Tage Thompson
North American Skater - U Connecticut, H-EAST
Final Rank:20Midterm Rank:24
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 5"Weight:185
Born:October 30, 1997Hometown:Orange, Conn.
Born in:Phoenix, AZ, USA
Drafted: 2016: STL (1st Round / 26th Overall) 

• Thompson, the third-youngest player in the NCAA in 2015-16, led the nation with 13 power play goals and finished fourth among Hockey East freshmen with 32 points (14-18—32).

• In 2014-15, Thompson played with the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. and graduated from high school a year early receiving the National Young Leaders Award and Presidential Academic Award.

• His father, Brent Thompson, was selected in the second round (39th overall) by the Kings in the 1989 NHL Draft and played 121 games over six NHL seasons. He has coached within the Islanders organization since 2011-12, including three seasons as head coach of their American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

• Internationally, Thompson helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the 2015 Under-18 World Championship. He also earned a bronze medal at the 2016 World Junior Championship.

NEWS

PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF FOR TAGE THOMPSON

GETTING TO KNOW TAGE...


My go-to karaoke song is: 'Wagon Wheel' by Darius Rucker
Last TV show I binge-watched is: The Office
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Will Ferrell
I do a great impression of: Our goalie, Steve Thulin
The app I spend way too much time on is: Snapchat
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Pasta
The coolest person I've ever met is: Sidney Crosby
The athlete I admire most is: My Father
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Thomas Rhett
One thing people don't usually know about me is: I like painting and drawing
I am inspired by: Isaiah Bird
I am afraid of: Drowning
I dream of: Playing in the NHL

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2016-2017United States (2017 WJC Championships)NATOUR71454
2015-2016UCONNH-EAST3614183212
2014-2015USA U-18NTDP5512132530
2014-2015USA (2015 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR70112
2014-2015USA U18 (5 Nations in Kravare & Poruba 2015)ITLTOUR40112