Steve Thomas

Ice Hockey Player
Born Jul 15, 1963

Stephen Antony "Stumpy” Thomas is a retired English-born Canadian ice hockey right winger who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Detroit Red Wings. He is currently a player development consultant for the Tampa Bay Lightning.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on July 15, 1963.


1984 20 Years Old Thomas went undrafted after his junior career but signed as a Free Agent with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He began his NHL career in the 1984–85 season. … Read More
1985 21 Years Old Prior to playing in the NHL Thomas won the Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award in 1985 as the top rookie in the American Hockey League, while playing for the St. Catharines Saints.
1986 22 Years Old He developed into a bona-fide NHL goal scorer with Toronto, scoring 35 goals in the 1986–87 season.
1991 27 Years Old He was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks that summer and played for Chicago until 1991–92 and was then traded to the New York Islanders.
1992 28 Years Old It would be with the Islanders that Thomas would have his best years. In the 1992–93 season, Thomas scored 37 goals and 50 assists for a career-high of 87 points. … Read More


2002 38 Years Old Despite being considered a great playoff player, Thomas was never able to capture a Stanley Cup in his career. He came close in 2002–03 when his Mighty Ducks of Anaheim made it to the Stanley Cup Finals, the first of his and the team's, but they lost to the New Jersey Devils in a hard fought 7 games.


2004 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Thomas signed a one-year contract (2003–2004) with the Detroit Red Wings before the 2004–05 NHL lockout and proved effective playing on a line with youngster Pavel Datsyuk and Brett Hull. … Read More
On September 3, 2010, Thomas was named player development consultant for the Tampa Bay Lightning, working with former Red Wings teammate Steve Yzerman, who serves as Tampa Bay's general manager. … Read More


2016 53 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On June 30, 2016, he was named assistant coach for the St. Louis Blues. … Read More
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