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Chris Thorburn

Chris Thorburn  #22

Winnipeg Jets  Right Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: June 3, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 235 DRAFTED: BUF / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (50th overall)
-Played in 600th NHL game on Apr. 4 vs. VAN -Passed Eric Boulton for franchise s all-time PIM leader on Feb. 8 vs. COL -Recorded two fighting majors (both: MacLeod) on Feb. 8 vs. COL -Recorded his 100th NHL point with an assist on Dec. 23 at CHI CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Recorded nine fighting majors during shortened 2012-13 NHL season -Set career-highs in goals (9) and points (19) with Atlanta in 2010-11 CAREER STATS WITH FRANCHISE (ATL/WPG) *110 points (43G, 67A) in 587 games
Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Buffalo, October 3, 2006. Traded to Atlanta by Pittsburgh for NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Pittsburgh selected Robert Bortuzzo) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 22, 2007. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016