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JOE THORNTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

What is Joe Thornton’s Legacy?

Last night against the Minnesota Wild, Joe Thornton picked up a pair of assists. No big deal, right? He’s done that lots of times. No big deal except for the fact that those two assists gave him his 1,220th career NHL point, moving him ahead of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau for 39th on the […] The post What is Joe Thornton’s Legacy? appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton Relives Glory Days, Awesome Haircut With Bruins (Video)

A lot has changed in 17 years since Joe Thornton was drafted first overall by the Boston Bruins in 1997. That includes his hair. The San Jose Sharks center returned to TD Garden on a special night Tuesday, as NESN celebrated the 30th anniversary of its first year on air in 1984. To commemorate the occasion, Thornton caught up with NESN’s Tom Caron, who interviewed the forward for...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nature Abhors A Vacuum: Joe Thornton & The Sharks’ Captaincy Problem

#456499014 / gettyimages.com With the NHL regular season starting today, at the time of writing the night before the SJ Sharks have still not announced their leadership…and Paul Wheeler worries that this is an issue that could hang over the Sharks early in the season even if it’s resolved before Opening Night on Wednesday. It’s […]
Via The Hockey Report
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks strip Joe Thornton of captaincy, may not have told him about it

The San Jose Sharks have stripped Joe Thornton of his captaincy. While they were at it, they also stripped Patrick Marleau of the “A” on his uniform. The change is reportedly due to the fact the Sharks want to enter training camp with a clean slate. The club has tried to make it clear they are not stripping the players of their letter, but rather trying to start on a fresh page...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Teams Joe Thornton Could Go To

#488461657 / gettyimages.com There is a pretty plausible rumor going around in the NHL world claiming that the San Jose Sharks will move their captain, Joe Thornton, before the end of the offseason. While “Jumbo Joe” does have a contract which features a no-trade-clause, the veteran center has stated he would be willing to waive that clause if he felt that he was no longer wanted...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks Rumors: Joe Thornton only wants to play for San Jose

It has been rumored that San Jose Forward, Joe Thornton, only wants to play for the Sharks. Elliot-Wikimedia CommonsThe Sharks forward was expected to reveal the teams on his list of where he would like to end up if the Sharks do not sign him. Some teams including; Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings were interested in the forward.Joe Thornton said the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 23, 2014  |  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

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Joe Thornton a Trade Possibility if He Waves No-Movement Clause?

Joe Thornton posted 76 points (65 on assists) last season, and the lockout-shortened season aside has not has topped the 70-point plateau every year in the past decade. He’s also been on the receiving end of consistent and well-documented playoff disappointments. Oh, and he may be one of the more hated foes among Detroit Red Wings fans. But … could he wind up in Hockeytown this...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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

NHL Trade Rumors: Joe Thornton to Toronto Maple Leafs

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports The San Jose Sharks are entering a rebuild and Joe Thornton is about to be traded before the start of the 2014-2015 NHL season. GM Doug Wilson made his rebuilding position known less than two weeks after the first round playoff collapse to the LA Kings. While Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau are the most likely candidates to be moved, Brent Burns and Antti Niemi
Via NHL Trade Rumors
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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