Tommy Wingels

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Tommy Wingels
Born(1988-04-12) April 12, 1988 (age 24)
Evanston, IL, USA
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
PositionCentre
ShootsRight
NHL teamSan Jose Sharks
NHL Draft177th overall, 2008
San Jose Sharks
Playing career2010–present
 
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Tommy Wingels
Born(1988-04-12) April 12, 1988 (age 24)
Evanston, IL, USA
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
PositionCentre
ShootsRight
NHL teamSan Jose Sharks
NHL Draft177th overall, 2008
San Jose Sharks
Playing career2010–present

Tommy Wingels (born April 12, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey forward. He is a member of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Playing career

Wingels was drafted after his freshman collegiate year with the Miami Redhawks by the San Jose Sharks 177th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Wingels made his NHL debut on October 8, 2010 at the San Jose Sharks season premiere wearing jersey number 57. Wingels scored his first career NHL goal in front of his hometown crowd in Chicago on January 15, 2012 against goaltender Corey Crawford.[1]

You Can Play

Wingels is a member of the Advisory Board for You Can Play, a campaign dedicated to fighting homophobia in sports.[2] He has also appeared in a video supporting the campaign.[3] He was a close friend of Brendan Burke, whose death was the catalyst for the formation of the organization. Wingels was the Sharks' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 2012, primarily for his work with You Can Play. He intends to march in the Chicago Pride Parade on June 24th, 2012.[4]

Career statistics

Regular seasonPlayoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
2006–07Cedar Rapids RoughRidersUSHL471018285263036
2007–08Miami RedHawksCCHA4215142922
2008–09Miami RedHawksCCHA4111172866
2009–10Miami RedHawksCCHA4417254249
2010–11San Jose SharksNHL50000
2010–11Worcester SharksAHL6917133069
2011–12San Jose SharksNHL333691850117
2011–12Worcester SharksAHL291382128
NHL totals383691850117

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