October 27, 2021

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NHL: Joe Thornton has signed a one-season deal with the Florida Panthers

NHL: Joe Thornton has signed a one-season deal with the Florida Panthers

Sunshine, fla. – Striker dream on first victory in Stanley Cup Joe Thornton Takes him to Florida.

Thornton, 42, signed a one-year deal with the Florida Panthers on Friday at the end of his 24th year in the NHL.

According to the CapFriendly.com site, the deal is worth $ 750,000.

Thornton, who wears the colors of the fourth team in the NHL, scored 1,529 career points, the highest score of any active player on the Betman Tour.

The veteran is 14th on points in league history and 13 players before him have been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

“With over 1,600 games played in the NHL, Joe offers a lot of experience in our locker room and training,” said Panthers general manager Bill Zito. His desire for success is unquestionable and we are glad that he chose to contract with our team and that he has faith in what we are building here. “

All won except the Stanley Cup win in Thontern Hockey. In 2016, he once reached the final when the San Jose Sharks lost six games to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Thornton won the Olympic gold medal with Canada in 2010 and was named the NHL’s Most Valuable Player in 2005-06, leading the way in scorers.

Thornton was first selected in the 1997 draft and began his career playing eight seasons with the Boston Bruins. He spent 15 years with the Sharks before joining the Toronto Maple Leafs last season.

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