Who could possibly have ever foreseen that the decision to strip Joe Thornton of the Sharks' captaincy would become a festering source of strife that came up again and again?
Larry Robinson gives lots of explanations for why Joe Thornton is no longer Sharks captain, which is to say he doesn't really give a real explanation.
The game-winning shootout goal in last night's Blackhawks-Sharks game was gorgeous, courtesy of San Jose's Joe Thornton. The captain completely worked goalie Corey Crawford for an easy goal, and the 2-1 shootout victory.
Adam Oates was not too happy with Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl's "disrespect to the league" when he went between the legs to score his fourth goal. Here's Hertl's teammate Joe Thornton to put it all in perspective.
The West Captain on All-Star teammate Roberto Luongo: "[He's] a nice, dark, good-looking Italian guy." I choose to take this as conclusive evidence of his homosexuality.