Preseason Injury Analysis
Preseason Injury Analysis
Joe Thornton - Forward - SJ

A year after playing four postseason games with a severely injured knee, the Sharks center was unable to make an improbable return in 2018. In January, Thornton tore his right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medical collateral ligament (MCL), which caused him to miss the remainder of the season. Surgery was required, though the problem didn't stop San Jose from re-signing the veteran to a one-year deal.

You've reached the end of our free article preview.

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NHL Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NHL fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeff Stotts
Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Picks
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Picks
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Value Plays
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Value Plays
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
Frozen Fantasy: Panic or Patience
Frozen Fantasy: Panic or Patience