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Guy Lafleur on long beards: 'I think it’s a disgrace for hockey'

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur isn’t a fan of wild playoff beards. In an interview with the Montreal Gazette, the 64-year-old Hockey Hall of Famer said that he’s not a fan of long beards like the ones worn by San Jose Sharks’ Brent Bruns or Joe Thornton. “I think it’s a disgrace for hockey. I hate it. It’s not a good image for the NHL,” said Lafleur. “I...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton Looks Just A Bit Different Now Than He Did In His Bruins Days

There are playoff beards, and then there is the shag carpet that San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton has been carrying around on his face for past few months. The 36-year-old, who is set to take the ice in his very first Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, proudly displayed his Hall of Fame-worthy facial hair Sunday during Stanley Cup media day. OMFG pic.twitter.com/s4AwwGBsg1...
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May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thornton: Sharks' playoff run has been incredible

Joe Thornton is a guy that just likes to keep things loose and have fun. But he's all about business when it comes to giving his team their best chance to raise hockey's greatest prize.
Via SportsNetCanada
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Sharks advance to first Stanley Cup Final

The Sharks just took a big bite out of their negative playoff narratives. Known more for choking under pressure than getting the job done when it counts, the San Jose Sharks have taken the first step to truly silencing their doubters: advancing to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history. Sharks don’t touch the trophy pic.twitter.com/VZ3uIzvAcN — Marina...
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May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

You should be rooting for Joe Thornton

Looking at the TV ratings, it's highly unlikely that, unless you're a diehard fan of the San Jose Sharks or St. Louis Blues, that you've been paying much attention to those teams' NHL Western Conference Final series. But while you might not be watching the games, you should be rooting for Sharks center Joe Thornton. Already one of the greatest players of the last two decades, Thornton...
Via Fox Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Joe Thornton sprays water and dances with little kids while on the bench

When you don’t have a lot to lose, the ability to keep it loose is a big asset to your team. Joe Thornton has been through it all and has been criticized for his shortcomings for quite some time. But while the Sharks were enjoying a dominant effort in Game 2, Thornton kept things light by spraying water on some fans and dancing with the kids by the glass. As the series continues...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Canadian vs. U.S. holidays, Joe Thornton Cup fantasy, Veep’s commitment

What can Canada learn from America about holidays? What can America learn from Canada about holidays? What should Joe Thornton do if he wins the Stanley Cup? What do the Capitals do if they lose to the Penguins? You’ve got questions, we’ve got things that resemble answers. MAILBAG!   1. Canada vs. America @davelozo Which Canadian holiday, spelling or tradition would you...
Via The Comeback
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton ruffled feathers with quote on baseball celebrations

Joe Thornton has never been afraid to give the media a good quote. He is one of the rare great players who will interact with the media and say exactly what is on his mind. Remember what he said he’d pull out and stroke if he ever scored four goals? When he talked to Kevin Kurz of the Comcast Sports Network, no one should have been surprised when he spoke plainly and directly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton tells Sharks GM Doug Wilson to “Shut his mouth”

There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 13, 2015  |  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

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