Christian Thomas (RW)
- Played in first NHL game with the New York Rangers
- Led all Connecticut Whale rookies in goals with 19 and points with 35;
2011-12 Highlights - Had a game-high six shots on net in Whale regular-season finale 4/14 @ Syracuse…Posted his first two pro points with 1-1-2 in 5-4 shootout loss vs. Manchester 4/13…Made pro debut 4/7 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…Reassigned to Whale by NY Rangers from Oshawa (OHL) 4/4…Led Oshawa squad in regular-season points (67), and finished tied for team lead in goals (34)…Named Canadian Hockey League Player of the Week for the second time in his OHL career 12/6, after exploding for 3-6-9 in two games during the previous week...2010-11: Finished regular season second among OHL skaters in goals (54) and sixth in points (99)…Topped Oshawa club in postseason points (19) and goals (9), and led team in regular-season points, goals and assists (45)…Earned Canadian Hockey League Player of the Week honors 11/24, after notching 5-5-10 in the previous week’s two games…2009-10: Leading point (66) and goal-scorer (41) on Oshawa (OHL) squad…Transactions: Agreed to terms on NHL contract with NY Rangers 5/19/11...Drafted: NY Rangers 2nd rd. (40th ov.) 2010.