Tage Thompson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sabres’ Tage Thompson day-to-day with upper-body injury

    Daily Faceoff "The Buffalo Sabres announced Monday that star forward Tage Thompson is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury and will miss tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens.  The injury occurred during Friday night’s 5-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils...." March 27

  • Tage Thompson could do something that has never been done in NHL history

    ESPN "Tage Thompson is that create-a-player gamers would dream about only to discover their fantasy became a real-life NHL forward. He is that person who in a single discussion can make skills coaches go from sounding like trained professionals to full-on fans in a matter of minutes. Words such..." March 24

  • Sabres' Rasmus Dahlin replaces injured Tage Thompson at All-Star Game

    The Score "Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin will replace his injured teammate Tage Thompson at the 2023 All-Star Game, the NHL announced Thursday. Thompson left Wednesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes early due to an upper-body injury. The..." February 02

  • How Tage Thompson became the NHL’s unlikeliest superstar

    The Athletic "On Dec. 7, Mike Cavanaugh was out to dinner and his phone wouldn’t stop vibrating. UConn’s head hockey coach excused himself from the table to check his phone. When he opened it, he had 17 text messages and wondered, “What is going on?” Then he looked..." February 02

  • Tage Thompson’s Sabres star turn is a reminder not to judge NHL trades too soon

    The Athletic "One of the things I’ll never forget from my years doing this job is the night the Los Angeles Kings ended their 45-year Stanley Cup drought in June 2012 and the way general manager Dean Lombardi began his media availability. Before any of us could get a question in,..." January 05

  • Revisiting Tage Thompson: Were the signs of greatness there from the start?

    Daily Faceoff "If you followed Tage Thompson around the time he was drafted, there was some serious intrigue. Here was this massive kid with a big smile that seemed to really turn things when it mattered. Big players can be typecast – he was 6-foot-5 and still kind of lanky at the time. He had..." December 20

  • Tage Thompson and the 5 incorrect lessons that bad NHL GMs will learn from him

    The Athletic "It’s Tage Thompson’s world, and we’re all just living in it. The Sabres’ forward has become the star of the season. One year removed from what we thought was a breakout campaign that saw him leap from single-digit goal totals to a stunning 38,..." December 13

  • Five reasons why Tage Thompson’s career has taken off

    Daily Faceoff "Five years ago I didn’t think Tage Thompson was going to be a full-time NHL player. Now the Buffalo Sabres forward is one of the top snipers in the world. You read that right. I said ‘in the world.’ Thompson has scored 14 goals in 22 games this season, a pace ahead..." November 30