Ben Thomas

by olafson1393 on April 19, 2017

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Ben Thomas, D

 

Shoots: R

Height: 6-2

Weight: 181

Born: 1996-05-28

Hometown: Calgary, AB, CAN

Drafted: 2014 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 119th overall

 

Observations:

April 2017 – The right handed blueliner, Thomas had an outstanding rookie season for the Crunch in the AHL. He was rewarded upon conclusion of the regular season with the Crunch's Brightest Prospect (Rookie of the Year Award). With Tampa's depth on the back end, Thomas will have to continue to impress and surprise in order to stay competitive with his peers. This accolade could indicate that Thomas should begin to see additional time on ice in multiple situations allowing him to truly develop a more mature game. Brayden Olafson

 

August 2016 – Ben Thomas will be starting his first full AHL season this year after a rather impressive 8-game stint last year. Thomas has brought his two-way game into play more, but is still lackluster in his own end. Thomas will be lucky if he sees NHL games this year, but will most likely play a full AHL season. Max Marko

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: D+

Thomas will need to improve decision making when under pressure and defensive setup in order to see NHL time.

 

 

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