PC Forward Tyce Thompson Signs With New Jersey Devils

Tyce Thompson Photo

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Providence College Press Release

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Providence College junior forward Tyce Thompson (Milford, Conn.) has signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils, forgoing his senior season with the Friars. The contract begins this season (2020-21) and he’ll report to New Jersey to begin his quarantine.

Thompson, a fourth-round pick of the Devils (96th overall) in the 2019 NHL Draft, led the Friars in scoring during the 2020-21 season with 25 points on 11 goals and 14 assists in 25 games played. The junior also recorded three power-play goals, a shorthanded goal and a game-winning goal this season while leading the team with 77 shots on goal.

A two-time Second Team Hockey East All-Star, Hobey Baker Award nominee and Walter Brown Award semifinalist, Thompson finished his career at Providence with 94 points (38-56-94) in 101 games played. He finished with a +18 rating, 13 power-play goals and seven game-winning goals during his collegiate career and finished third in the 2019-20 NCAA scoring race with 44 points.

For more updates on the Providence College men’s hockey program, follow the team on Twitter @FriarsHockey.

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