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Chris Thorburn  #22

Winnipeg Jets  Right Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: June 3, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: BUF / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (50th overall)

CAREER NUMBERS AS A JET
* 91 points (33g, 58a) in 482 games
 
HOME: 26 GP; 1-3-4; +2              LAST 5 GAMES: 0-0-0; +/-0
ROAD: 29 GP; 1-6-7; -2               LAST 10 GAMES: 1-2-3; +1    

LAST GOAL: Feb. 4/14 at CAR
LAST ASSIST: Feb. 7/14 at STL
LAST POINT STREAK: N/A

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:
- Recorded his first fighting major of the season against Luke Gazdic on Oct. 1/13 at EDM (5-4W)
- Activated from IR on Oct. 26/13
- Recorded two assists Dec. 2/13 at NYR (5-2W)
- Played in his 450th franchise game Dec. 12/13 vs. COL (3-4SOL)
- Appeared in his 500th NHL game and recorded an assist Dec. 31/13 vs. BUF (3-0W)
- Recorded a fighting major on Jan. 4/14 (1-4 L) taking on Boston’s Zdeno Chara
- Recorded a pair of assists Jan. 16/14 at CGY (5-2W)
- Scored his first goal of the season Jan. 28/14 vs. NSH (3-4L)
- Scored the game-winner Feb. 4/14 at CAR (2-1W)

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

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres