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Former Thunderbirds, Thompson, Selected in 2022 NHL Draft!

07/25/2022, 2:15pm MDT
By Tbirds & NHL

Congratulations to former Thunderbirds, Aidan Thompson, on being selected round 3, 90th overall by Chicago Blackhawks in the 2022 NHL Draft. Thompson played Thunderbirds from 2017-2019, and brings the total Colorado Thunderbirds players drafted in the NHL to 24 since 2008!

 

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Other former Colorado Thunderbirds that have been drafted in the NHL are

 

  • Ty Smilanic, a forward, drafted by Florida Panthers in round 3, #74 overall in 2020.
  • Dylan Peterson, a forward, drafted by St. Louis Blues in round 3, #86 overall in 2020.
  • Ole Bjorgvik-Holm, a defenseman, drafted round 5, #145 overall by Columbus Blue Jackets in 2020.
  • Nolan Foote, a forward, drafted by Tampa Bay Lightning in round one, #27 overall in 2019.
  • Isaac Saville, a goalie, drafted by Vegas Golden Knights in round five, #135 overall in 2019.
  • Josiah Slavin, a forward, drafted by Chicago Blackhawks in round seven, #193 overall in 2018.
  • Cal Foote, a defenseman, drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round, #14 overall in 2017.
  • Dylan Gambrell, a forward, drafted by San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round, #60 overall in 2016.
  • Mikey Eyssimont, a forward, drafted by LA Kings in the 5th round, #142 overall in 2016.
  • Brandon Carlo, a defenseman, drafted by Boston Bruins in the 2nd round, #37 overall in 2015
  • Troy Terry, a forward, drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the 5th round, #148 overall in 2015
  • David Cotton, a forward, drafted by Carolina Hurricanes in the 6th round, #169 overall in 2015
  • Evan Smith, a goalie, drafted by Nashville Predators in the 7th round, #205 overall in 2015
  • Dominic Turgeon, a center, drafted by Detroit Redwings in the 3rd round, 63rd overall in 2014
  • Fredrik Olofsson, a forward, drafted by Chicago Blackhawks in the 4th Round, 98th overall in 2014
  • Hayden Hawkey, a goalie, drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round, 177th overall in 2014
  • Seth Jones, a defenseman, drafted by Nashville Predators in the 1st Round, 4th overall in 2013
  • Gustav Olofsson, a defenseman, drafted by Minnesota Wild in the 2nd Round, 46th overall in 2013
  • Quentin Shore, a center, drafted in the 6th Round, 168th overall by Ottawa Senators in 2013
  • Jaccob Slavin, a defenseman, drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 4th round, 120th overall in 2012
  • Nick Shore, a forward, drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round, 82nd overall in 2011
  • Josiah Didier, a defenseman, drafted by the Montreal Canadians in the 4th round, 97th overall in 2011
  • Sean Lorenz, a defenseman, drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round, 115th overall in 2008 

 

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