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2015 NHL Draft
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Bill Thomson

Bill Thomson  #15

Center
NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: March 23, 1914
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Troon, United Kingdom
WEIGHT: 162
Shoots: Right
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 13, 1937. Traded to Detroit by Toronto with $10,000 for Bucko McDonald, December 19, 1938. Traded to St. Louis (AHL) by Indianapolis (AHL) for cash with Detroit holding right of recall, January, 1946. Traded to Tulsa (USHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for cash, October 6, 1947.
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He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter