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Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson

Defenseman
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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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres