Thompson made his Fort Wayne debut in 2015-16 while sharing the season with the AHL's San Antonio Rampage where he appeared in 32 games. Last year, Thompson scored career highs of 20 goals, 26 assists, 46 points and 55 penalty minutes in 65 games with the Komets. In 100 career regular-season games with Fort Wayne, the 27-year-old has posted totals of 31 goals and 45 assists for 76 points.
The Traverse City, Mich. native finished a four-year collegiate career with Ferris State in 2013-14 and made his pro debut logging a goal and two assists in seven AHL games with Binghamton at the end of the 2013-14 season.
Thompson skated the entire 2014-15 campaign with Binghamton scoring 14 points (6g-8a) in 65 games and has amassed 30 points (13g-17a) in 104 career AHL games.