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Wichita adds Thompson

Wednesday, October 6th
Action photo of Tyr Thompson

WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, announced the signing of forward Tyr Thompson to a contract for the 2021-22 season. 

Thompson, 23, turns pro after completing a three-year career at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. A native of Sherwood Park, Alberta, he appeared in 66 career games for the Chargers, recording 15 points (10g-5a). 

Prior to heading to college, he had a productive junior career in the Alberta Junior Hockey League with the Olds Grizzlys and Whitecourt Wolverines. He amassed 130 points (52g-78a) in 170 games and added 18 points (3g-15a) in 24 career playoff games. 

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