Thornton, Cheechoo, Kiprusoff named NHL Players of Week
Sharks center Thornton and right wing Cheechoo accounted for 16 of the team’s 19 goals last week.
Thornton, who leads the league with 125 points, had 11 assists and one goal last week, while Cheechoo had seven tallies and four assists. Cheechoo leads the league with 56 goals.
Kiprusoff posted a 0.32 goals-against average and .988 save percentage with two shutouts en route to going 2-0-1 last week. He earned his third weekly honor of the season.