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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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You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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