Tage Thompson
Tage Thompson
21-Year-Old Right WingRW
Buffalo Sabres
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Thompson's huge at 6-foot-6 and 205 pounds, and he turns just 22 in October, so there's some upside to be found in St. Louis' 2016 first-rounder. He spent most of last season with the big club in Buffalo, coming away with seven goals, 12 points and a minus-22 rating in 65 games. That lack of scoring suggests he's likely ticketed for a bottom-six role, though Thompson did flash some AHL scoring touch with six goals and three helpers in eight games. Though the Sabres have a glut of bottom-six forwards on the roster, Thompson's size and youth should help him secure a roster spot in camp. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Blues in March of 2017.
Sent to minors
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
September 30, 2019
Thompson was assigned to AHL Rochester on Monday.
ANALYSIS
Thompson spent the bulk of 2018-19 with the Sabres, although he only scored 12 points in 65 contests. The 21-year-old will start the season in Rochester, but will no doubt be one of the first options for a call-up should injuries strike.
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2017–18
11:55
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12:08
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
The 2016 first-round (26th overall) pick got his first taste of the NHL last season, lighting the lamp three times and dishing out six helpers in 41 games. There was a learning curve for Thompson, however, as he struggled defensively at times, shying away from contact and finishing with a minus-12 rating. Still, The 6-foot-5, 205-pound forward has massive potential highlighted by a dangerous wrister, but the Blues packaged him in a trade to Buffalo in exchange for star Ryan O'Reilly. The Sabres are a better fit for Thompson at this time, as they're younger and the pressure of chasing a Cup hasn't arrived yet. It will be a good opportunity for the 20-year-old to hone in on improvements while manning Buffalo's third line. Fantasy owners in keeper leagues should see Thompson's bright future, but those searching for results this season will want to look elsewhere.
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Shuttled back to minors
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
March 28, 2019
Thompson was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Thursday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
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Goalless in 22 straight games
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
March 26, 2019
Thompson will look to end his lengthy goal drought during Tuesday's meeting in Ottawa.
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Out of lineup Tuesday
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
February 26, 2019
Thompson is a healthy scratch for Tuedsay's game versus the Flyers, Joe Yerdon of The Athletic reports.
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Dips toes in minors
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
February 25, 2019
Thompson was assigned to AHL Rochester and immediately recalled to Buffalo, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
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Failing to find scoresheet
RWBuffalo Sabres  Minors
February 19, 2019
Thompson will look to end his eight-game point drought in Tuesday's contest with the Panthers.
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