|Born||April 12, 1988 (1988-04-12) |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
|NHL team||San Jose Sharks|
|NHL Draft||177th overall, 2008|
San Jose Sharks
Tommy Wingels (born on 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).
Tommy was drafted after his freshman collegiate year with the Miami Redhawks by the San Jose Sharks 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.
On January 15, 2012, Tommy scored his first career NHL goal in front of his hometown crowd in Chicago on January 15, 2012 against goaltender Corey Crawford.
|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|
|All-CCHA Second Team||2009–10|
Tommy 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. He was a close friend of Brendan Burke whose death was the catalyst for the formation of the organization.
Tommy 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.
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.