Who else but Thornton should be on the hook?
Not long after Joe Thornton had been unceremoniously dealt to the San Jose Sharks in a deal that, if it were a television show, would fall somewhere between "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives," the erstwhile Bruins captain agreed that perhaps he was being made a scapegoat for Boston's vast woes this season.
"You could say that," Thornton said during a hastily arranged conference call that followed the late-night deal. ''Who knows? Hindsight is 20-20. I don't know what to say about that. ...
Read full story
Bruins Deal Thornton
In a blockbuster deal, the disappointing Bruins dealt captain Joe Thornton to the underachieving Sharks for three players. Story
• Joe excited for San Jose opportunity
• Burnside: Thornton had to go
• Frei: B's mess not Joe's fault
• Melrose: Wakeup call
• Hradek blog: Trade breakdown
• How No. 1 picks have fared
• Melrose's take