Thornton (suspension) will be back in the Sharks lineup for Game 5.
Thornton was suspended for Game 4 but will replace Lukas Radil in the lineup for Game 5, and will skate with Marcus Sorensen and Kevin Labanc. Thornton has a point in each game, scoring one goal on eight shots with two assists through three games in the series.
The NHL has suspended Joe Thornton for one game for his illegal check to the head on Tomas Nosek.
Thornton will miss Game 4 in Vegas after being suspended for one game and is expected to be replaced by Joonas Donskoi. Thornton is eligible to return to the lineup for Game 5 in San Jose.
Thornton will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
Thornton missed Wednesday’s practice and is questionable to play Thursday vs. the Stars. The Sharks are being vague on Thornton’s injury but the fact he is a game-time decision suggests that it is minor. Thornton has just 12 points (4G / 8A) in 23 games this season.
Thornton (knee) will return to the Sharks lineup on Tuesday.
Thornton has been sidelined by a knee infection since October 5th, but will play tonight vs. the Rangers. Thornton will centre the Sharks’ top line with Timo Meier and Joe Pavelski on his wings. He picked up a single assist in two games this season.
Source: Kevin Kurz 10/30/18, 2:18 pm EST
The Sharks placed Joe Thornton (undisclosed) on IR on Sunday.
Thornton’s injury is not structural but rather an infection in his knee. This should come as a relief for Thornton owners, as the veteran will be put on antibiotics and hopefully make a quick recovery. Joe Pavelski will shift to centre and Melker Karlsson will be bumped to the top-line for the time being.
The Sharks have signed Joe Thornton to a one-year, $5M contract extension.
Thornton (knee) will not return to the Sharks lineup for Game 6.
Source: Kevin Kurz 05/6/18, 6:26 pm EST
Thornton (knee) will be a game-time decision for Game 4.
Source: Paul Gackle 05/2/18, 3:39 pm EST
Thornton (knee) is not ready to play in Game 3.
Source: Kevin Kurz 04/30/18, 2:23 pm EST
Thornton (knee) practiced on Friday but will not play in Game 2; remains day-to-day.
The Sharks have placed Joe Thornton (knee) on injured reserve.
Thornton will miss “several weeks” with a right MCL injury.
Thornton suffered the injury during overtime on Tuesday and will miss “several weeks.” Thornton recently had left knee surgery, so luckily he avoided an injury to that same knee but it sounds like he will be out until at least mid-February.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/24/18, 2:31 pm EST
Thornton (knee) will undergo an MRI on Wednesday.
Thornton suffered an apparent knee injury in overtime on Tuesday and an MRI is expected to reveal the nature of the injury this morning. Expect an update on Thornton’s status at some point this afternoon.
The Sharks re-signed Joe Thornton to a one-year deal worth $8.0M.
Thornton (knee) will be a game-time decision for Game 1.
Source: Kevin Kurz 04/12/17, 9:44 am EST
Thornton (knee) will not play on Thursday.
Source: Kevin Kurz 04/6/17, 10:13 am EST
Thornton (knee) is listed as day-to-day; not expected to play on Tuesday.
Source: Kevin Kurz 04/4/17, 11:12 am EST
Thornton (shoulder) will be back in the Sharks lineup on Saturday.
Thornton missed the last four games with a shoulder injury that he suffered on New Years Eve vs. the Ducks. Thornton comes in on a five-game point streak—he has two goals, 10 assists (12 points) and a plus-4 rating in his last 12 games.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/10/15, 9:22 am EST
Thornton (upper-body) will not play on Thursday.
Thornton took part in the Sharks morning skate, but will miss his fourth consecutive game. The Sharks power-play has been awful without Thornton, going 1-for-17 (5.8%) in the last three games.
Source: Lou Korac 01/8/15, 8:17 am EST
Thornton (upper-body) is questionable for Thursday.
Thornton skated on Tuesday morning, but only with the team’s scratched players. Coach Todd McLellan is unsure whether or not Thornton will be available on Thursday. The Sharks have off on Wednesday, so it may not be known until Thursday morning if Thornton will be ready.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/6/15, 1:44 pm EST