Brent Thompson

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Brent Thompson
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Thompson with the New York Islanders during the 2013 playoffs
Born (1971-01-09) January 9, 1971 (age 45)
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Winnipeg Jets
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 39th overall, 1989
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1990–2005

Brent Keith Thompson (born January 9, 1971) is a Canadian retired professional defenceman who played 121 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, and Los Angeles Kings. He was formerly the head coach of the Alaska Aces of the ECHL, where he led them to a Kelly Cup Championship in the 2010-2011 season. During the 2011-2012, Thompson was the head coach for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League, affiliate of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. In June 2012, the Islanders announced that Thompson would be promoted to Assistant Coach under Islanders Head Coach Jack Capuano. To start the 2014-2015, Brent Thompson was once again named the head coach for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. His son, Tage Thompson, was selected 26th overall of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues.

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  1. ^ "Brent Thompson". Eliteprospects.com. 1971-01-09. Retrieved 2016-07-08. 

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