Joe Thornton is staying in San Jose.
The 37-year-old forward has signed a one-year extension, according to Kevin Kurz of NBC Sports California.
Thornton had options beyond San Jose, but it was always felt his first choice was to stay put. The future Hall of Famer has been with the Sharks for over a decade now.
According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Thornton’s deal will be worth at least $6 million for the year.
Still no word on where Patrick Marleau intends to sign.