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San Jose Mercury News Oct 18, 2017
Three takeaways: Sharks’ big dogs eat their dinner in win over Habs

Three takeaways: Sharks’ big dogs eat their dinner in win over Habs

Joe Thornton, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture and Brent Burns combined for nine points in the Sharks 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens Tuesday.

Logan Couture scores twice as Sharks top Canadiens

Logan Couture scored two goals and the Sharks extended their dominance of Montreal with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night at SAP Center. Joe Pavelski, Tomas Hertl and Joe Thornton also scored for San Jose, which has won its past 11 home games against the Canadiens, a streak that dates to Nov. 23, 1999. Jonathan Drouin and Shea Weber scored for the Canadiens, who are winless since an opening-night victory at Buffalo. Martin Jones stopped 28 shots for the Sharks, who finished their season-opening homestand with a 2-3 record. Carey...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 18, 2017
Goals from Pavelski, Couture, plus key saves by Jones lead Sharks past Canadiens

Goals from Pavelski, Couture, plus key saves by Jones lead Sharks past Canadiens

Couture had two goals and two assists, Tomas Hertl and Joe Thornton each had two points as the Sharks continued their dominance of the Canadiens on home ice
San Jose Mercury News Oct 15, 2017
Three takeaways: Sharks’ scoring problems evident in loss to Islanders

Three takeaways: Sharks’ scoring problems evident in loss to Islanders

The Sharks have scored just four even-strength goals in the post-Patrick Marleau era.
San Jose Mercury News Oct 4, 2017
Sharks pregame notes: Can Labanc seize his opportunity to play with the Joes?

Sharks pregame notes: Can Labanc seize his opportunity to play with the Joes?

Kevin Labanc will get another shot to play with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski on the Sharks' top line Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers

Sharks relying on resurgence from Joe Thornton

On one hand, who wouldn’t want their No. 1 center to be Hall of Fame-bound while ranking 12th in assists and 22nd in points all-time? On the other, who wants their No. 1 center to be 38 years old and coming off knee surgery following a down season of offensive production? The Sharks have both in Joe Thornton. Teammates, coaches, management and Thornton himself believe he’ll start the season injury-free and rediscover his offensive prowess. Reality suggests time will tell. “A lot of guys, including...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 1, 2017
Three takeaways: DeBoer says Thornton was Sharks’ ‘best player’ in his preseason debut

Three takeaways: DeBoer says Thornton was Sharks’ ‘best player’ in his preseason debut

Joe Thornton played in his first game since undergoing knee surgery in April Saturday night.
San Jose Mercury News Sep 30, 2017
Three things to watch: how close to 100 percent is Sharks’ Thornton?

Three things to watch: how close to 100 percent is Sharks’ Thornton?

Joe Thornton will suit up for his first game since undergoing surgery on his left knee in the offseason Saturday.
San Jose Mercury News Sep 29, 2017
Sharks’ Thornton ready to play again; Will he suit up this weekend?

Sharks’ Thornton ready to play again; Will he suit up this weekend?

Sharks center Joe Thornton appears to be on track to play in Wednesday's season-opener against the Philadelphia Flyers at SAP Center.
San Jose Mercury News Sep 25, 2017
Did early playoff exit, Marleau’s departure affect Sharks’ ticket sales?

Did early playoff exit, Marleau’s departure affect Sharks’ ticket sales?

The Sharks lost in the first round and saw Patrick Marleau leave in free agency. Did it affect business?

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