Paul Thompson
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 11/30/1988
AGE: 27
DRAFTED: undrafted
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2011) Hockey East Player of the Year (2011) NCAA East First All-American Team (2011) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, March 28, 2011. Traded to Columbus by Pittsburgh for Spencer Machacek, February 6, 2014. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2015. Traded to Florida by New Jersey with Graham Black for Marc Savard and Florida's 2nd round pick in 2018 NHL Draft, June 23, 2016.
Versatile forward is strong on the puck along the boards and has a good scoring touch around the net.

Appeared in 6 games and 4 postseason games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League after signing with the Penguins in March of 2011.

Participated in the Penguins prospect development camp in 2010 and ‘11.

Prior to joining WBS, played 4 seasons of college hockey with New Hampshire of Hockey East from 2007-11.

Named Hockey East Player of the Year his senior season in 2010-11 after scoring a league-leading 52 points and ranking 2nd in goals with 28.

In college career, recorded 57 goals and 112 points in 140 games.

Signed through 2012-13 season.