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Chris Thorburn
Chris Thorburn
Center
Number: 22
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 230
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 3, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Claimed off waivers by the Penguins from Buffalo on Oct. 3, 2006
Drafted: BUF / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (50th overall)
Season Notes
2005-06: Set career highs in games played (77), goals (23), assists (27) and points (50) Led the Amerks with 11 power-play goals and was third on the team in points He also played in the first two NHL games of his career Had a three-game point streak (1+2) from 2/03 to 2/10 Had a five-game point streak (2+6) from 1/03 to 1/15 Returned to Rochester on 1/15 after getting recalled by Buffalo on 1/13 He had a three-game points streak (3+1) from 12/18 to 12/23 Returned to Rochester on 12/06 Earned his first NHL point/assist in Buffalos 6-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche on 12/04 Received his first NHL recall on 12/02 He made his NHL debut for the Sabres on 12/02 Notched two goals and one assist on 11/23 Scored the overtime game-winner on 11/11 as part of a two-goal performance He had a three-game point streak (1+3) from 10/07 to 10/14.
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