San Jose Sharks Captain
Joe Thornton

Captain: Joe Thornton (8th in history)
Seasons Captain:
Position: Center
Number: 19
Highlights: Acquired from Boston in exchange for Wayne Primeau, Brad Stuart and Marco Sturm, November 30, 2005.
Posted his 600th point as a Shark on February 21, 2012 at Columbus.
Appeared in his 500th game as a Shark on January 5, 2012 vs. Columbus.
Became the 50th player in NHL history to play in 1,000 games on October 21, 2011 at New Jersey recording a goal and an assist. He is the second player selected in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft to accomplish the feat, following teammate Patrick Marleau.
Registered his 1,000th career NHL point with a goal at Phoenix on April 8, 2011 becoming the 78th player in history to hit the mark.
Click here to watch his 1,000th game tribute video
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