July 15, 1963 Stockport, ENG, GBR
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
NHL Toronto Maple Leafs Chicago Blackhawks
New York Islanders New Jersey Devils
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Detroit Red Wings
This right winger played 20 seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Detroit Red Wings.
Thomas went undrafted after his junior career but signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He began his NHL career in the 1984â€“85 season.
He developed into a key goal scorer with Toronto, scoring 35 goals in the 1986â€“87 season. He was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in 1987 and played for Chicago until 1991â€“92 before being traded to the New York Islanders.
He had his best years with the Islanders. In the 1992â€“93 season, Thomas scored 37 goals and 50 assists for a career-high of 87 points.
He is currently a player development consultant for the Tampa Bay Lightning.