Tage Thompson

Buffalo Sabres logo
Age 25 Oct 30, 1997
Phoenix USA
Right Wing shoots right
6'6" 198 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2025
Agent Jerry Buckley
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 26
Draft Round 1
Draft Team St. Louis Blues logo

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Transaction History
Dec 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored five goals -- two on the power play -- to go with a power-play assist and nine shots on goal in Wednesday's 9-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a power-play goal on four shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal and two assists in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Nov 30, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson notched a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal, earned an assist and registered a plus-1 rating during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning.
Nov 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal on eight shots and added three helpers in Tuesday's overwhelming 7-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Nov 16, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson supplied a power-play goal in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 12, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a shorthanded goal Saturday in a 3-1 loss to Boston.
Nov 11, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals, one on the power play, in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Nov 2, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Oct 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored three goals on nine shots and added three assists in Monday's 8-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals and added an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Oct 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson notched a power-play assist and two PIM in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Oct 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson produced a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Aug 30, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson signed a seven-year, $50 million contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday.
Apr 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the New York Islanders.
Apr 21, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson had two assists in Thursday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 17, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals on four shots in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson totaled a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Apr 2, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals in Friday's 4-3 win over the Pedators.
Mar 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a power-play goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 6-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals on five shots in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mar 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson notched an assist and five shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Mar 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal on five shots in Friday's 1-0 overtime win over the Calgary Flames.
Mar 13, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a short-handed goal and added an even-strength assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Feb 27, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored his 22nd goal of the season in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Feb 19, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored all three Sabres goals in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Feb 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson picked up two assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson logged an assist, five shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (undisclosed) will participate in Tuesday's game against Las Vegas, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Jan 30, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (undisclosed) will not play Sunday against the Colorado Avalanche.
Jan 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson notched an assist and three shots on goal in 15:49 of ice time in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes, but John Vogl of The Athletic reports the forward was limping after the game.
Jan 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals and an assist, all on the power play, in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson wasn't able to make the trip for Tuesday's matchup with Ottawa due to Canada's COVID-19 border restrictions, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Jan 14, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Friday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 10, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Jan 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
Dec 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (undisclosed) is expected to play Wednesday versus the New Jersey Devils, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 21, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson's undisclosed injury was deemed not serious by general manager Kevyn Adams, who indicated Thompson would have been a game-time call versus Columbus on Monday if the game hadn't been postponed, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Dec 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- to go with five shots in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 4, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Vincent Trocheck | Trocheck was ejected from Saturday's game versus the Buffalo Sabres after delivering a high hit on Tage Thompson, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Nov 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson notched a power-play assist, four shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored twice on four shots in a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.
Nov 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored two goals, one on the power play, in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Nov 21, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the New York Rangers.
Nov 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson recorded an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson recorded two assists and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Oct 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson netted a goal on four shots in Thursday's 5-1 season opening win against the Montreal Canadiens.
May 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a goal on three shots and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 8-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
May 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored a power-play goal on seven shots and added an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over the New York Islanders.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored an empty-net goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals.
Apr 7, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson picked up an assist in Tuesday's win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson scored the game-tying goal and had two shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers.
Mar 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (illness) will play in Monday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers.
Mar 27, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (illness) remains unavailable ahead of Saturday's game versus the Boston Bruins, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (illness) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (illness) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Jan 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson is expected to skate on the Buffalo Sabres' first line during Saturday's game versus the New Jersey Devils, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson is not dressed for Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and is a healthy scratch.
Jan 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson played on the third line during Monday's win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 18, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson has fully recovered from the shoulder surgery he underwent in January, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Oct 5, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Tage Thompson | Thompson (shoulder) signed a three-year, $4.2 million deal with Buffalo on Monday.
Oct 5, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | Signed RW Tage Thompson to a three-year, $4.2 million contract extension.
Nov 17, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Recalled RW Tage Thompson from Rochester (AHL).
Sep 30, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned RW Tage Thompson to Rochester (AHL).
Mar 28, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned RW Tage Thompson to San Antonio (AHL).
Jul 1, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Acquired C Ryan O'Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres for C Tage Thompson, LW Vladimir Sobotka, C Patrik Berglund, a protected 2019 first-round draft pick and a 2021 second-round draft pick.
Feb 24, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Recalled C Tage Thompson from San Antonio (AHL).
Feb 14, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Tage Thompson to San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 15, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Recalled RW Tage Thompson from San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 10, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Tage Thompson to San Antonio (AHL).
Dec 18, 2017 St. Louis Blues | Recalled C Tage Thompson from San Antonio (AHL).
Oct 13, 2017 St. Louis Blues | Assigned C Tage Thompson to San Antonio (AHL).
Mar 7, 2017 St. Louis Blues | Signed C Tage Thompson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Tage Thompson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 26 21 19 40 7 16
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Alaska All Stars 14U AA 14U AA 12 23 29 52 6 Playoffs 5 8 5 13 0
2011-2012 Mid Fairfield Rangers 14U AAA AYHL 14U 22 16 5 21 10
2012-2013 Long Island Royals 15U AAA AYHL 16UA 16 14 14 28 19
2012-2013 Elite Hockey Group OHL Cup 3 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 P.A.L. Junior Islanders 16U AAA USPHL 16U 16 17 14 31 8
2014-2015 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 64 12 14 26 32
2014-2015 USNTDP Juniors USHL 25 7 7 14 20
2014-2015 Team Red USA-S17 5 4 3 7 0
2014-2015 USA U18 WJC-18 7 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Univ. of Connecticut NCAA 36 14 18 32 12
2016-2017 Univ. of Connecticut NCAA 34 19 13 32 24
2016-2017 USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 4 5 4
2016-2017 Chicago Wolves AHL 16 1 1 2 2 Playoffs 10 2 1 3 0
2017-2018 St. Louis Blues NHL 41 3 6 9 12 439 31.03 44.82 -7.74 50.28 -1.02 0.41 0.96
2017-2018 San Antonio Rampage AHL 30 8 10 18 4
2017-2018 USA WC 10 1 2 3 16
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 7 5 12 20 716 29.17 40.77 -7.35 47.29 -2.72 0.50 0.84
2018-2019 Rochester Americans AHL 8 6 3 9 4 Playoffs 3 2 0 2 0
2019-2020 Rochester Americans AHL 16 6 6 12 8
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0 7 62.90 20.60 53.80 3.00
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 38 8 6 14 17 464 44.80 47.10 1.60 45.40 -0.50 0.39 1.03
2020-2021 USA WC 8 1 4 5 2
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 38 30 68 37 1,045 49.60 48.00 2.50 50.70 2.80 1.38 2.64
2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 26 21 19 40 16
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date August 30, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $50,000,000 8.66% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Cap Hit $7,142,858 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
UFA
AAV $7,142,858 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,142,858 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,142,858 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
Minors Salary $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
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Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date October 5, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
Standard Contract | 3 Years $4,200,000 1.72% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000
RFA
AAV $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,200,000 $1,400,000 $1,600,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,200,000 $1,400,000 $1,600,000
Minors Salary $1,200,000 $1,400,000 $1,600,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date March 7, 2017
Agent Jerry Buckley
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,412,500 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,137,500 $1,137,500 $1,137,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $212,500 $425,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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