Post Tagged with: "Joe Thornton"

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The Kings Versus the Sharks: A Series Preview

If you gulp down a beer, furrow your brow and turn your head slightly to one side, you may have trouble distinguishing the Los Angeles Kings from San Jose Sharks […]

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Sharks Mid-Season Review: Still on the Cusp of Elite

So, much more than half the season has been played. But Sharks Mid-Season Review provides a much better headline than Sharks 71% of the Season Review. As all but four […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks

Thornton, Marleau Form an Inseparable Duo

Joe Thornton already had a three-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks worked out, but there was just one problem: Patrick Marleau hadn’t yet agreed to his extension. That’s […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Hockey News: Outdoor Game Recap; Miller on the Move?

Hockey fans in America tend to be a little sensitive at times, because of a perceived lack of respect by the other major sports in the country. [Yahoo Sports] But Dodger […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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San Jose Sharks Lines

Recent disappointing results have forced Todd McLellan to shuffle his lines more than he’d like.  The San Jose Sharks lines are deep, but with a few injuries (Torres and Burish) […]

by · December 18, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Joe Thornton: Hall of Fame Lock

Joe Thornton is one of the most disrespected players in the National Hockey League. Amidst a player contingent consisting of mean, disrespectful, reckless, or overvalued hockey players, Jumbo Joe stands […]

by · December 6, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Perfect Homestand Defies Doubters

5-0-0.  The number itself is just pretty.  Nice and even without any blemishes on it.  The Sharks spent nearly two weeks and their Thanksgiving holiday at home in San Jose.  […]

by · December 3, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Los Angeles Kings Update: The Streak Continues

The Kings’ annoyingly deja vu-esque 3-2 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks last Wednesday tied one significant team milestone: the longest streak earning at least one point in club […]

by · November 30, 2013 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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 the Key to Sharks’ Title Hopes

Out of all of the stars and scorers in the San Jose Sharks lineup, including Marleau, Couture, Thornton, and Hertl, the most important piece of the puzzle has played fewer […]

by · November 27, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Sharks-Kings Rivalry Will Become One of the Greatest in NHL

California has become a hockey state.  The sunshine of southern California doesn’t dampen the ice at Staples Center.  And the tech geeks in Silicon Valley have mastered the art of hockey […]

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Blend of Veterans and Youngsters Form Talented Sharks’ Roster

When Joe Thornton played his first career NHL game in 1997, Tomas Hertl was just three years old, being raised about 4,000 miles away in the Czech Republic. Sixteen years […]

by · November 1, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Thornton Line is Among the League’s Best

When it comes to the most dominating forward lines in the NHL, a few celebrity names come to mind.  Namely, Crosby’s line in Pittsburgh, the Toews and Kane line in […]

by · October 24, 2013 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks