Joe Thornton Wants To Play At Least Another Year

The 40-year-old stated that if he decided to play the next year, it would be in San Jose.
«I am a Shark. There’s one team, and it’s here.» Thornton told reporters in the NHL Awards in Las Vegas last month that he intends on playing next year and possibly beyond that.
The Future Hall of Famer doesn’t have a contract with the Sharks for second season however and he’s coming off his second-consecutive one-year thing. He earned $5 million . Joe Thornton has accomplished. He attained 1,065 aids in his career last season, eclipsing Mario Lemieux, Gordie Howe, Stan Mikita and Steve Yzerman to move into eighth place on the NHL’s all-time assists list.
Thornton has played 1,566 matches in his career and he’s 1,478 points (1,024 since he came to San Jose on November 30, 2005 at the largest trade in franchise history).
He’s the NHL’s active leader in career assists (1,065) and points (1,478) in 1,566 games played. Thornton scored his 400th career goal on November 13 and on April 4 that he passed Nicklas Lidstrom (1,564) into 12th place on the all-time games record and Steve Yzerman (1,063) into eighth place on the all-time aids list.
He was on the Sharks with 51 points last season, since he averaged 15 minutes and 33 minutes Time Ice per Sport (TOI/G). Joe Thornton finished in 73 regular season games with 35 assists, 16 goals and 51 points.
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