Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson
Right Wing
NUMBER: 57
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 198
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 11/30/1988
AGE: 25
BIRTHPLACE: Methuen, NH, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
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.
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.