Sharks’ Joe Thornton still not fully healthy as second half begins

first_imgSAN JOSE — Sharks center Joe Thornton is still not quite 100 percent healthy as the unofficial second half of the year gets underway this weekend.Thornton, 39, dealt with an infection in his surgically repaired right knee in October and on Thursday, Sharks coach Pete DeBoer revealed that Thornton later suffered a broken toe. The Sharks returned to practice Thursday after an eight-day break off the ice and Thornton is expected to play Saturday at SAP Center against the Arizona Coyotes.For …last_img