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Chris Thorburn
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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 Playoffs CAREER *0 points (0G, 0A) in 3 games AS A JET *0 points (0G, 0A) in 3 games 2015 PLAYOFFS HOME: 1 GP; 0-0-0; +/-0 ROAD: 2 GP; 0-0-0; +/-0 LAST GOAL: N/A LAST ASSIST: N/A PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: -Played in his first NHL playoff game in Anaheim as a member of the Winnipeg Jets on Apr.16/15 after playing 604 regular season 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.
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He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter