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Loran Thompson

Loran Thompson  #12

Left Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: May 28, 1950
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Summerside, PE, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: TOR / 1970 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (22nd overall)
Traded to Detroit by Toronto with Toronto's 1st (Brent Peterson) and 2nd (Al Jensen) round choices in 1978 Amateur Draft and Toronto's 1st round choice (Mike Blaisdell) in 1980 Entry Draft for Dan Maloney and Detroit's 2nd round choice (Craig Muni) in 1980 Entry Draft, March 13, 1978. Traded to Pittsburgh by Detroit for Gary McAdam, January 8, 1981.
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He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.

— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday
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