17 - Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson
Born: 11/30/88
Height: 6-1
Weight: 198
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Derry, N.H.
Position: F
Team: New Hampshire (EJHL)
S/C: R

2008-09: Thompson tallied nine points (4g, 5a) in 27 games played… Dished out a pair of assists in a 6-5 overtime win over Vermont in the regular-season finale… Netted a goal in the first game of the season against Wisconsin and had a point in eight games.

2007-08: Thompson ranked third in rookie scoring for the ‘Cats with 12 points (6g, 6a)…Scored his first career hat trick Nov. 17 at Providence…Also had a career-high five points that night with two assists…His third goal of the contest won the game in overtime…Had another multiple-point effort Nov. 2 at Northeastern…Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month in November.

Career Milestones: Career high: five points on Nov. 17, 2007 at PC; first assist Nov. 2, 2007 vs. Northeastern; first goal Oct. 27, 2007 vs. Colorado College.

Before UNH: Thompson was a member of the New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs of the EJHL from 2005-07...He was the EJHL Player of the Year and EJHL Offensive Player of the Year in 06-07 scoring 94 points (51g, 43a) in 50 games...Thompson was a First-Team EJHL All-Star and averaged over one goal per game last season...He played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Pinkerton Academy and is a cousin of former Wildcat Mike Souza.

Personal: Born in Methuen, Massachusetts on November 30, 1988 to Paul and Susan Thompson...Shoots right...A liberal arts major...Cousin, Mike Souza, played hockey for UNH from 1996-2000 and currently plays in Europe...Aside from playing hockey, he enjoys golf, tennis and water sports...The people he admires the most are his parents and his favorite athlete is Tiger Woods.

THOMPSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP G-A-P +/- PIM PPG GWG SHG
2008-09 27 4-5-9 -3 11-22 0 1 0
2007-08 35 6-6-12 +1 11-22 0 2 0
Totals 62 10-11-21 -2 22-44 0 3 0

 

 

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