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.
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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.