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Joe Thornton

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'4" / 193 cm
  • Weight
    220 lbs / 100 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    18/19

Is one of the best passers the game has ever seen. Very hard to knock off the puck due to his massive frame and puck control. Really excels on the powerplay where his tremendous vision and playmaking ability come in handy.

Cousins: Cody Thornton, Scott Thornton

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1993-94 Elgin Middlesex Chi. Bantam AAA MHAO 67 83 85 168 45 |
St. Thomas Stars WOHL 6 2 6 8 2 |
1994-95 St. Thomas Stars WOHL 50 40 64 104 53 |
1995-96 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 66 30 46 76 51 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 11
1996-97 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 59 41 81 122 123 | Playoffs 11 11 8 19 24
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 2 2 4 0 |
1997-98 Boston Bruins NHL 55 3 4 7 19 -6 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 9 0
1998-99 Boston Bruins NHL 81 16 25 41 69 3 | Playoffs 11 3 6 9 4 1
1999-00 Boston Bruins NHL 81 23 37 60 82 -5 |
2000-01 Boston Bruins NHL 72 37 34 71 107 -4 |
Canada WC 6 1 1 2 6 1 |
2001-02 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 66 22 46 68 127 7 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 10 0
2002-03 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 77 36 65 101 109 12 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 4 -5
2003-04 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 77 23 50 73 98 18 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 4 -6
Canada WCup 6 1 5 6 0 4 |
2004-05 HC Davos NLA 40 10 44 54 80 | Playoffs 14 4 21 25 29
Canada WC 9 6 10 16 4 7 |
2005-06 Boston Bruins “C” NHL 23 9 24 33 6 0 |
San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 58 20 72 92 55 31 | Playoffs 11 2 7 9 12 -4
Canada OG 6 1 2 3 0 -1 |
2006-07 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 82 22 92 114 44 24 | Playoffs 11 1 10 11 10 2
2007-08 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 82 29 67 96 59 18 | Playoffs 13 2 8 10 2 3
2008-09 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 82 25 61 86 56 16 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 5 -3
2009-10 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 79 20 69 89 54 17 | Playoffs 15 3 9 12 18 -11
Canada OG 7 1 1 2 0 -1 |
2010-11 San Jose Sharks “C” NHL 80 21 49 70 47 4 | Playoffs 18 3 14 17 16 -5
2011-12 San Jose Sharks “C” NHL 82 18 59 77 31 17 | Playoffs 5 2 3 5 2 2
2012-13 HC Davos NLA 33 12 24 36 43 6 |
San Jose Sharks “C” NHL 48 7 33 40 26 6 | Playoffs 11 2 8 10 2 5
2013-14 San Jose Sharks “C” NHL 82 11 65 76 32 20 | Playoffs 7 2 1 3 8 -6
2014-15 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 78 16 49 65 30 -4 |
2015-16 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 82 19 63 82 54 25 | Playoffs 24 3 18 21 10 2
2016-17 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 79 7 43 50 51 7 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0 -1
Canada WCup 6 1 1 2 2 2 |
2017-18 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 47 13 23 36 38 -9 |
2018-19 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 24 5 8 13 6 3 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Team Ontario CWG - - - - - |
2004-05 HC Davos Spengler Cup 5 0 5 5 4 |
2012-13 HC Davos Spengler Cup 5 2 3 5 4 3 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Thu 13/12 San Jose Sharks vs Dallas Stars
Mon 10/12 San Jose Sharks vs New Jersey Devils
Sat 08/12 San Jose Sharks @ Arizona Coyotes
Fri 07/12 San Jose Sharks @ Dallas Stars
Wed 05/12 San Jose Sharks vs Carolina Hurricanes
Sun 02/12 San Jose Sharks @ Montréal Canadiens
Sat 01/12 San Jose Sharks @ Ottawa Senators
Wed 28/11 San Jose Sharks @ Toronto Maple Leafs
Tue 27/11 San Jose Sharks @ Buffalo Sabres
Sat 24/11 San Jose Sharks @ Vegas Golden Knights
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CWG 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
MHAO 67 83 85 168 2.51 45 0 |
NHL 1517 402 1038 1440 0.95 1200 200 | 160 27 96 123 0.77 116 -26
NLA 73 22 68 90 1.23 123 6 | 14 4 21 25 1.79 29 0
OG 13 2 3 5 0.38 0 -2 |
OHL 125 71 127 198 1.58 174 0 | 15 12 9 21 1.40 35
Spengler Cup 10 2 8 10 1.00 8 3 |
WC 15 7 11 18 1.20 10 8 |
WCup 12 2 6 8 0.67 2 6 |
WJC-20 7 2 2 4 0.57 0 0 |
WOHL 56 42 70 112 2.00 55 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/02/2018
07/02/2018 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
07/01/2017
07/01/2017 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
01/24/2014
01/24/2014 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
09/17/2012
09/17/2012 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Davos
10/16/2010
10/16/2010 Extension San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1995, 1 #2 overall by Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Boston Bruins

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Davos

Cult/Star player for San Jose Sharks

Cult/Star player for Team Ontario

Career transactions
- 2010-10-16 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the San José Sharks
- 2009-07-03 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the San José Sharks
- 2007-07-01 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the San José Sharks
- 2005-12-02 • Traded to the San José Sharks for Brad Stuart, Marco Sturm & Wayne Primeau
- 2005-08-11 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Boston Bruins
- 2002-12-02 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Boston Bruins

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