Let’s just cut to the chase: we’re all waiting with bated breath on the results of Joe Thornton’s MRI. At some point soon, we’ll find out exactly how long San Jose will be without their second leading scorer.
In the meantime, here’s everything we know about his injury, along with some extra Sharks news and notes:
Sharks GM updates Joe Thornton's injury, will miss 'several weeks' | NBCS Bay Area
The team is unsure if Thornton will need surgery, and is awaiting further updates, according to Wilson.
Thornton leaves game vs Jets in final minute with apparent knee injury | NBCS Bay Area
The San Jose Sharks not only lost in overtime to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, but also lost their second-leading scorer to injury.
Not again: Sharks holding their breath at sight of another Thornton knee injury | NBCS Bay Area
It was eerie in its differences, as well as the underlying similarities, to the torn MCL and ACL Thornton suffered in his left knee last April.
Sharks get lousy Joe Thornton news; Hertl avoids suspension
He will miss "several weeks" with a knee injury. Ouch.
Joe Thornton’s knee injury overshadows Sharks’ OT loss to Jets - San Francisco Chronicle
The Sharks overcame an early 3-0 deficit to earn a point in a 5-4 overtime loss to Winnipeg, but at what cost?
Prospect Spotlight: Jayden Halbgewachs
Few players in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) have shown more consistency than San Jose Sharks newest prospect, Jayden Halbgewachs. In each of his four seasons with the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors, he has improved in large increments.
Sharks’ Hertl ejected; Joe Thornton injured? – ProHockeyTalk
Video of a highly questionable hit on Dmitry Kulikov.
Joe Thornton of San Jose Sharks leaves Winnipeg Jets game with leg injury
Sharks coach Peter DeBoer said he didn't like the looks of the injury to center Joe Thornton, who was hurt Tuesday when teammate Mikkel Boedker fell on his right leg.
Joe Thornton of San Jose Sharks out several weeks with knee injury
Sharks center Joe Thornton has an MCL injury in his right knee and is out several weeks, depending on the results of an MRI.
And here’s what’s going on with the rest of the league:
DeAngelo needs to nail his second audition - Blueshirt Banter
The injury to Shattenkirk has opened a door for the young defenseman.
The Bruins are checking out Mike Hoffman. Should they actually get him? - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Ottawa’s planning on selling. Should the B’s try and nab one of their more solid forwards?
Flyers prospect report: Carter Hart is making history - Broad Street Hockey
Matthew Strome and Pascal Laberge round out the highlights
Jets fan 'floored' by NHL players, others embracing jersey tribute to late friend - Manitoba - CBC News
A Winnipeg Jets fan's tribute to a deceased friend has grabbed the attention of the NHL, several players, fans and even a hockey card company, who are all clamouring to be part of it.
Time for Marchand to clean up his act after NHL's latest warning
The NHL is sending a clear message to Brad Marchand that it's time to cut the crap.
John Shannon's Top 25 NHL Power Brokers 2018 - Sportsnet.ca
How does the Golden Knights' success impact plans to add a 32nd team? John Shannon answers the big questions in his 2018 list of the NHL's top power brokers
Vegas and Colorado shine in this upside-down NHL season; Gallant and McPhee are midseason award winners | National Post
Michael Traikos: Who else wins the NHL mid-season awards, how to fix the All-Star skills competition, and which Canadian team will win the Stanley Cup
NHL wants Seattle, but is Emerald City a hockey town? | ksdk.com
All indications are that the NHL and Seattle are on the verge of a marriage sometime in 2018. The arrival of an NHL franchise — likely in 2020 or 2021 depending on construction of a remodeled Seattle Center arena — will fill a void in the gloomy months of the sports calendar and drop the NHL into the biggest market in the country without a winter sports team.
Analyzing why it's so important for NHL teams to have two reliable goalies - Sportsnet.ca
Long gone are the days when teams should feel confident running out a No. 1 goalie for too many games, which means the role of the backup has become more important than ever.
Five hockey movies to watch if you can’t hit the NHL All-Star Game in Tampa
In honor of the All-Star Game on home ice, here are a few hockey movie suggestions to pass the time. Penalty killers, if you will. Game on.