Joe Thornton C SAN 9 Days

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 SAN 11 Days

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 SAN 21 Days

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 SAN 25 Days

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 SAN 26 Days

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 SAN 1 Month

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 SAN 1 Month

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.

Joe Thornton C SAN 2 Months

Thornton dished out three assists in Monday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Oilers.

Jumbo Joe has been red hot lately, racking up 10 points in he last six games, bringing his total to an impressive 44 in 47 games this year. The veteran still hardly shoots the puck (85 SOG), but owners can't complain as his 33 assists are sixth most in the NHL.

Joe Thornton C SAN 2 Months

Thornton assisted on Melker Karlsson's game-winning goal and potted an empty-net goal in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.

The 35-year-old now has back-to-back two-point outings and has pointed in five straight games. A bothersome shoulder injury forced the ironman to sit out four games in January, but he hit his stride as the month came to a close. The goal was his 11th of the season, matching his total from the 2013-14 campaign in 36 fewer games.

Joe Thornton C SAN 2 Months

Thornton rattled off two more helpers (one on the power play) in Thursday's win over the Ducks, pushing his point streak to four games.

Thorny may be turning 36 this year, but he still isn't showing his age. His assist rate is down a tick from last year, but he's still on pace to clear 60 points easily and approach 70.