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  1. Tuesday Tire Pump: Joe Pavelski

    Nov 8, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT

    Joe Pavelski

    It’s not Tim Thomas’s job to pump a player’s tires, so we’ll do it instead.

  2. PHT’s Morning Skate: Joe Thornton has a woolly mammoth tusk

    Nov 4, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Thornton Woolly Mammoth tusk

    Getting a gift is always so awkward for those special occasions. The Sharks opted to give Joe Thornton something you could probably only get in the Sky Mall catalog. It’s time for your Morning Skate.

  3. Joe Thornton owns up to ‘boneheaded’ critique of Rangers

    Nov 2, 2011, 7:45 PM EDT

    Sweden Thornton Hockey

    After some time to cool off, Joe Thornton admits that he said some “boneheaded things” about the Rangers.

  4. Tortorella on Thornton: “Joe hasn’t won a g–damn thing in this league”

    Nov 1, 2011, 3:32 PM EDT

    John Tortorella Rangers

    John Tortorella reacted to Joe Thornton’s comments exactly the way you’d expect John Tortorella to react to Joe Thornton’s comments.

  5. Joe Thornton gives Rangers long-term bulletin board material

    Oct 31, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v New York Rangers

    Joe Thornton didn’t exactly hold back when asked about the team that ruined what would have been a perfect six-game road trip for the Sharks.

  6. Tonight on Versus: Sharks look to bite toothless Rangers

    Oct 31, 2011, 7:30 AM EDT

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    Madison Square Garden

    The Rangers are reeling and the Sharks are looking awfully good. Sounds like a recipe for disaster at Madison Square Garden.

  7. Thornton, Sharks maintain edge on Red Wings

    Oct 28, 2011, 10:41 PM EDT

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    joebeatsthewingsgetty

    The Red Wings’ defense should be a much bigger worry than the Sharks right now, though.

  8. Joe Thornton rooted for Bruins to win Stanley Cup

    Oct 22, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    Joe Thornton disliked the Canucks enough to root for the Bruins during the 2011 Stanley Cup finals.

  9. Should Bruins fans ‘thank’ Joe Thornton for their Stanley Cup win?

    Oct 22, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton, Tim Thomas

    In an abstract and indirect way it helped open up money for the Bruins’ rebuild, but for the most part, the answer is “No.”

  10. Nicklas Lidstrom prepares for game 1,500 tonight

    Oct 22, 2011, 10:22 AM EDT

    lidstrom15000

    Nicklas Lidstrom is scheduled to become the 14th player in NHL history to cross the 1,500 regular season games played mark tonight.

  11. Scorers who got rich thanks to Joe Thornton

    Oct 22, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT

    Jonathan Cheechoo, Joe Thornton

    Here’s a look at some of the forwards that Joe Thornton made rich in his first 1,000 NHL games.

  12. Joe Thornton will play game No. 1000 tonight, but tomorrow night would’ve been better

    Oct 21, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    Tonight, Jumbo will become the 266th player in NHL history to break the 1000 games played plateau. But doing it tomorrow would’ve been cooler.

  13. Dave Bolland returns to frustrate Stars tonight

    Oct 8, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Four

    There’s good news for the Blackhawks and bad news for their star opponents: Dave Bolland should be back in the lineup tonight.

  14. 2011-2012 season preview: San Jose Sharks

    Oct 3, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Once again, the Sharks will battle among the league’s elite as they try to take the next step in their development. Back-to-back appearances in the Western Conference final have set the bar fairly high in the Bay Area; and they have a team that has the chance to fulfill the lofty expectations.

  15. NHL players react to Brendan Shanahan’s run of suspensions

    Sep 28, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT

    Brendan Shanahan

    Players and coaches shared mixed reactions to Brendan Shanahan’s first run of suspensions in the 2011 preseason.

  16. Blues announce that David Perron will return to team Monday

    Sep 25, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT

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    davidperron

    While he might not actually be ready to practice just yet, the Blues delivered great news today: David Perron will return to the team and hold a press conference on Monday.

  17. David Perron’s concussion issues will prevent him from starting training camp

    Aug 3, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT

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    David Perron

    David Perron’s continued recovery from a concussion suffered last November is going so slowly that he’s going to miss training camp with the Blues.

  18. San Jose’s new scoring lines could have heads spinning

    Jul 9, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

    Martin Havalt

    With the moves the Sharks have made to shake things up, everyone’s getting a little dreamy about just how coach Todd McLellan will set up his lines.

  19. Fun-killers: Four players who could have made today’s free agent frenzy more exciting

    Jul 1, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT

    charaandbergerongetty

    Today’s free agent frenzy should be fun, but what if Zdeno Chara, Joe Thornton, Alex Semin and Patrice Bergeron were available?

  20. 2011 Draft Profile: Sean Couturier

    Jun 24, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

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    2011 IIHF World U20 Championship - Day Four

    Sean Couturier is a big body center who has excellent vision and hands. He’s responsible in his own zone, can grind with the best of them, and is one of the best face-off guys in this year’s draft. If this were the pre-lockout NHL, scouts would be drooling all over him (more than they are)…

  21. Could Roberto Luongo match Dirk Nowitzki, eliminate two ‘choker’ labels in two nights?

    Jun 13, 2011, 2:56 PM EDT

    NBA Finals Mavericks Heat Basketball

    There are a ton of differences between Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo and Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki, but Luongo could follow in Dirk’s footsteps by shedding an antiquated “choker” label one night after the German basketball star did the same.

  22. Your requisite San Jose Sharks playoff injuries post

    May 26, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley

    With the Sharks out of the playoffs, we now know the injuries that Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe and Jason Demers dealt with. Win or lose, it validates the impression that hockey players are tough.

  23. What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks

    May 25, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

    Antti Niemi, Roberto Luongo

    Another year and another loss in the Western Conference finals for the Sharks. What went wrong? You mean stuff other than the Sedins, right? There’s a couple things.

  24. Five Thoughts: Canucks get all the puck luck while Sharks shake off “choker” label

    May 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Last night’s Game 5 series clincher by Vancouver gives us the chance to look back on the performances (or lack there of) from Roberto Luongo, Ryan Kesler, Joe Thornton, and Dany Heatley.

  25. Joe Thornton will be in the Sharks lineup in Game 5, but he can’t win it alone

    May 24, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks - Game Four

    Even with Joe Thornton in the lineup for Game 5, it’s clear that other Sharks players must step up to keep their hopes alive.

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