Thread: Speculation: Shake-up?
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02-16-2013, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by TheJuxtaposer View Post
PF is Marleau's dad, didn't you know that?
It's just weird that people are criticizing Thornton and saying he has a big ego when I haven't read anything of the sort since he became a Shark. And then the same people are calling out Marleau as Mr. Innocent and Mr. Team Player when he had that whole debacle with Ron Wilson (whether it was all RW's fault or not, it still happened).

Originally Posted by Pinkfloyd View Post
He can't even break himself out of being 'the passer'. Why would he be able to break himself out of being 'the man' that he has been most of his entire career? His game would have to change if he is going to take a lesser role and he's always been difficult when it comes to changing his game.
Are we talking about the same Thornton who changed his game from sitting along the half-boards to playing a very good two-way game because he wanted to help the team win?
It just seems like you're basing your argument on a whole lot of nothing.
Not to mention it's a completely different circumstance of "being the man to not being the man". He's been the go-to-guy on the Sharks because he's been the best player on the Sharks. When he gets older, he won't be the best player on the team anymore.

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