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Joe Thornton Requests Trade to Maple Leafs

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL


On Monday night in Anaheim, the San Jose Sharks leading scorer, Joe Thornton, was the first one off the bus and the first one to board the bus after their Game Six loss to the Ducks.

Twenty minutes after the final horn ended their season, Thornton avoided the same questions he has been trying to answer his whole career.

However, there was one remark that a maintenance worker overheard as Joe scurried to the bus:

I hate the playoffs. I hate playing in the playoffs. I want to play for the Leafs. They never make the playoffs. Perfect fit.

There you have it, Leaf Nation. Forget about your fantasy about landing John Tavares and start thinking of your potential deal to land Joe Thornton.
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