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Joe Thornton

Joe Thornton  #19

NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: July 2, 1979  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: BOS / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
Art Ross Trophy 2005-2006
Hart Memorial Trophy 2005-2006
Leads team in assists (11) Named a Sharks alternate captain 2015-16: Recorded a goal and an assist on 11/17 at BOS Posted 2a on 11/5 vs. FLA Recorded 2a on 10/17 at NYI Tallied the GWG on 10/13 at WSH Scored SJ's first goal of the season and added an assist on 10/7 at LAK.
OHL All-Rookie Team (1996) OHL Rookie of the Year (1996) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (1996) OHL Second All-Star Team (1997) NHL Second All-Star Team (2003, 2008) NHL First All-Star Team (2006) Art Ross Trophy (2006) Hart Memorial Trophy (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009) Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), July 8, 2004. Traded to San Jose by Boston for Brad Stuart, Marco Sturm and Wayne Primeau, November 30, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), September 16, 2012.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016