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Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: January 9, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: LAK / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (39th overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (1991) Yanick Dupre Memorial Award (AHL - Outstanding Humanitarian Contribution) (1999) Traded to Winnipeg by Los Angeles with cash for the rights to Ruslan Batyrshin and Winnipeg's 2nd round choice (Marian Cisar) in 1996 Entry Draft, August 8, 1994. Transferred to Phoenix after Winnipeg franchise relocated, July 1, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 26, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 27, 1999. Traded to Colorado by Florida for future considerations, March 3, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Colorado (CHL), July 18, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL), September 22, 2004,
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson