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Jets sign Nate Thompson to a one-year contract

Thompson, 36, played 70 games for the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers last season

by Winnipeg Jets PR @WpgJetsPR / Press Release

WINNIPEG, Oct. 10, 2020 - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Nate Thompson on a one-year contract with an average annual value of $750,000. 

Thompson, 36, played 70 games for the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers last season and recorded 15 points (4G, 11A) and 30 penalty minutes. The Anchorage, Alaska native also skated in 16 games for the Flyers in the playoffs and had a goal and 14 PIMs. Thompson has played 767 career NHL games for eight teams and has 156 points (62G, 94A) and 366 PIMs. He has also played 78 playoff games and recorded 19 points (8G, 11A) and 32 PIMs.

Thompson was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in the sixth round (183rd overall) in the 2003 NHL Draft.

Nate Thompson

Centre

Born Oct 5 1984 -- Anchorage, AK 

Height 6.01 -- Weight 205 -- Shoots L

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