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Tiny Thompson

Tiny Thompson

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: May 31, 1903
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Sandon, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 160
Catches: Left
AwardsSeasons
Vezina Trophy 1929-1930 / 1932-1933 / 1935-1936 / 1937-1938
Brother of Paul Vezina Trophy (1930, 1933, 1936, 1938) NHL Second All-Star Team (1931, 1935) NHL First All-Star Team (1936, 1938) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937) Signed as a free agent by Minneapolis (AHA), June 8, 1926. Traded to Boston by Minneapolis (AHA) for cash, May 12, 1928. Recorded shutout (1-0) in NHL debut vs. Pittsburgh, November 15, 1928. Traded to Detroit by Boston for the rights to Normie Smith and $15,000, November 28, 1938. Named Head Coach of Buffalo (AHL), October 11, 1940.
Quote of the Day

The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city [Columbus]. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos after the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday