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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
Contract: view contract details

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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. Oct 19 - 7:52 PM

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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

Chris Thorburn was promoted to a line with Adam Lowry and Evander Kane on Tuesday night.

He made the most of it with a goal and an assist in Winnipeg's 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh. The trio combined for seven points in the match. "Every time you get points with new guys, there's a little bit of excitement," said Thorburn. "We made some good plays out there, some simple plays using our size and we got rewarded for it." He has seven points this season, with three goals and one assist coming in his last four matches.
Wed, Jan 28, 2015 08:22:00 AM

Chris Thorburn will likely replace T.J. Galiardi on the Jet's fourth line Saturday against Nashville.

No huge fantasy ramifications here. Just an FYI.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 02:02:00 PM

Forward Chris Thorburn has agreed to re-sign with the Winnipeg Jets for three years at an average annual value of $1.2 million.

Thorburn is far from a central cog in the Jets game plan, but he's a useful player nonetheless and is signed on reasonable terms. He has no fantasy value.
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 10:06:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets updated that Chris Thorburn is out indefinitely with a broken talus (foot).

His main contributions fantasy-wise come in PIM (65) and hits (108), but those factors aren't enough to make him worth a roster spot, so JFYI. His teammate Jim Slater is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, too.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 12:44:00 PM

Chris Thorburn will be out of the Jets' lineup for at least the next two games due to a foot injury.

He took a shot of his skate in Friday night's game and will need some time to recover.
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 02:14:00 PM

Chris Thorburn (upper body) will rejoin the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.

Thorburn has been sidelined for three straight contests. He has 11 points and 65 penalty minutes in 53 games this season.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 12:13:00 PM

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C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Kyle Connor
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