2017-18 National Men's Team

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Christian Thomas
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
05-26-1992
HT/WT
5'9 / 174
Shoots
R
Hometown
Toronto, Ont.
Club Team
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL)
Teams
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Men's Hockey) - Canada
2017 Spengler Cup - Canada
2017 Karjala Cup - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Played for Canada at the 2017 Spengler Cup in Switzerland, winning the championship … Played for Canada at the 2017 Karjala Cup in Switzerland and Finland, finishing fourth … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championship in Belarus, finishing seventh … Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2009 … Won a gold medal with Ontario at the 2009 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Port Alberni, B.C.

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2017-18: Signed with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) as a free agent … Seventh in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton scoring … 2016-17: Signed with Washington as a free agent … Fifth in Hershey (AHL) scoring … Co-led Hershey in goals … 2015-16: Traded from Montreal to Arizona on Dec. 15 … 26th in Springfield (AHL) scoring … 14th in St. John’s (AHL) scoring … 2014-15: Scored his first NHL goal and recorded his first NHL point with on Feb. 12 vs. Edmonton … Ninth in Hamilton (AHL) scoring … 2013-14: Traded from the New York Rangers to Montreal on July 2 … Seventh in Hamilton scoring … Other: Made his NHL debut with New York on Feb. 23, 2013 vs. Montreal … Amateur: Played four seasons (2008-12) of Major Junior hockey with the Oshawa Generals (OHL) and London Knights (OHL) … Led Oshawa in scoring in 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 … Named to the OHL Third All-Star Team in 2010-11 … Along with his father, Steve, became the first father-son duo to score 50 goals in a season in the OHL (Steve had 51 with Toronto in 1983-84, Christian had 54 with Oshawa in 2010-11)

PERSONAL

Son of Steve and Lori … Has one sister, Lauren … Favourite NHL team growing up: Whatever team his dad played for … Favourite player growing up: Pavel Datsyuk … His father, Steve, played 21 NHL seasons with Toronto, Chicago, the New York Islanders, New Jersey, Anaheim and Detroit, and played for Canada at the IIHF World Championship in 1991, 1992, 1994 and 1996

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
4
1
0
1
2

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Dec 31, 2017
0
0
0
0
Dec 30, 2017
0
0
0
2
Dec 28, 2017
1
0
1
0
Dec 26, 2017
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Men's Hockey) (Pre)
3
1
1
0
2
2017 Spengler Cup
4
1
0
1
2
2017 Karjala Cup
3
1
1
0
0
2018 Olympic Winter Games (Men's Hockey)
6
2
1
1
2