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Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson  #57

Right Wing
NUMBER: 57 BIRTHDATE: November 30, 1988
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Methuen, NH, United States
WEIGHT: 198
Shoots: Right
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2011) NCAA East First All-American Team (2011) Hockey East Player of the Year (2011) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, March 28, 2011. Traded to Columbus by Pittsburgh for Spencer Machacek, February 6, 2014.
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I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday
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