Thread: Value of: Joe Thornton to FLA
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01-23-2013, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Sevren View Post
Jumbo Joe is cursed, I am convinced he will never win the Stanley Cup. The deal that originally sent him to San Jose was bad for the Bruins but it allowed them to move on, build around another core and win the Stanley Cup. In the meantime San Jose is doing exactly what the Bruins were doing back then, which is contending but not winning.

At what point is San Jose going to rebuild? Thornton, Marleau, Havlat and Clowe are all 30+. They should think about trading some of them for picks and prospects and build another core around Couture.
Maybe when the team stops dominating. I swear, San Jose has one lackluster season and everyone jumps on their roster. Thornton is to San Jose what Iginla is to Calgary. He will never be traded unless a GM offered a deal he ought to be fired for even considering.

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