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Joe Thornton humbled by passing Mikita on all-time list: 'I shouldn't be up there'

Joe Thornton humbled by passing Mikita on all-time list: 'I shouldn't be up there'
Published On: Wed, Mar 13
Jun 12, 2016; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) in the second period in game six of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

San Jose SharksA veteranA Joe ThorntonA registered two assists Tuesday, and as a result, moved past the legendary Stan Mikita for 14th on the NHL's all-time scoring list with 1,469 points.

After the accomplishment, Thornton seemed to be in disbelief.

"I don't deserve to be up there with these types of guys," Thornton said, perA Sportsnet's Mark Spector. "You mention those names, it's mind-boggling. I shouldn't be up there."

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