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Brad Thiessen | Goalie

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/19/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180

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Brad Thiessen has accepted a professional tryout offer from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Thiessen had a 3.11 GAA and .902 save percentage in 34 contests with the AHL's Adirondack Flames. He played in five games with the Pittsburgh Penguins back in 2011-2012, but he hasn't been back to the NHL since. Sep 16 - 5:04 PM

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Brad Thiessen is heading back to the AHL Adirondack Flames.

Joni Ortio has been summoned to take over the backup duties. Thiessen has a 3.02 GAA and .905 save percentage in 32 AHL contests in 2014-15. He didn't play with Calgary during his recent stint.
Apr 9 - 12:36 PM

The Calgary Flames have recalled goalie Brad Thiessen.

Thiessen, 28, has not played in an NHL regular-season game since the five he played for in Pittsburgh in 2011-12. He will replace the injured Karri Ramo as the backup to Jonas Hiller.
Apr 5 - 4:20 PM

Brad Thiessen stopped 10-11 shots sent his way by Vancouver in Thursday night's loss.

Thiessen got his first taste of preseason action, playing the final 17:56. The 28-year-old has not played in an NHL regular season game since the five he played in for Pittsburgh in 2011-12.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 01:17:00 AM

Brad Thiessen agreed to a one-year deal with Calgary.

He will earn $550,000 at the NHL level and $115,000 in the AHL. "We just needed some depth in that position," said assistant GM Craig Conroy. "Thiessen was a guy at the top of our list. We were excited to get him."
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 08:58:00 AM

Brad Thiessen has been waived by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Thiessen has a 2.69 GAA and .904 save percentage in 15 AHL contests this season. He's 26 years old and has participated in five NHL contests.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 02:15:00 PM

Brad Thiessen kicked out all 30 Worcester Sharks shots in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' 3-0 victory Saturday night.

This victory snapped Thiessen's personal five-game losing streak. He has a 3.11 GAA and .894 save percentage in 12 AHL games this season.
Sat, Jan 5, 2013 10:22:00 PM

Brad Thiessen has agreed to terms on a minor-league deal with Pittsburgh's AHL farm club in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

In 41 AHL games last season, Thiessen posted a 23-15-2 record with a 2.82 goals-against average and a .887 save percentage. He also made his NHL debut on Feb. 26 with a 22-save win over Columbus. Thiessen won three contests in five appearances, but a poor game against Ottawa, where he allowed eight goals on 28 shots, sabotaged his statistics.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 09:50:00 AM

Brad Thiessen has re-signed with the Penguins for one season.

The Pens' third-string goalie behind Marc-Andre Fleury and Tomas Vokoun was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent Sunday at noon. The deal will pay Thiessen $525,000 if he is with the Penguins but much less if he plays in the AHL.
Sun, Jul 1, 2012 10:04:00 AM

Brad Thiessen has been returned to the minors.

The Penguins will get backup netminder back in their lineup Thursday night, so Thiessen will return to starting for AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He has appeared in five games with Pittsburgh this season, while compiling a 3-1-0 record with an .858 save percentage and a 3.72 GAA.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 05:07:00 PM

Brad Thiessen saved only 20 of 28 shots in an 8-4 defeat Saturday night.

This was Thiessen's fourth and easily worst NHL start. He allowed four goals on 12 shots in the second period.
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 10:10:00 PM

Brad Thiessen will get the nod on Saturday.

Thiessen has won all three of his NHL starts. He has a 2.68 GAA and .897 save percentage with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sat, Mar 24, 2012 12:53:00 PM

Brad Thiessen stopped 26 of 30 shots en route to an 8-4 win over Winnipeg Tuesday night.

Marc-Andre Fleury got the night off and Thiessen capitalized on the Jets' struggles away from home to earn himself a victory.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 10:21:00 PM

Coach Dan Bylsma will go with Brad Thiessen between the pipes tonight against visiting Winnipeg.

Tonight will mark Thiessen’s third start in the NHL. He won his previous two over Toronto (March 7) and Columbus (Feb. 26) while allowing a pair of goals in each contest.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 02:28:00 PM

Brad Thiessen, subbing in as the Pittsburgh Penguins' starting goalie for Marc-Andre Fleury, stopped 22 of 24 shots in his team's 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night.

It was Thiessen's second start in the National Hockey League. He won his only other NHL game, also blocking 22 of 24 shots, in a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets back on Feb. 26.
Wed, Mar 7, 2012 10:15:00 PM

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