Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency
San Jose — San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton will undergo surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee before becoming a potential free agent this summer. Thornton tore the ACL and MCL in his knee on April 2 in Vancouver but still returned to ...
Joe Thornton Played with Torn ACL, MCL During Sharks' 1st-Round Series
Thornton initially suffered a knee injury on April 2 and didn't appear in the postseason until Game 3. The Sharks ultimately lost the series, 4-2. Thornton, 37, appeared in 79 games for the Sharks in the 2016-17 season, notching seven goals and 43 assists.
DeBoer: Joe Thornton played through torn knee ligaments in playoffs
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
SAN JOSE – There was finally some clarification on Monday on what Joe Thornton was playing through, as the Sharks gathered one final time at their practice facility before the offseason. And, it was significant, as the 37-year-old was dealing with a ...
Couture lobbies for Thornton, Marleau's return to Sharks next year: 'I love those guys'
The Mercury News
San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) takes to the ice after a break in the action against the Edmonton Oilers in the third period during Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at SAP Center Saturday, April 22, 2017, in San Jose, Calif.
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