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
The Sharks have placed Joe Thornton (shoulder) on injured reserve.
Thornton will miss at least the next two games. He will not play on Monday vs. the Jets or Tuesday vs. the Wild, but the Sharks are hopeful that he could be back in the lineup on Thursday in St. Louis. Monitor his status leading up to the clash with the Blues.
Thornton (shoulder) will not play on Monday vs. the Jets.
Thornton will miss his second straight game with a shoulder injury, but the Sharks are hopeful that he will be able to return at some point during their three-game road-trip. That would leave him to return either Tuesday in Minnesota or Thursday in St. Louis. Monitor his status as the week progresses.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/4/15, 9:16 am EST
Thornton (shoulder) will not play on Saturday.
Thornton left Wednesday’s game in the first period after suffering a shoulder injury. He practiced on Friday, but will not play tonight vs. the Blues. Missing tonight’s game snaps Thornton’s ironman street of 319 consecutive games. Thornton had been hot as of late, registering two goals and nine assists (11 points) in his last nine games.
Thornton (shoulder) is not on the ice for the morning skate; not expected to play Saturday.
Despite coach McClellan calling Thornton probable after practice on Friday, it does not look like Thornton will play because he is not on the ice for the game day skate. It does not guarantee he won’t play, but it is not a good sign. Expect an update after the skate.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/3/15, 8:36 am EST
Thornton (undisclosed) practiced on Friday; should be good-to-go on Saturday.
Thornton left Wednesday’s game in the first period with an undisclosed injury. He practiced this morning with no restrictions so expect him to play tomorrow vs. the Blues.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/2/15, 9:18 am EST