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Joe Thornton

  1. Sharks felt ‘lucky not to play against’ Luongo

    May 6, 2013, 9:04 AM EDT

    SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 05: Goaltender Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks allows a third period goal to Logan Couture (not pictured) of the San Jose Sharks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 5, 2013 in San Jose, California. The Sharks defeated the Canucks 5-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Well, they did face him, but only after they chased Schneider out of the game.

  2. Playoffs Today: Penguins, Islanders look for series edge

    May 5, 2013, 10:03 AM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - May 3: The New York Islanders celebrate after scoring during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center on May 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images)

    After that, Minnesota will battle Chicago, Ottawa will take on Montreal, and San Jose will host Vancouver.

  3. Thornton: Experience makes Sharks so calm it’s scary

    May 4, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT

    VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 3: Goalie Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks watches Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks fire a shot off the goal post during the second period in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, May 03, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks looks on during the play. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

    They were less than a minute away from losing Game 2 on Friday.

  4. Video: Luongo robs Torres to keep Canucks within a goal of Sharks

    May 3, 2013, 11:44 PM EDT

    Luongo robs Torres

    It’s a close one tonight in Vancouver.

  5. McLellan on Couture: He ‘elevated his play again’ in Game 1

    May 2, 2013, 7:55 AM EDT

    Patrick Marleau, Logan Couture, Joe Thornton

    He had a goal and an assist in the win.

  6. Video: Luongo robs Havlat to keep game scoreless

    May 1, 2013, 11:33 PM EDT

    Luongo

    And it wasn’t the only big save he made.

  7. Five Q’s: Canucks-Sharks series preview

    May 1, 2013, 11:24 AM EDT

    Daniel Sedin

    A rematch of the 2011 Western Conference finals, with notable differences.

  8. Playoffs Tonight: Loaded Penguins take on Islanders

    May 1, 2013, 8:06 AM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 30: Jarome Iginla #12 of the Pittsburgh Penguins moves the puck up ice in front of Keith Aucoin #10 of the New York Islanders on March 30, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Meanwhile Boston will host Toronto and Vancouver will fight San Jose.

  9. McLellan: ‘Elite’ Couture driving Sharks’ bus right now

    Apr 30, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT

    Logan Couture

    Sounds like a matchup with Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler is looming.

  10. Sedin twins running out of chances to win Stanley Cup

    Apr 29, 2013, 9:03 AM EDT

    Sedins

    Same could be said for Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau going into this first round series.

  11. Martin St. Louis becomes oldest scoring champ in NHL history

    Apr 28, 2013, 12:12 AM EDT

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    The Lightning forward wins Art Ross at 37.

  12. NHL on NBCSN: Sharks aim for home ice, battle Coyotes

    Apr 24, 2013, 9:02 AM EDT

    GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 15: Goaltender Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save on the shot from Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the second period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on April 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Sharks defeated the Coyotes 4-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    The match will start at 10:00 p.m. ET.

  13. Dave Bolland leaves game with lower-body injury, won’t return

    Apr 23, 2013, 12:16 AM EDT

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    Injuries have been a problem for him this season.

  14. Beleskey, Stempniak highlight EA’s NHL 14 Cover Vote

    Apr 22, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT

    Matt Beleskey

    Also: Zdeno Chara, Eric Staal and Joe Thornton.

  15. Video: Brent Burns impresses Jeremy Roenick

    Apr 17, 2013, 2:30 AM EDT

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    Joe Thornton got his 500th Sharks assist and Raffi Torres notched the shootout winner.

  16. NHL on NBCSN: Kings, Sharks battle for home ice advantage

    Apr 16, 2013, 9:07 AM EDT

    LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 16: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings skates with the puck against the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center on March 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NHLI via Getty Images)

    That’s a big deal for these two teams.

  17. Sharks coach: This time we’re winning the right way

    Apr 6, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

    SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 5: Antti Niemi #31 and Matt Tennyson #80 of the San Jose Sharks protect the net against the Calgary Flames during an NHL game on April 5, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

    The Sharks are on their second seven-game winning streak of 2013.

  18. Will Sharks, fans, embrace old nemesis Raffi Torres?

    Apr 5, 2013, 9:05 AM EDT

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    “I know if it was the other way around, I’d want some of these guys on my team, whether I liked them or not throughout my career.”

  19. Jamie Benn fined $10,000 for cross-checking Ryan Jones

    Mar 2, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT

    Jamie Benn

    That’ll put a dent in the wallet.

  20. Watch Jamie Benn fight Joe Thornton

    Feb 23, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT

    jamiebennvsjoethorntongetty

    Dallas Stars forward gets a Gordie Howe hat trick.

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