Who is Tage Thompson?

Tage Nathaniel Thompson is a famous American professional ice hockey center for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was picked 26th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Tage Thompson Career

Playing career

Following playing in the U.S. National Development Team in the United States Hockey League, he embarked on a collegiate career with Connecticut in the Hockey East conference. He then appeared in all 36 games in his freshman season at UConn in 2015-16. Thompson was the second on the team with 32 points on 14 goals and 18 assists. He then led the nation with 14 power-play goals.

In the 2016-17 season, and following his selection by the Blues in the draft, he appeared in 34 games with the Huskies as a sophomore. Thompson missed 2 games while taking part with Team USA in the IIHF World Junior U20 Championship in Canada. There he ended up earning his second Gold Medal. In his 34 games, he led the Huskies with 19 goals and 32 points. He decided to end his collegiate career and signed a 3-year, entry-level deal with the St. Louis Blues on March 7, 2017. Thompson immediately joined the Blues affiliate the Chicago Wolves of the AHL, on an amateur try-out deal for the rest of the 2016-17 season.


He then made his NHL debut in the Blues’ first game of the 2017-18 season, over the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 4, 2017. Thompson played four NHL games prior to being sent down to the San Antonio Rampage on October 13, 2017. He was then recalled to the NHL on December 18, 2017, and scored his first NHL goal after 3 days in a 3-2 loss over the Edmonton Oilers. Thompson was part of an exchange by the Blues that sent Patrick Berglund, Vladimir Sobotka, a 2019 first-round draft pick, and a 2021 second-round draft selection to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Ryan O’Reilly.

He then signed a three-year, $4.2 million deal extension with the Sabres as a restricted agent on October 5, 2020. Joining a season with low expectations for the Sabres, he enjoyed a breakthrough season playing on the top line with Jeff Skinner and new acquisition Alex Tuch scoring 38 goals and 68 points in 78 games. Thompson then scored 5 goals in a game including 4 in the first period, against the Columbus Blue Jackets on December 7, 2022. He became the 4th player in NHL history to do so. Thompson’s 5 goals also tied the Sabres franchise record for goals in a game, joining Dave Andreychuk.

A photo of Tage Thompson
A photo of Tage Thompson

How old is Tage Thompson?

Tage Nathaniel Thompson was born on October 30, 1997, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., and is aged 25 years as of 2022. He shares his birthday with famous people including Baylen Levine, Diego Maradona (1960-2020), Devin Booker, Ivanka Trump, Ayo Bowles, Patrick Smith, Matthew Morrison, and many more.

Tage Thompson Family

Who are Tage Thompson’s parents?

Tage Nathaniel Thompson was born in Glendale, Arizona, and brought up in Orange, Connecticut, and Narragansett, Rhode Island by his parents, Brent Thompson and Kimberly Oliver Thompson. His father is a former NHL player and current head coach for the Bridgeport Islanders, who was a member of the Phoenix Coyotes organization. His mother hails from Phoenix, Arizona.

Does Tage Thompson have siblings?

Thompson was born into a family of two children as the oldest. He has one younger sibling, brother Tyce Thompson, who attended Salisbury Prep School, played for the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL and was drafted by the New Jersey Devils.

Tage Thompson Education

Thompson attended eleven different schools prior to earning his graduation from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He then joined the University of Connecticut after his high school education.

Tage Thompson Spouse

He is currently married to his beautiful, loving, and supportive wife, Rachel Thompson. The couple has one child, a son together in their marriage.

Tage Thompson Kids

Thompson and his wife, Rachel have one child together, a son named Brooks Nathaniel Thompson, born on July 7, 2022.

Tage Thompson Height

Thompson has an athletic, muscular, and physically fit body. He has a height of 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) and a weight of 102 kg (225 lbs).

Tage Thompson Net Worth

American professional ice hockey center Thompson currently plays for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL. He has been active from 2017 to the present and has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022.

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