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San Jose Gets Their Superstar

from the San Francisco Chronicle,
In newly acquired Joe Thornton, the Sharks have their first legitimate superstar who is in the prime of his career. Think about the elite players San Jose has had: Igor Larionov, Sergei Makarov, Teemu Selanne, Bernie Nichols and Mike Vernon. All were past their prime. Drop another level to high-profile stars: Adam Graves, Vincent Damphousse, Craig Janney, Gary Suter, Joe Murphy, Tony Granato, Al Iafrate and current general manager Doug Wilson -- all were riding out their careers.
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