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REPORT: Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau returning to San Jose Sharks

Published February 21, 2023 at 12:13
BY RYAN
Possibly one of the best franchises to never win the Stanley Cup has been the San Jose Sharks.

For years the duo of Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau were elite in the National Hockey League with the Sharks, but year after year they were unable to have playoff success.

Unfortunately for them, year after year passed and older and older they got, until both of them were unable to carry the team anymore and were forced to move onto other franchises to play in a depth role to try and win a Stanley Cup before retirement.

The 1997 1st & 2nd overall picks are now both out of the NHL and unfortunately neither have a Stanley cup to their name.


While Joe Thornton has not officially announced his retirement, he is still without a contract for this season. But the breaking news is, both Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau will be making a return to San Jose!

Patty & Jumbo are 𝙊𝙁𝙁𝙄𝘾𝙄𝘼𝙇𝙇𝙔 reuniting at the 2023 Legends Game!



Both of these players played for the Maple Leafs after leaving San Jose, but not at the same time. The long-time duo have not been teammates since the 2016-17 season, and it will be nice to see them back together on the same team.
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