Home Features

First-Round NHL Draft Pick Thompson Signs with Wolves

March 9, 2017

The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday that center Tage Thompson, a first-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft, has signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with the club.

Tage Thompson HeadshotThe 19-year-old just finished his sophomore season at the University of Connecticut, where he led the Huskies with 19 goals and 32 points through 34 games. Thompson skated in 36 contests during his freshman campaign and collected 32 points (14G, 18A).

Thompson has elected to forgo his remaining two seasons at Connecticut to sign a three-year entry-level NHL contract with the St. Louis Blues that begins with the 2017-18 campaign.

Thompson won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2017 World Junior Championship in Toronto. In 2015, he also claimed gold with the United States at the Under-18 World Championship when the U.S. topped Finland 2-1 in overtime.

Prior to college, the Connecticut native was a member of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program based in Michigan. He appeared in 89 games and registered 40 points (19G, 21A).

He is the son of former NHL defenseman and current Bridgeport Sound Tigers head coach Brent Thompson.

Chicago concludes a six-game homestand at Allstate Arena on Thursday (March 9) against the reigning Calder Cup champion Cleveland Monsters as the Wolves go for their seventh straight win overall and ninth consecutive at home. Puck drop is 7 p.m. for Craft Beer Night and he game will stream live on AHLLive.com. For ticket information or complete 2016-17 game and broadcast schedules, visit ChicagoWolves.com.


Wolves add 12 players, announce training camp roster and schedule

The Chicago Wolves announced Saturday that 12 players have been transferred to the team from the Vegas Golden Knights training camp as the ...


Wolves welcome Wagner, Weis and Gallant

The Chicago Wolves announced Tuesday that forwards Ryan Wagner, Matthew Weis and Alex Gallant have been released from Vegas Golden Knights t...


American Hockey League partners with HockeyTech to launch new streaming platform

The American Hockey League today announced an enhanced partnership with HockeyTech and the launch of a brand-new streaming platform: AHLTV....

AHLTV Goalie

Where are They Now: Player Tracker

The place to find the latest Chicago Wolves-related personnel transactions for players rostered during the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons....


Wolves’ single-game tickets on sale Friday

Individual tickets for all home games during the Chicago Wolves’ 25th anniversary season go on sale at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. Tickets...