Joe Thornton C SJ 1 day ago

Thornton picked up a goal and an assist on two shots, while finishing with a plus-3 rating against the Kings on Wednesday.

Joe Thornton C SJ 4 days ago

Thornton had an assist and no shots in Friday's preseason win over Arizona.

Joe Thornton C SJ 6 months ago

Thornton notched a power-play goal in Monday's 5-1 loss to the Sharks.

The 35-year-old relationship with GM Doug Wilson may be frayed, but he's still managed to put together yet another productive season, even if it's not quite as fabulous as a year earlier. He's rebounded from a seven-game pointless skid with goals in back-to-back contests, giving him 16 on the season and 64 points overall.

Joe Thornton C SJ 7 months ago

Thornton turned in his second consecutive two-assist game Thursday in a win over the Leafs.

He also took four shots on goal -- the first time he's put that many pucks on net since Dec. 22. As usual, Thorny just keeps piling the assists -- with 48 of 'em, he's just one short of Jakub Voracek and Sidney Crosby, who are tied for second in the NHL.

Joe Thornton C SJ 7 months ago

Thornton reached the 60-point mark Tuesday by dishing out assists on both San Jose goals in a 5-2 loss to the Jets.

He also went plus-1, pushing his rating back to a nice, even zero on the year. Thorny will have to finish at nearly a point-per-game pace to hit 70 points for the 12th time in his career, but he's been on the sheet consistently of late -- eight points in his last seven games -- so that's hardly unrealistic.

Joe Thornton C SJ 7 months ago

Thornton scored his 13th goal of the season and had an assist in Saturday's loss to Vancouver.

That's six points in five games for Thornton, who now has 44 assists and 57 points in 62 games on the season. He's already got more goals than he had last season and is on pace for another 70-point campaign. You know what to do.

Joe Thornton C SJ 7 months ago

Thornton assisted on two empty-net goals, finished plus-3 and gathered four PIM in Tuesday's win over Vancouver.

Well, that's about as cheap as multi-point games come. But hey, it all counts the same on the back of your baseball -- er, hockey -- card. Thorny remains one of the NHL's finest playmakers.

Joe Thornton C SJ 7 months ago

Thornton collected an assist Monday, helping the Sharks to a 4-0 win over the Canadiens.

Thornton currently ranks fifth in NHL in assists with 41, making it clear that he can still keep up offensively. The veteran has 16 years of NHL experience and is still averaging 20:05 TOI at 35 years old. He's a steady fantasy option.

Joe Thornton C SJ 8 months ago

Thornton set up all three of Joe Pavelski's goals in Friday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.It's the second assist trick of the month for Thornton, who previously achieved the feat in a shootout loss to the Oilers on Feb. 2. Since returning from a shoulder injury Jan. 10, Thornton hasn't struggled to get back on track. He's accumulated three goals and 14 assists over his last 15 games.

Joe Thornton C SJ 8 months ago

Thornton contributed a goal and assist in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Capitals.After helping out on the Sharks' first goal of the night, Thornton found the net himself for the tying tally with five and a half minutes remaining in the third period. With his 12th goal of the season, Thornton surpassed his total in that category from all of 2013-14, requiring 30 fewer games to achieve the mark. The goal also aided Thornton's ongoing climb up the NHL's all-time scoring list, as he now sits in 36th place with 1,240 career points.