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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'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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