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Loran Thompson

Loran Thompson

Left Wing
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.
Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players