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  1. Dave Lowry On Long List Of San Jose Sharks Coaching CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Blades of Teal

    Mar 7, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton celebrates with San Jose Sharks bench after scoring in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports After former San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan found a new home and Mike Babcock choose to spurn San Jose earlier this week, Sharks fans have been wondering who might be the new leader of their franchise.


  2. Short Term vs Long Term Draft Day Options for LeafsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Toronto Maple Leafs Hot Stove

    ... NHL size for a center. He's a 6'3", 185-pound skater, who is already getting comparisons to San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton. Hanifin, on the other hand, is being considered as the best blue liner in the draft. If the Leafs take the former Boston ...


  3. Five Reasons Why Coaching The Sharks Isn't That BadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... Valley where the Sharks reside. As a former citizen of San Jose, I can vouch that it's the best you can get. Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been the two leaders of this team for almost a decade, but now we are in a transitional stage where ...


  4. San Jose Sharks Sign Finnish Forward Joonas DonskoiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Blades of Teal

    ... similar to the Melker Karlsson signing from last season, and Karlsson ended the season on the top line with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski . While it might be expecting too much for Donskoi to end up on San Jose's top line, the Sharks may have found ...


  5. Ranking the 10 Most NHL-Ready Prospects in the 2015 Draft ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BleacherReport

    ... Ryan Strome, for obvious reasons, his skill set has been most compared to that of San Jose Sharks veteran Joe Thornton . John Matisz of the Toronto Sun writes: "[Otters general manager Sherry] Bassin raves about his alternate captain's 'high ...


  6. Report: San Jose Sharks Expected To Speak With Mike BabcockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Blades of Teal

    ... with San Jose's roster having competed against them in the playoffs on numerous occasions and having coached Joe Thornton , Patrick Marleau and Marc-Edouard Vlasic for Team Canada at the Olympics. Maybe the allure of getting this franchise that's ...


  7. Where In The World Is Mike BabcockRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Winging It In Motown

    ... , and then wondered why their team sucked so god damn much in the regular season. Who paid for it? Players like Joe Thornton, and Patrick Marleau , who housed most of the heat from the team completely underachieving after being one of the top teams ...


  8. Winnipeg hockey fans demand traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | My

    ... the MTS Centre today, with taunts like "Who's your captain?" (a jab at former San Jose Sharks' captain, Joe Thornton) or "Crosby's better!" (a chant directed at Sidney Crosby's longtime rival, Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals), making ...


  9. Looking Back: Joe Pavelski Team MVP For San Jose SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Blades of Teal

    ... for the San Jose Sharks and that's Joe Pavelski . Pavelski emerged as the "de facto" leader of San Jose after Joe Thornton was stripped of the captaincy. The media seemed to center on Pavelski and he didn't shy away from the role. It was captured on ...


  10. Hasso Plattner right to call for patience with San Jose SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 |

    ... too many marginal role-playing veterans and giving no-movement clauses to aging re-signed core players like Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, that ship has sailed. It is not right to fire an employee for something that was done a year ago. Supposed ...


  11. San Jose Sharks Owner Hasso Plattner Offers His Assessment Of SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Blades of Teal

    ... do his job, what he can bring to the Sharks." Finally, Plattner also touched on the spat between Wilson and Joe Thornton where he ultimately had to intervene and get involved. In Plattner's mind, the dispute is behind both parties. "I'm not ...


  12. Sharks, San Jose complete 10-year extension on Shark Tank leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Sporting News

    ... coach Todd McLellan. Second, there are personnel questions crying for answers, including the fate of centers Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau. The Sharks failed to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs, and it appeared Wilson's job was in jeopardy. But ...


  13. 2014-15 Season Review: Joe ThorntonRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Fear The Fin

    The Good: After spending the offseason being scapegoated for San Jose's collapse against the Kings , subjected to endless trade rumors and ultimately stripped of the captaincy, Joe Thornton responded in 2014-15 by not just being the Sharks' best player this season but one of the best two-way forwards in the entire NHL. With Thornton on the ice at 5-on-5, the Sharks controlled 58.5% of puck possession.


  14. Buffalo Sabres: Who Will Their Next Head Coach Be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | BleacherReport

    ... Pavelski both became integral parts of McLellan's Sharks teams, but were they the beneficiaries of playing with Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau? That's a question requiring an answer before he is entrusted with the Sabres' youth. Dan Bylsma has had ...


  15. San Jose Sharks should look to retain each pending RFARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 |

    ... the year played smart and hard in all three zones to earn first a permanent NHL roster spot and then a spot on Joe Thornton's wing. Playing 53 games total on the 2014-15 NHL season, Karlsson scored 13 goals and 11 assists while finishing minus-3 ...


  16. Top Five Games For San Jose Sharks During 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Blades of Teal

    ... who manned the nets for their Stanley Cup run in 2010, stoned his former team. Niemi made 31 saves, while Joe Thornton added an empty-net goal to seal San Jose's 2-0 victory. It would be Niemi's fourth shutout of the season and the Sharks closed out ...


  17. 2014-15 Season Review: Joe PavelskiRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Fear The Fin

    The Good: According to War On Ice's wins above replacement formula , Joe Pavelski was the second-most valuable player in the NHL this season after Carey Price , who singlehandedly dragged a mediocre Habs team to the division title. While that metric has issues separating Pavelski's contributions from those of frequent linemate Joe Thornton , the point remains that #8 followed up his 41-goal career year in 2013-14 with another ridiculously productive campaign this season.


  18. San Jose Sharks need new coach to differ from Todd McLellanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 |

    ... Badgers with the team's true captain, Joe Pavelski. Whether he would he command the respect of deposed captains Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau remains to be seen. However, there are three candidates that are head-and-shoulders above the rest ...


  19. San Jose Sharks: Who should be the next coach?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... have and do they believe in it?" "I think you need a coach that can help that team move forward, whether it be Joe Thornton or Tomas Hertl or the next group of young players coming through." And Button offered cautionary words to whomever does get ...


  20. Breaking down the Sharks owner's Thursday open letter to fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 |

    ... see how the success of those three teams alone just rubs San Jose fans raw. "We got fortunate when we acquired Joe Thornton in a trade and had with Todd McLellan an excellent head coach. What was the missing piece? Was it drafting, trading, rental ...