Thornton scored the go-ahead goal in the third period on Thursday night, helping San Jose to a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh. The center also added an assist.
The clutch goal ended a scoring drought for Thornton, who had gone 11 games without finding the back of the net.
Thornton scored his second goal of the game with 1:30 remaining in overtime to lead the San Jose Sharks to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Thornton scored one goal in his previous 24 games but had 22 assists in that stretch.
The San Jose Sharks have signed Thornton and franchise leading goal scorer Patrick Marleau to three-year contract extensions.
Thornton leads the NHL with 47 assists and is sixth with 53 points.
Thornton ended a 20-game drought without a goal by scoring for the sixth time this season in Thursday's win at Florida.
While the veteran center's scoring has dissipated over the years, he still remains a top-notch playmaker with a league-leading 45 assists.
Thornton had two assists in Thursday's 4-1 home win over Detroit.
Thornton has 14 assists for all of his points over his last 10 games. He faces former team Boston on Saturday in what figures to be an enticing matchup for the NHL purist.
Thornton had two assists Thursday against the Oilers.
He's recorded 14 assists in 10 games.
Thornton had an assist Friday to extend his point streak to eight games.
Thornton has three goals and seven assists during his streak.
Thornton had a goal and two assists against the Blues on Friday.
He's scored two of his four goals in the last two games.
Thornton scored his first shootout goal since 2007 and the Sharks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Wednesday night to extend the home-team dominance in this California rivalry.
Thornton also had a second-period goal in the game, snapping a seven-game streak without a goal.
Thornton had an assist in Saturday's win over the Devils.
He has a goal and 11 assists in 10 games this month.