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Nate Thompson | Center | #44

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/5/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 214
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 6 (183) / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Nate Thompson scored his first goal with Los Angeles on Thursday.
It was also Thompson's first marker since Dec. 16, back when he was with Ottawa. He has five goals and 14 points in 52 contests this season. That includes three points in nine games with the Kings. Mar 2 - 5:17 AM

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Nate Thompson registered an assist in the Kings' 3-1 win against Chicago on Monday.

It was Thompson's first point in three games with Los Angeles since being acquired from Ottawa. He had four goals and 11 points in 43 contests prior to the trade.
Feb 20 - 5:07 AM

Nate Thompson made his debut for the Kings on Thursday.

Thompson, who was acquired from Ottawa Tuesday night, was also returning after missing four games with a lower-body injury. He logged 12:41 minutes in his Kings debut and was credited with two hits and a blocked shot.
Feb 16 - 10:26 AM

It looks like Nate Thompson (lower body) will be able to make his Kings debut on Thursday.

Los Angeles acquired Thompson from Ottawa Tuesday night. Based on Thursday's practice lines, Thompson will likely play alongside Andy Andreoff and Michael Amadio.
Feb 15 - 1:33 PM

Nate Thompson might be able to return from his lower-body injury on Thursday.

If Thompson is able to play then he'll be making his Kings debut. The Kings acquired him on Tuesday along with Dion Phaneuf in exchange for Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore. Thompson has four goals and 11 points in 43 games this season.
Feb 15 - 4:52 AM

Nate Thompson is headed to Los Angeles as part of a deal that sent Dion Phaneuf to the Kings in exchange for Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore.

Thompson has missed 12 of the last 16 games with a lower-body injury. He has 11 points in 43 matches this campaign.
Feb 13 - 9:55 PM

Nate Thompson (lower body) won't be ready to return Tuesday against Pittsburgh.

This will be 12th game he has missed in the past 16 due to injury, including his fourth consecutive absence. The Senators will bring someone up from the minors.
Feb 12 - 12:47 PM

Nate Thompson (lower body) could be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

Thompson sat for a third straight game Saturday. He has missed 11 of the past 15 matches due to an undisclosed ailment that is believed to be related to a lower-body issue.
Feb 12 - 11:04 AM

Nate Thompson (lower body) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against Nashville.

Coach Guy Boucher said after Wednesday's practice that Thompson would sit for a second straight game. He dealt with a lower-body injury throughout January and it appears as though he needs more time to recover.
Feb 8 - 10:07 AM

Nate Thompson is back on the sidelines with a lower-body injury.

Thompson played in Ottawa's last three games, but this is apparently a problem that is lingering. The ailment kept him on the shelf for the majority of January.
Feb 6 - 12:22 PM

Nate Thompson (lower body) may be ready to return Thursday against Anaheim.

Thompson's status will be determined after the morning skate. He hasn't played since Jan. 18 and he has missed eight of the last nine games. "Maybe I could have taken a bit longer (the last time), but you just don't know and stuff happens," Thompson said. "That's why we're being cautious this time around and make sure we're ready to go so that, when I do come back, I feel good."
Feb 1 - 10:10 AM

Nate Thompson (lower body) will not suit up against the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Thompson missed three games because of a lower-body injury earlier this month, but he was able to return to the lineup on Thursday night against St. Louis. Now, he'll be forced to miss more time. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Jan 20 - 11:24 AM

Nate Thompson (lower body) will return to the Senators' lineup Thursday night.

Thompson was sidelined for three consecutive games. That time off plus the bye week that the Senators are now coming off has given him a chance to reset. "Not only do you get a break physically," said Thompson. "But I think the biggest thing with the bye week is the mental break where you're able to recharge and come back rejuvenated and ready to go." He has four goals and 11 points in 39 contests this season.
Jan 18 - 4:26 PM

Nate Thompson (lower body) might be available to play Thursday.

Thompson took part in a full workout on Wednesday and coach Guy Boucher is cautiously optimistic about he forward's status. He sat out three games before the break with a lower-body injury.
Jan 18 - 9:41 AM

Nate Thompson suffered a lower-body injury in Friday's game against San Jose.

Thompson left early in the first period after logging just 1:09 of ice time and didn't return. An update on his condition wasn't provided after the match.
Jan 6 - 11:17 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Torrey Mitchell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Alex Iafallo
2Tanner Pearson
3Adrian Kempe
4Kyle Clifford
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Dustin Brown
3Trevor Lewis
4Tobias Rieder
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Dion Phaneuf
5Derek Forbort
6Christian Folin
7Kevin Gravel
G1Jonathan Quick
2Peter Budaj
3Jack Campbell