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NHL Playoffs 2022: Joe Thornton among potential record-breakers

Records are meant to be broken. Unless they’ve been set by Wayne Gretzky. Many of the NHL records held by “The Great One” sure seem unbreakable. Others, however, could soon fall thanks to Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby and players who continue to rewrite the record books. With...
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Ranking Stanley Cup-less playoff players: Where do Joe Thornton, Claude Giroux, Connor McDavid, others land?

As the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrated their second straight Stanley Cup championship last summer, my eyes were drawn to one player: defenseman David Savard. He had played 597 NHL regular-season games and 37 more in the playoffs before the Columbus Blue Jackets traded him to the Lightning at the deadline. He walked into a locker room filled with newly fitted Stanley Cup rings from 2020, having never played for one yet in his career -- no pressure, new guy.
COLUMBUS, OH
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Panthers' Joe Thornton: Assist after seven games as scratch

Thornton picked up an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Red Wings. Jumbo Joe played 11:25 after being a healthy scratch the previous seven games. He's no longer a fantasy asset, but he's doing whatever his coach asks in order to fulfill his dream for a Cup.
CHARLOTTE, NC
CBS Sports

Panthers' Joe Thornton: Nets insurance goal

Thornton scored a goal in Friday's 3-0 win over the Ducks. Thornton struck early in the second period to finish the Panthers' scoring in the game. The 42-year-old has played in three games since returning from an undisclosed injury that kept him out of the lineup for a month and a half. He's up to seven points, 21 shots on net and a minus-10 rating in 27 contests -- while he's a sure Hall-of-Famer, he's not very fantasy-relevant in the twilight of his career.
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Mercury News

Sharks welcome back Joe Thornton, then lose to Florida Panthers in OT

SAN JOSE – The Sharks have had a habit in recent seasons of welcoming franchise icons back to SAP Center only to send them out of town with a loss. It was a little different Tuesday. On the night they welcomed back Joe Thornton, the Sharks saw Frank Vatrano...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Ex-Shark Joe Thornton a winner in his return to San Jose

Ex-Shark Joe Thornton returned Tuesday night not to the home he built, but to the one he owned for 15 seasons. The franchise cornerstone affectionately known as “Jumbo Joe” returned to San Jose as a member of the Florida Panthers, who beat the Sharks 3-2 in overtime at SAP Center.
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