Nate Thompson

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Center
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.00
Weight: 
210
Born: 
10/05/1984
Age: 
29
Hometown: 
Anchorage, AK
Acquired: 
Claimed off waivers from the New York Islanders on January 21, 2010
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Energy line depth forward
Depth Chart Weight: 
3

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2003
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Boston Bruins
Round: 
6
Pick No.: 
183
Draft Team: 
Seattle (WHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
03/23/2013
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
4 years
Cap Number: 
$1 600 000
Contract Start Year: 
2013
Contract End Year: 
2017
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$1 600 000
Salary: 
$1 600 000
Salary: 
$1 600 000
Salary: 
$1 600 000

Bio

History: 

2003-2004

  • Drafted by the Boston Bruins in Round 6 (183rd overall)


2005-2006

  • 7/28/2005: Signed by the Boston Bruins to a three-year, entry level contract


2008-2009

  • 10/8/2008: Claimed by the New York Islanders off waivers from the Boston Bruins


2009-2010

  • 7/25/2009: Resigned as an RFA by the New York Islanders to a one-year, two-way contract
  • 1/21/2010: Claimed by the Tampa Bay Lightning off waviers from the New York Islanders

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Provides a lot of energy, can fight and also kill penalties. Can line up both at center or wing and provides plenty of versatility to a lineup. Works hard and has sound fundamentals.

Weaknesses: 

Is a limited offensive forward at the highest level and somewhat undersized for the physical role he plays. Will occasionally take bad penalties that hurt his team.

Projection: 

Physical role player

Statistics

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2000-2001 Alaska All Stars U18AAAAASHA- - -- -|        
 2001-2002 Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL69 13 2639 42|Playoffs11 1 34 13 
 2002-2003 Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL61 10 2434 48|Playoffs15 5 49
 2003-2004 Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL65 13 2336 24|        
 2004-2005 Seattle ThunderbirdsWHL58 19 1534 39|Playoffs12 1 23
  Providence BruinsAHL0 0 00 0|Playoffs11 0 11
 2005-2006 Providence BruinsAHL74 8 1018 58|Playoffs3 0 00 10 
 2006-2007 Boston BruinsNHL4 0 00 0|        
  Providence BruinsAHL67 8 1523 74|Playoffs13 0 22
 2007-2008 Providence BruinsAHL75 19 2039 83|Playoffs10 2 35
 2008-2009 New York IslandersNHL43 2 24 49|        
 2009-2010 New York IslandersNHL39 1 56 39|        
  Tampa Bay LightningNHL32 1 34 17|        
 2010-2011 Tampa Bay LightningNHL79 10 1525 29|Playoffs18 1 34
 2011-2012 Tampa Bay LightningNHL68 9 615 21|        
  USAWC8 2 02 0|        
 2012-2013 Alaska AcesECHL24 7 1421 23|        
  Tampa Bay LightningNHL45 7 815 17|        
  USAWC10 1 23 8|        
 2013-2014 Tampa Bay LightningNHL81 9 716 27|Playoffs4 0 00
 2014-2015 Anaheim DucksNHL- - -- -|        

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