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Blake Thompson
Blake Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
07/03/1991

Club:
Waterloo - USHL


12/11/2012

Minnesota Defenseman Thompson to Transfer

University of Minnesota men's hockey coach Don Lucia announced today that sophomore defenseman Blake Thompson will transfer at the end of the current semester.

12/10/2011

Gophers Score Four Third-Period Goals, Win 6-2

Minnesota salvages a split with Huskies

11/08/2011

Weekend Preview: Wisconsin

Gophers to play first game as No. 1-ranked team since 2008

10/11/2011

Men's Hockey Preview: Minnesota Duluth

Gophers travel to face defending national champions

10/07/2011

Gophers Overwhelm Sacred Heart

Minnesota wins first game of the season

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2011-12 • Freshman Season: Skated in five games • team was 4-1-0 when he played • made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and recorded two assists for his first points as a Gopher • credited with six penalty minutes against Vermont (10/23) • racked up 14 penalty minutes against Michigan Tech (12/10) • saw his first action in 13 games in a win at Nebraska Omaha (2/24).

High School: Played two seasons with the USHL's Waterloo Black Hawks under head coach P.K. O'Handley • was second among Black Hawk defensemen in scoring in 2010-11 with 23 points • was Waterloo's Fan's Choice Player of the Year • shared the Black Hawks' Unsung Hero and Community Service awards • played the 2008-09 season with the USHL's Sioux Falls Stampede under coach Kevin Hartzell • competed in the 2009 USHL All-Star Game • played high school hockey for Eden Prairie.

Personal: Undecided on a major • most memorable sports thrill was playing in the 2009 USHL All-Star Game • son of Thomas and Karen Thompson • born July 3, 1991.

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6/23/2016

The 96th season of Gopher Hockey will see the Maroon & Gold compete for an unprecedented sixth-straight regular-season conference championship.

Goligoski Signs Five-Year Deal with Arizona

6/22/2016

Goligoski’s last three seasons have been among his most productive campaigns in a 10-year NHL career including a career-best 42 points in 2013-14.

Gophers Invited to WJC Evaluation Camp

6/21/2016

Current Gophers Tommy Novak and Jack Sadek as well as signed prospects Ryan Lindgren and Rem Pitlick will compete to make the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team.

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