|Born||April 12, 1988 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
San Jose Sharks
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||177th overall, 2008|
San Jose Sharks
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Tommy played three seasons with the Miami Redhawks of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC).
After his freshman season, he was drafted by the San Jose Sharks at 177th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut on October 8, 2010 at the San Jose Sharks season premiere wearing jersey number 57.
Tommy scored his first career NHL goal in front of his hometown crowd in Chicago on January 15, 2012, against goaltender Corey Crawford. During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, he would play in Finland for KooKoo.
During the 2016–17 season, he contributed with 8 points in 37 games. On January 24, 2017, Tommy was traded to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for minor-league players Buddy Robinson, Zack Stortini and a 2017 7th round draft pick on January 24, 2017.
On July 1, 2017, having left the Senators as a free agent, he signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2006–07||Cedar Rapids RoughRiders||USHL||47||10||18||28||52||6||3||0||3||6|
|2010–11||San Jose Sharks||NHL||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||San Jose Sharks||NHL||33||3||6||9||18||5||0||1||1||7|
|2012–13||San Jose Sharks||NHL||42||5||8||13||26||11||0||2||2||6|
|2013–14||San Jose Sharks||NHL||77||16||22||38||35||7||0||3||3||4|
|2014–15||San Jose Sharks||NHL||75||15||21||36||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||San Jose Sharks||NHL||68||7||11||18||63||22||2||0||2||21|
|2016–17||San Jose Sharks||NHL||37||5||3||8||15||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
In 2011, Tommy graduated from Miami University with a degree in Accounting while playing in the AHL. He married his wife Molly Wingels (née Meyer) on July 12, 2014. On February 10, 2016, the couple welcomed a daughter named Greta.
Tomy is a member of the Advisory Board for You Can Play, a campaign dedicated to fighting homophobia in sports. He has also appeared in a video supporting the campaign & was a close friend of Brendan Burke, whose death was the catalyst for the formation of the organization.
In 2012, he was the Sharks' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, primarily for his work with "You Can Play".
On June 24, 2012, Tommy marched in the Chicago Pride Parade with the Chicago Gay Hockey Association.
On May 2, 2013, Tommy's work with "You Can Play" led him to be nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, an award given to player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution to his community.
Accolades[edit | edit source]
|NCAA All-Tournament Team||2009|
|All-CCHA Second Team||2009–10|