And now Derek Grant from the Ducks for a 4th.
Thompson is one dimensional, a defensive forward with little if any offensive ability, Grant however can score a bit and can play pretty much anywhere in the bottom six, winger or center. Big guy, plays big, loves to play the body, sneaky shot. Should be a god fit.
A very solid depth center I was expecting.
Not exactly him but someone cheap to provide depth and guy who can kill penalties and is very very good at faceoffs.
I like this I have to say. Only a 5th.
Yes good move Chuckles.
Thompson, at 35, is far from the beast he used to be in his younger days, but he still plays a pretty good brand of physical hockey.
I kept seeing many Flyers fans complain that the team was "too soft", and they they don't get "dirty enough" in the trenches, etc, etc...
Well....here ya go. Thompson, along with Grant, will go a ways to address some of that, without being big liabilities on the ice.
More importantly for Flyers fans, Thompson comes with a very reasonable price tag for the r