Joe Thornton talked to several teams last summer when he made his first trip to the free-agent market before ultimately deciding to return to San Jose on a one-year deal.
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He isn't sporting the “C” or “A” on his sweater for this tournament, but Joe Thornton's veteran presence and outstanding career are assets Team Canada couldn't pass up on.
'Jumbo Joe' is playing a jumbo game for the Sharks lately, leading them in all areas, which makes him the Player of the Week!
Sharks captain Joe Thornton has been among the elite players in the 2013 playoffs. His offensive production, faceoff prowess and defensive dominance have helped the Sharks to the brink of the Western Conference Final. Due to his strong play and leadership, Joe is the NHLPA.com 'Player of the Week'.
Sharks forward is excited for Cup run & playing the game with his son on the home front