Thornton ranks seventh all-time in assists, 12th in points with 1,539 and sixth in games played.
Joe Thornton had plenty of conversations concerning the next, and perhaps final, step in his illustrious NHL career.
Joe Thornton is coming back for another season at age 40, signing a one-year, $2 million contract with the San Jose Sharks on Friday after briefly contemplating retirement at the end of last season.
Joe Thornton scored twice for San Jose as part of a three-point performance to post the first multi-goal game of his Stanley Cup Playoffs career.
After enduring a grueling seven-game series in the first round, the San Jose Sharks predictably needed some time to find their legs again at the start of round two. One key penalty kill proved to be just the kick start they needed.
Nick Foligno, Robin Lehner and Joe Thornton were named finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Friday.
Joe Thornton’s career is going strong in his 21st pro season – and so are his parents.
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