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Chris Thorburn | Winger | #22

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 235
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 2 (50) / BUF
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Chris Thorburn played in his 700th NHL game on Thursday night.
"The first thing is that’s 700 the hard way, 700 means that he started when there was almost a fight a night," said head coach Paul Maurice. "Whether you got into one or not, that’s on his pedigree. The mental toughness to be willing to do what you need to do in that role is as demanding as any role in pro sports. I’ve never played that role, so I’m not sure where fear sits in it, but you certainly have an awareness and anticipation." Nov 19 - 9:48 AM

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Chris Thorburn fought Kyle Clifford during Sunday's 3-2 shootout win over the Kings.

Mark it three straight games for Thorburn with a fight, and four straight with some PIMs. He has 28 on the season through 12 games. This is tantalizing news if you're in the right league.
Nov 13 - 6:42 PM

Chris Thorburn (personal) was back in the lineup on Friday.

Thorburn took Thursday's game off because his wife had a baby. He had a minus-one rating in 9:01 minutes of ice time Friday night.
Nov 5 - 4:36 AM

Chris Thorburn (personal) won't play Thursday.

He took a "family day" to welcome a new baby into the world. Thorburn has no points and nine penalty minutes in six matches this year.
Nov 3 - 3:36 PM

Chris Thorburn will be back in the fold on Tuesday night.

His only game of the season to this point was on Oct. 15 against Minnesota when he saw a little less than six minutes of ice time. Thorburn will replace rookie Kyle Connor in the lineup.
Oct 25 - 3:30 PM

Chris Thorburn and Mark Stuart will not play in Sunday's Heritage Classic against the Oilers.

Surely a disappointing result for both veterans, but not one that should be surprising. They've combined for just 16:58 of total ice time this season in a game each with nothing to show for their efforts.
Oct 23 - 1:00 PM

Chris Thorburn and Mart Stuart are the healthy scratches when the Maple Leafs pay a visit to Winnipeg on Wednesday night.

Thorburn appeared in all 82 games for the Jets in 2015-16 and only missed one game in the previous two seasons, however he's only dressed for one game in this young 2016-17 season. Veteran Mark Stuart has also appeared in only one game, an 11 minutes affair with one shot on goal. Both players have little fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 19 - 7:52 PM

Chris Thorburn fought Mike Weber on Sunday night during Winnipeg's 4-2 win over Buffalo.

After Weber rubbed out Nikolaj Ehlers in a less than friendly fashion early on in the second period, Thorburn made sure to exact some immediate revenge. He also collected three hits and won half his draws during his 12:29 of work.
Jan 10 - 7:23 PM

Chris Thorburn scored in Winnipeg's 3-1 loss to Chicago.

Thorburn provided the only goal for his club as the Jets were unable to solve Corey Crawford, ultimately dropping the contest by a score of 3-1. Thorburn's goal came in the second period and tied the game at one. He has four goals and six points in 28 games this season, including three points in his last 11 games.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 09:19:00 PM

Chris Thorburn scored the game-winning in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Thorburn scored a shorthanded goal at the 11:09 mark of the third period to break a 2-2 tie. "I didn't think I had much time. I didn't want to get stripped, poke-checked or checked, so it was a matter of getting at least a shot off," said Thorburn. "I was lucky that (Lindback) went down and it squeezed through his arm there. The 32-year-old had three goals and four points in 21 games.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 09:01:00 AM

Chris Thorburn scored Winnipeg's only goal in Sunday's 5-1 loss to Montreal.

He registered the only goal of the third period after the Canadiens had already established a 5-0 lead. Mark Scheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers picked up assists on Thorburn's second marker of the year.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 09:20:00 AM

Chris Thorburn sustained a foot injury in Tuesday's preseason game against Minnesota.

He should be considered day-to-day at this time. Thorburn had 14 points and 76 penalty minutes in 81 games last season with the Jets.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 09:27:00 AM

Chris Thorburn scored Tuesday's only goal in a big win over the Blues.

The goal snapped a 21-game goal drought, and was his seventh of the season. He now has 14 points, and has recorded double-digit point totals in all but one of his nine career seasons.
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 01:50:00 AM

Chris Thorburn had 12 minutes in penalties this past Sunday against Colorado to move into first place on the Atlanta Thrashers/Jets all-time list.

He has 650 career penalty minutes with the organizations. Thorburn fought Cody McLeod twice in the match and he was assessed a minor infraction for holding the stick. Thorburn added an assist in the match to give him eight points in 55 games.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 08:43:00 AM

Chris Thorburn believes the Jets will be fine despite their recent six-game winless streak.

"We had good teams. We just didn't get the success when we needed it," Thorburn said. "This is a totally different group, a different build, and there's a lot of confidence to turn this thing around, especially in this room. We know what we have. We know what we're capable of. We've done it pretty much the whole course of the year. It's just a matter of getting that one win to get us out of the hole."
Sun, Feb 8, 2015 11:35:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Marko Dano
4Adam Lowry
5Kyle Connor
6Andrew Copp
7Nic Petan
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Shawn Matthias
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Drew Stafford
4Joel Armia
5Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Josh Morrissey
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Paul Postma
8Jacob Trouba
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson