Post Tagged with: "Joe Thornton"

Patrick Marleau takes yet another does of criticism from ex-teammate Jeremy Roenick.

Patrick Marleau: Hall of Famer?

Entering his 17th season, Patrick Marleau has been a model player for the San Jose Sharks organization. There are numerous players nearing the end of their days in the NHL […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Brent Burns Is More Ovechkin than Doughty

If you look at the standard scoring statistics, defenseman Brent Burns is tied for the Sharks team lead with seven points. If you watch the games, you’ll also notice Burns […]

Joe Thornton is three points shy of 1000 and has a chance to shoot for the milestone tonight vs the Kings.

Joe Thornton: Hall of Famer or Average Joe?

Most of you reading this may be too young to remember but way back when Joe Thornton was the number one overall pick at the 1997 NHL Draft by the […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Scary Sighting in Pacific: Sharks’ Power-Play Showing Teeth

Recent Struggles From 2010-11 through 2012-13, the San Jose Sharks power-play finished second, second, and seventh overall. If you want to go back even further, they ranked third in 2008-09, and […]

Joe Thornton (Dinur/Flickr)

Report Card: Sharks & Canadiens, Nothing but A’s

San Jose’s Offseason “Changes” After their 2013-14 season ended in disastrous fashion, San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson promised change. “Status quo is not an option” is how the man […]

Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Sharks Feeding Frenzy: Top 10 Most Crunch Worthy Matchups

10. Jason Demers vs the Chicago Blackhawks While Demers’ minus-5 rating in 14 games doesn’t sound all that great, his eight points in those games are his highest total vs […]

by · October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Thornton and Hertl Will Miss Brent Burns on First Line

Hockey is so close you can almost taste it. Mere hours until puck drop, San Jose looks to put their past behind them for good. A nightmarish playoff series that […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Diagnosis Episode I

With the regular season on the horizon, what will the Sharks decide when it comes to the captaincy? What will their lineup look like on opening night? Considering their injuries […]

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Sizing up the Vancouver Canucks’ Division Rivals: San Jose Sharks

The Vancouver Canucks always seem to have fits when playing San Jose. The 2011 Western Conference Final dismantling aside, Vancouver struggles against the Sharks. Long gone are the days where […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Doug Wilson, Nikolay Goldobin, Todd McLellan (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Can Goldobin Replace Burns on Thornton Line?

Full disclosure I have yet to watch Nikolay Goldobin play a single game. And before you start calling me crazy, let me just say no, I’m not crazy, my mother […]

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Retired Sharks Numbers: Who Will Be the First?

There are currently 122 retired numbers across the NHL. However, the San Jose Sharks have yet to raise a banner with a number to their own rafters. It may take […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 4 comments · San Jose Sharks
Rick Nash is an integral part of the Rangers' offense, so fantasy managers should see an uptick in his production when December rolls around as the forward gets readjusted. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

4 Bold Predictions for the NY Rangers in 2014-15

The month of September is a difficult time for New York Rangers fans, and hockey fans in general.  After an initial flurry starting July 1, there’s now little free agent […]