Tyce Thompson
Dan Hickling -- Elite Prospects

Fantasy Summary

There exists minimal fantasy value in Thompson but could be a decent enough player in 4-5 years.


Observations

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March 2022 – Thompson earned himself another two NHL games this year, and the 22-year-old wasn’t able to get on the scoresheet. In seven games with Utica, though, that hasn’t been an issue at all, as the prospect has kept up a point-per-game rate through seven matches at the AHL level. He had surgery in November and hasn’t been back since, but was cleared for contact practice earlier in the month — he’ll likely need a conditioning stint with the Comets before being called back up. Hadi Kalakeche

April 2021 – Thompson has signed his entry-level contract and appeared in his first four NHL games, registering an assist in his first game and being kept off the scoresheet since. He is being eased in by Lindy Ruff, with under 10 minutes a game in his first three appearances, and then 11:24 against Pittsburgh on April 11th. Hopefully, he earns his way off the fourth line soon, as many young, energetic forwards now await him in the top-9 since Palmieri and Zajac’s departures to Long Island. Hadi Kalakeche

March 2020 – Thompson cooled off a bit over the final nine games of the Providence season but the center still racked up seven more points (two goals, five assists). More encouraging, Thompson increased his shots and chance volume as well while playing more steadily defensively.  Chris Wassel 

January 2020 – Thompson emphatically answered our question from November and now has 17 goals and 20 assists in just 25 games. He is averaging nearly 1.5 points per game in his sophomore year for Providence. New Jersey may have found a real gem here and his upside climbs by the game.  Chris Wassel

November 2019 – Thompson has dazzled some with his surprise hot start – seven goals and seven assists in eight games. He is playing top-line minutes and cashing in on his chances. The question is can he sustain this run of brilliant play. Chris Wassel

June 2019 — Thompson had a decent season with Providence totaling 25 points in 42 games. He will likely keep playing in Providence this season to develop the other aspects of his game.  Chris Wassel

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 5.5
NHL Certainty 5.5
Country USA
Position C
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth July 12, 1999
Height 6‘0”
Weight 165 lbs
Drafted 2019 Round 4; Overall: 96

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2008-2009 Chicago Jr. Blackhawks Brick Invitational5 0 33 0|        
 2011-2012 New York Jr. Islanders QC Int PW3 0 11 0|        
 2014-2015 Team Forest USA-S155 1 34 -|        
  Elite Hockey Academy 16U AAAAYHL 16U30 16 2238 16|Playoffs5 0 66
  Elite Hockey Academy 16UA AAAECEL 16U19 1 89 4|        
 2015-2016 Team Royal USA-S165 2 35 4|        
  Salisbury School USHS-Prep26 5 1116 -|        
 2016-2017 Team Orange USA-S175 3 36 -|        
  Salisbury School USHS-Prep20 7 1825