Oct 22, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT
In an abstract and indirect way it helped open up money for the Bruins’ rebuild, but for the most part, the answer is “No.”
Oct 22, 2011, 10:22 AM EDT
Nicklas Lidstrom is scheduled to become the 14th player in NHL history to cross the 1,500 regular season games played mark tonight.
Oct 22, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT
Here’s a look at some of the forwards that Joe Thornton made rich in his first 1,000 NHL games.
Oct 21, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT
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.
Oct 8, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT
There’s good news for the Blackhawks and bad news for their star opponents: Dave Bolland should be back in the lineup tonight.
Oct 3, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT
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.
Sep 28, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT
Players and coaches shared mixed reactions to Brendan Shanahan’s first run of suspensions in the 2011 preseason.
Sep 25, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT
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.
Aug 3, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT
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.
Jul 9, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT
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.
Jul 1, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT
Today’s free agent frenzy should be fun, but what if Zdeno Chara, Joe Thornton, Alex Semin and Patrice Bergeron were available?
Jun 24, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
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)…
Jun 13, 2011, 2:56 PM EDT
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.
May 26, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT
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.
May 25, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT
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.
May 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
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.
May 24, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT
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.
May 23, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT
While Joe Thornton declared that he was going to play Game 5 no matter what, now his coach is expecting him to suit up as well.
May 23, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT
Five thoughts today looks through the job the Sedins are doing to take advantage of a weaker defense while we wonder aloud about where in the world has Dany Heatley been.
May 23, 2011, 1:53 AM EDT
While the Sharks have no official update on Joe Thornton’s condition after getting banged up thanks to a hit from Raffi Torres, Thornton’s playing doctor for himself.
May 22, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT
The Sharks may be without captain Joe Thornton for Game 5 on Tuesday after he was knocked out of today’s Game 4 loss by Raffi Torres after a wicked hit in the third period.
May 22, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT
The Sharks and Canucks switched roles from Game 3 to Game 4, as special teams fueled Vancouver’s 4-2 win. San Jose finds themselves down 3-1 in the series with their captain Joe Thornton’s health in question.
May 22, 2011, 2:55 PM EDT
Want to join us to watch Game 4 between San Jose and Vancouver from HP Pavilion in San Jose? Sure you do and we’ll provide the snark for free.
May 22, 2011, 12:10 AM EDT
One of the biggest stories of the playoffs has been Joe Thornton’s supposed transformation into a true playoff performer. Yet if you look at his numbers with San Jose, the change hasn’t been as drastic as many believe.
May 21, 2011, 9:18 AM EDT
It might be the day of rapture, but we’re soldiering ahead and giving you five thoughts on last night’s Game 3 from the Western Conference finals highlighting Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, and Kevin Bieksa among others.
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