Post Tagged with: "Joe Thornton"

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Joe Thornton Is Better than Your Favorite Player

The (apparently) former Sharks captain Joe Thornton is 17th overall in the NHL when it comes to playoff points per game since the 2012 postseason. Thornton’s 18 points in 23 […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 5 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
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Ranking Team Teal’s Top 10 Fantasy Candidates

With different fantasy leagues and settings, knowing who is more valuable can be tricky. Generally speaking most leagues have similar categories but when it comes to ranking the value of […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
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5 Predictions for the 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks training camp will be a little more spirited  than it has been in recent years when it opens September 19. In an offseason that left Sharks fans […]

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Facing Fate: Why Sharks Will Stumble Again

Last week we previewed what the San Jose Sharks are going to look like on the blue-line and at forward come the regular season. But where will the 2014-15 Sharks […]

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Pacing the Sharks: Predicting San Jose’s Leaders

The Sharks have had a tumultuous summer, making a multitude of head scratching decisions both on and off the ice. However, anyone picking them to miss the playoffs because of […]

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Sharks Captaincy: Much Ado About Nothing

Can’t Measure Leadership In the NHL there is a far too popular narrative that leadership is critical to success. Don’t get me wrong, as an athlete, it’s nice to have […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Rumors, San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Stripping Thornton of Captaincy Disgraceful, Patronizing

  Yesterday the San Jose Sharks announced that they were stripping Captain Joe Thornton of his captaincy and Patrick Marleau of his alternate captaincy. They plan to enter training camp with […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 6 comments · San Jose Sharks
Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski have shown they can put up numbers at the time of year Dany Heatley fails to produce.  (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Draft Lottery Changes; Thornton Out as Captain

BREAKING: Despite his claims to the contrary, MLSE President Tim Leiweke is planning to leave his position. [CBC] The NHL made some changes to their draft lottery system, which means […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Next Sharks Captain

Out With the Old After much speculation, the San Jose Sharks are now without a captain. Joe Thornton has been stripped of the captaincy while Patrick Marleau was also stripped […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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Backtracking on the Sharks Rebuild

Sharks coach Todd McLellan did an interview for NHL.com’s “Five Questions series on Tuesday and started an interesting new chapter in San Jose’s offseason drama. The responses conform to the […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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The Most Underrated Rivalry in the NHL

The NHL has always been driven by rivalries. Fans flock to the Madhouse on Madison to watch their beloved Chicago Blackhawks battle the St. Louis Blues to the tune of […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks
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Inside the Mind of Doug Wilson, Examining the “Rebuild”

Rebuild, (verb) to repair, especially to dismantle and reassemble with new parts: “the Sharks are entering a rebuild phase.“ Apparently, Doug Wilson doesn’t own a dictionary. Because what he has done this offseason […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks