hasn’t reached the heights of a point-per game season, the top line dominated the Jets last night and combined for two goals in a 3-2 victory. Thornton and Pavelski led the Sharks at even strength with a +5 corsi differential despite only starting 25 percent of their shifts in the offensive zone. They, like everyone else on the Sharks, had no answer for the Joshua Morrissey and Jacob Trouba pairing but demolished...

Joe Thornton gets 1,000th assist in Sharks’ win

Joe Pavelski scored twice, his latter an empty netter that produced Joe Thornton’s 1,000th career assist, and the Sharks defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Monday night. Jets rookie Patrik Laine had a pass attempt knocked down by San Jose center Logan Couture, who fed Boedker for a breakaway that he used for a high shot to beat Connor Hellebuyck, who made 27 saves in his 11th straight start. Boedker’s ninth goal of the season came when there was only six seconds left in a tripping penalty to Sharks defenseman Paul Martin. Winnipeg remains tied with idle Los Angeles Kings and one point...
Boston Herald Mar 7, 2017
Pavelski scores 2; Thornton has 1,000th assist in SJ's win

Pavelski scores 2; Thornton has 1,000th assist in SJ's win

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Joe Thornton is known for dishing out assists on the ice.However, he ended Monday night's game with a puck being handed back to him.Thornton picked up his 1,000th assist when he got a helper in the San Jose Sharks' 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.Joe Pavelski scored an empty-net goal with 26 seconds left for a 3-1 lead, with Marc-Edouard Vlasic picking up the first assist and Thornton the second.Tomas Hertl hustled to pick up the souvenir puck for Thornton, a veteran of 19 NHL seasons, so that he'd have a keepsake from the milestone point. Thornton is the 13th...
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey Mar 7, 2017
Sharks' Thornton joins NHL shortlist with 1,000th assist

Sharks' Thornton joins NHL shortlist with 1,000th assist

The San Jose Sharks centre became the 13th player in league history to reach the 1,000-assist milestone on Monday.

WATCH: Sharks' Thornton gets 1,000th assist and an angry Jet breaks his stick

Joe Thornton became the 13th player in NHL history to hit the assist milestone
The Globe and Mail Mar 7, 2017

Pavelski leads Sharks past Jets; Thornton gets 1,000th career assist

Joe Thornton reached the milestone with an assist on Pavelski’s empty-net goal
Fear The Fin Mar 7, 2017
Joe Thornton notches 1000th assist on an empty netter

Joe Thornton notches 1000th assist on an empty netter

Because of course he did. Joe Thornton picked up his 1,000th National Hockey League assist on Monday night, helping the Sharks beat the Jets 3-2 by assisting on a Joe Pavelski empty netter. You knew this was coming: Both Jumbo’s 999th and 1000th assists came on empty net goals. This is the most predictable thing in the entire world. The assist came after the Sharks came agonizingly close to getting the empty netter a minute earlier. It looked like San Jose would have to wait until next game to get Jumbo’s 1,000th point after missing on the first go around, but through a little bit of...

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