Joe Thornton is no longer the captain of the San Jose Sharks, but coach Todd McLellan isn't calling the decision a "stripping."
The San Jose Sharks tend to draw a considerably larger amount of penalties than they take.
Joe Thornton's brother/agent apparently said that the San Jose Sharks are the only team on the forward's "list."
The Detroit Red Wings are reportedly interested in acquiring Joe Thornton.
Joe Thornton's agent and brother, John Thornton, said that his client might reconsider waiving his no-movement clause.
The Toronto Sun is reporting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are one of at least six teams interested in acquiring Joe Thornton from the Sharks.
There have been indicators this off-season that the Sharks may take the "C" away from Joe Thornton.
Joe Thornton insisted that the Sharks are confident despite seeing a 3-0 series lead get erased.
Joe Thornton was one of three Sharks to get four shots on goal in his team's 3-0 loss to the Kings on Saturday night.
Joe Thornton had two assists in San Jose's 5-4 win against Edmonton on Tuesday.
Joe Thornton played in his 1,200th career game on Thursday.
Joe Thornton had two assists in the Sharks' 5-2 win on Tuesday.
Joe Thornton scored a goal and registered two assists in San Jose's 3-2 win over Anaheim Thursday night.
Joe Thornton registered three assists in San Jose's 6-2 win over Toronto on Tuesday.