Joe Thornton

Joe Thornton

Sharks' Joe Thornton Moves to 24th on All-Time Points List

Posted 01/19/2017 - 14:08 by HockeyPolls

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton surpassed Johnny Bucyk for 24th on the all-time points list with his two assists in Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Kings, per Sportsnet Stats.

Joe Thornton Ties for 25th on All-Time Points List

Posted 11/22/2016 - 18:26 by HockeyPolls

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton tied Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan for 25th on NHL's all-time points list Monday night, per Sportsnet Stats.

The veteran notched his 1,354th career point in the second period of Monday's game against the New Jersey Devils. Thornton assisted on a Logan Couture power-play goal that gave the team a comfortable 3-0 lead in contest it went on to win 4-0.

Joe Thornton's Sentimental March Toward Stanley Cup Glory Isn't Over Yet

Posted 06/08/2016 - 18:05 by HockeyPolls

PITTSBURGH — He's surrounded again, down to his last shot, like Butch and Sundance in Bolivia. For Joe Thornton, the movie has finished like this before. Too many times.

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DFS Must-Starts for Each Position December 30

In between taking down Christmas decorations and making New Year's Eve plans, true daily fantasy hockey players are busy setting lineups. The Wednesday slate may be scant with only five games, but there are several stars to decipher for DFS owners.

Sorting through the pile isn't an easy task, so we've taken the liberty of finding the best targets for you. Here's a look at top options at each position for December 30 on DraftKings.


Thornton Looking to Become 16th Player with 10 50-Assist Seasons

Posted 03/23/2015 - 12:10 by HockeyPolls

Sitting at 48 assists through 68 games this season, San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton needs just two more helpers to become the 16th player in NHL history with 50 or more assists in 10 different seasons, per Sportsnet Stats.

San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton Right to Tell GM Doug Wilson to 'Shut His Mouth'

Posted 03/13/2015 - 15:34 by HockeyPolls

On Thursday, San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson mentioned that star forward Joe Thornton sometimes lashes out at others. On Friday, Thornton proved him right, expressing in no uncertain terms that the GM’s comments would be better kept to himself.

Through 60 Games, How Has Stripping Joe Thornton's Captaincy Affected San Jose?

Posted 02/20/2015 - 14:27 by HockeyPolls

Leadership. Every hockey team can’t get enough of it.

What is it? It’s an unquantifiable, varying trait possessed in different levels by different players. It can manifest itself in work ethic, accountability, fiery speeches, defense of teammates and probably dozens of other ways civilians who do not exist in locker rooms could never understand.

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL DraftKings Strategy for Jan. 31

Posted 01/31/2015 - 08:00 by HockeyPolls

The final day of January also happens to be a busy day for DraftKings NHL fantasy players. With a full slate of games on tap for Saturday, below is a look at an ideal lineup and strategy for daily owners.


C Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks ($5,000)

The San Jose Sharks' Weird Offseason and How It Sets Them Up for 2014-15

Posted 07/17/2014 - 10:35 by HockeyPolls

It’s been almost three months since the San Jose Sharks were eliminated from the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs in spectacular fashion. Holding a 3-0 first-round series lead against the rival Los Angeles Kings, the Sharks were outscored 18-5 as they dropped the final four games to lose the series. 

NHL Rumors: Latest on Joe Thornton, Jason Spezza and More Offseason Talk

Posted 06/24/2014 - 10:00 by HockeyPolls

Draft week has arrived for the NHL, which means offseason activity should begin in earnest. Whether teams are focused on gearing up for a Stanley Cup run next season or rebuilding to make that a possibility within a few years, there are moves that will be made.

The trade market seems particularly active this year, with several big names floating around the rumor mill. Whether they will actually get shipped elsewhere is obviously up in the air, but it should at the very least make for a very interesting summer.

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