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JOE THORNTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

O captain ... no captain in San Jose?

There’s been a lot of speculation about Joe Thornton's future in San Jose and exactly what that looks like. If it’s not a trade -- which would require a dramatic shift in plans from the Thornton camp -- it could be a new role in the leadership group. Right now, Thornton is the captain of the Sharks. But Sharks head coach Todd McLellan proposed another idea for next season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stars Interested In Acquiring Sharks’ Joe Thornton

Joe Thornton’s future with the San Jose Sharks has been one of the hot topics of the summer after his team blew a 3-0 series lead in Round 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs to the eventual champion Los Angeles Kings. The Sharks appear headed for a mini-rebuild (or retool) and might decide to part with veterans such as Thornton and Patrick Marleau in order to acquire assets for...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton draws interest but Sharks in no hurry to make major trade

When general manager Doug Wilson declared last month that the Sharks were in a rebuild phase, the 72 hours leading up to Friday night's NHL draft seemed to be the ideal time for a major trade -- maybe even one involving Joe Thornton or Patrick Marleau. Now, every signal indicates that won't be happening. For one thing, Thornton and Marleau have shown no intention of waiving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

Report: Joe Thornton “Only Wants To Go” To The Rangers

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. An All-Star forward and former Hart Trophy winner could be potentially forcing a move to the New York Rangers. It’s not quite at Martin St. Louis levels, but it seems that San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton is not being very felixible as GM Doug Wilson explores the trade market. MacLean “it seems that right now Joe Thornton only really...
Via NY Rangers Blog
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 Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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