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Thornton passes on orientation camp due to family illness

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TSN.ca Staff
8/26/2013 1:09:20 PM
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Joe Thornton had to cancel his trip to Calgary for Team Canada's Orientation Camp to tend to an illness in the family.

His two-month-old son was in hospital but has since returned home.

Thornton was a part of Team Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Last season, Thornton scored seven goals and added 33 assists for 40 points in 48 games with the San Jose Sharks.

Joe Thornton (Photo: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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