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Home Ice | SI.com Apr 18, 2014

Sharks get to Jonathan Quick, Kings early, hang on for 6-3 Game 1 Win

By Allan Muir The San Jose Sharks scored early and often, beating Jonathan Quick three times in the first period on the way to a 6-3 win in their series opener against the Los Angeles Kings Thursday night. Joe Thornton got the hosts on the board just 3:06 in with a deft deflection of a […]
LA Kings Insider Apr 17, 2014

Playoff Podcast: Scott Hannan; Joe Thornton media scrum

Having made his National Hockey League debut with a Darryl Sutter-coached team in 1998-99, Scott Hannan has played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League, establishing himself as a stalwart, stay-at-home defender with a penchant for shot blocking. He joined LA Kings Insider following San Jose’s morning skate to discuss traits held by Sutter-coached teams, the Sharks’ tendency to get off to good starts at home, and ways to defend Anze Kopitar. BONUS AUDIO. Joe Thornton spoke with the media this morning and answered questions about San Jose’s forward alignment and facing Los Angeles in...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 15, 2014

Sharks need Joe Thornton to come up Jumbo in playoffs

San Jose's Joe Thornton is the greatest player in Sharks history, and owns just about every individual accolade the sport has to offer. But he wants the elusive Stanley Cup.
Fear The Fin Apr 14, 2014
Who was the Sharks' most valuable player this season?

Who was the Sharks' most valuable player this season?

Several Sharks were key to the team's best regular season in three years but which one was the most important? Throughout the Joe Thornton era, it's been fairly easy to identify who the San Jose Sharks' most valuable player is every season. Mostly because it's usually Joe Thornton. He certainly qualified in 2005-06 when he took home the Hart Trophy as the overall league MVP and continued to be the Sharks' most valuable player through the 2008-09 season before Patrick Marleau picked up the mantle in each of the two seasons after that. Evolving into a two-way force, Thornton was again San...
Anaheim Calling Apr 9, 2014

Sharks @ Ducks Preview: For The Division

If the Ducks win, the division is theirs. It's kind of a big one. Last time out, the Ducks played a pretty damn good game against the Sharks but got a rough early whistle and were subsequently overpowered by the beastliness (surprised spell check recognizes that as a word) of Brent Burns and Joe Thornton. Since then both teams have had chances to take the division race by the horns and claim it as their own, but have put up some lackluster results that make this one rather important. Since that game in San Jose, the Ducks have gone 6-2-1 against all non-playoff teams, while the Sharks...
Ottawa Citizen Apr 4, 2014
San Jose Sharks beat Los Angeles Kings 2-1 to clinch home ice in 1st round of playoffs

San Jose Sharks beat Los Angeles Kings 2-1 to clinch home ice in 1st round of playoffs

Captain Joe Thornton set the tone by dishing out hits almost every chance he got. The rest of his San Jose teammates followed his lead as the Sharks wanted to send a message to the Los Angeles Kings in case these California rivals meet again with much more on the line in a few weeks.
Rotoworld Apr 2, 2014

Joe Thornton gets his 850th career assist - Joe Thornton (C) San Jose Sharks

Joe Thornton had two assists in San Jose's 5-4 win against Edmonton on Tuesday.

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