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Rangers trade Christian Thomas to Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Christian Thomas from the New York Rangers for prospect Danny Kristo. Thomas played one game for the Rangers last season, spending most of his time with the AHL's Connecticut Whale where he had 19 goals and 35 points in 73 games last season. He was drafted by the Rangers in the second round of the 2010 draft. ''Christian...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Call Up Christian Thomas

Though nothing has been officially announced by the team or any beat writers, it appears that the Rangers have called up winger Christian Thomas from the Connecticut Whale. Thomas, a 2nd round pick by the Rangers in 2010, has 24 points in his first season with the Connecticut Whale.  This call-up is perhaps a lot sooner than anticipated. Thomas is 20 and therefore older than...
Via NY Rangers Blog
February 22, 2013  |  1 Comment

Around the Farm: Thomas hitting offensive groove

Last night, Christian Thomas began showing why the Rangers selected him in the second round of the 2010 draft. Thomas wasn’t exactly a slouch on the score sheet prior to last night, with five points (2-3-5) in the first ten games, but last night Thomas added two goals and led the Whale to a 6-2 victory over Worcester. Both of Thomas’ goals came on the powerplay. Chris Kreider...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas running out of time?

Can Thomas Jr follow his father in to the NHL? Time is ticking. It may seem incredibly harsh to suggest Christian Thomas’ time as a legitimate prospect is expiring. However such is the media scrutiny on each individual performance, the impatience of fans and media alike, not to mention the enviable depth the Rangers enjoy that it’s a very real possibility that Christian Thomas...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 02, 2012  |  1 Comment

Thomas Has Good Shot to Make Rangers

Steve Zipay at Newsday feels that Christian Thomas has a good shot to make the Rangers at some point during the season.Zipay adds that JT Miller will likely start the season in Hartford.Jim Cerny at also touched on Thomas stating that the Rangers top prospect will get a look with Marian Gaborik out with a shoulder injury.Thomas had 34g, 33a in 55 games last year after...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas and McColgan look to make impact

Amid the hullabaloo of the President’s trophy race and the playoff shake down was the fact two Rangers draft picks played their first pro games this past weekend for the CT Whale. Christian Thomas, fresh from the Oshawa Generals, and Shane McColgan from the Kelowna Rockets both debuted in the 3-0 loss to Wilkes-Barre and will likely play out the AHL season dressed as members of...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas, McColgan Sign ATOs with Whale

The Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League announced today that they have signed prospects Christian Thomas and Shane McColgan to amateur tryout contracts. For both Thomas and McColgan, they have completed their four-year eligibility stint with their respective Junior teams, which were eliminated from the playoffs this past week.  Thomas, at only 5-foot-9, recorded 33...
Via The Rangers Tribune
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Crucial Period Ahead for Christian Thomas

After a season in which he reached 50 goals and played to a level where most considered him a blue chip prospect, it seems odd to suggest Christian Thomas’ next twelve months is almost a cross road for him in regards to his Rangers future. However, Thomas is indeed facing a critical period in his career. This season has been somewhat of a struggle for Thomas. Playing on a middling...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Christian Thomas' Chances of Making Canadian World Junior Team

New York Rangers Christian Thomas had lofty expectations heading into this season as he was coming off a tremendous 99 point (54G, 45A) campaign a year ago.  Thomas struggled out of the gate scoring only three points in his first eight games of the season.  He was picking up his game, scoring in five straight games (2G, 5A) before getting suspended 10 games because of a high sticking...
Via Bleeding All Blue
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Rangers Prospect Christian Thomas Suspended 10 Games For High-Stick

According to Jess Rubenstein over at The Prospect Park, Rangers prospect Christian Thomas has been suspended 10 games for a high sticking incident in Sunday's game against the London Knights.  Video of the incident Cannot agree with the punishment here considering in the video showing the punishment the league says that there was no intent and no serious injury to the...
Via Bleeding All Blue
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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