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Tiny Thompson

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 5-10 ▪ Weight: 160 lbs.

Born: May 31, 1903 in Sandon, British Columbia
Died: February 9, 1981
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1959 (Full List)


Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 20, 2014 2:25 PM

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
1928-29 25 BOS NHL 44 26 13 5 52 1.15 12 2710 9.3 0 0 0 0
1929-30 26 BOS NHL 44 38 5 1 98 2.19 3 2680 10.0 0 0 0 0 Vezina-1
1930-31 27 BOS NHL 44 28 10 6 90 1.98 3 2730 9.1 0 0 0 0 AS-2
1931-32 28 BOS NHL 43 13 19 11 103 2.29 9 2698 7.6 0 0 0 0
1932-33 29 BOS NHL 48 25 15 8 88 1.76 11 3000 10.8 0 0 0 0 Vezina-1
1933-34 30 BOS NHL 48 18 25 5 130 2.62 5 2980 6.1 0 0 0 0
1934-35 31 BOS NHL 48 26 16 6 112 2.26 8 2970 9.0 0 0 0 0 AS-2
1935-36 32 BOS NHL 48 22 20 6 82 1.68 10 2930 10.4 0 1 1 0 AS-1,Vezina-1
1936-37 33 BOS NHL 48 23 18 7 110 2.22 6 2970 8.8 0 0 0 0 Hart-4
1937-38 34 BOS NHL 48 30 11 7 89 1.80 7 2970 11.5 0 0 0 0 AS-1,Vezina-1
1938-39 35 TOT NHL 44 19 18 7 109 2.42 4 2707 7.5 0 0 0 0
1938-39 35 BOS NHL 5 3 1 1 8 1.55 0 310 1.4 0 0 0 0
1938-39 35 DET NHL 39 16 17 6 101 2.53 4 2397 6.1 0 0 0 0
1939-40 36 DET NHL 46 16 24 6 120 2.54 3 2830 7.0 0 0 0 0
11 yrs BOS NHL 468 252 153 63 962 1.99 74 28948 94.1 0 1 1 0
2 yrs DET NHL 85 32 41 12 221 2.54 7 5227 13.1 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 553 284 194 75 1183 2.08 81 34175 107.2 0 1 1 0

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1928-29 25 BOS NHL SC 5 5 0 0 3 0.60 3 300 0 0 0 0
1929-30 26 BOS NHL 6 3 3 0 12 1.67 0 432 0 0 0 0
1930-31 27 BOS NHL 5 2 3 0 13 2.27 0 343 0 0 0 0
1932-33 29 BOS NHL 5 2 3 0 9 1.23 0 438 0 0 0 0
1934-35 31 BOS NHL 4 1 3 0 7 1.53 1 275 0 0 0 0
1935-36 32 BOS NHL 2 1 1 0 8 4.00 1 120 0 0 0 0
1936-37 33 BOS NHL 3 1 2 8 2.67 1 180 0 0 0 0
1937-38 34 BOS NHL 3 0 3 6 1.70 0 212 0 0 0 0
1938-39 35 DET NHL 6 3 3 15 2.41 1 374 0 0 0 0
1939-40 36 DET NHL 5 2 3 12 2.40 0 300 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 1 44 20 24 0 93 1.88 7 2974 0 0 0 0

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1924-25 21 Duluth Hornets USAHA 40 17 20 3 59 1.84 11 1920 0 0 0 0
1925-26 22 Minneapolis Millers CHL 36 59 1.64 10 2160 0 0 0 0
1926-27 23 Minneapolis Millers AHA 38 17 11 10 51 1.36 9 2253 0 0 0 0
1927-28 24 Minneapolis Millers AHA 40 28 7 5 51 1.24 12 2475 0 0 0 0
1940-41 37 Buffalo Bisons AHL 1 0 0 0 1 1.50 0 40 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHA 78 45 18 15 102 1.29 21 4728 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season AHL 1 0 0 0 1 1.50 0 40 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season CHL 36 59 1.64 10 2160 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season USAHA 40 17 20 3 59 1.84 11 1920 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1919-20 16 Calgary Monarchs M-Cup 2 1 0 1 11 5.50 0 120
1923-24 20 Bellevue Bulldogs Al-Cup 4 1 2 1 10 2.50 1 240
1925-26 22 Minneapolis Millers CHL 3 3 0 0 1 0.33 2 180
1926-27 23 Minneapolis Millers AHA 6 3 3 0 8 1.33 1 361
1927-28 24 Minneapolis Millers AHA 8 4 0 4 3 0.35 5 520
1942-43 39 Calgary RCAF Mustangs CNDHL 4 11 0
Career 2 Seasons AHA 14 7 3 4 11 0.75 6 881
Career 1 Season Al-Cup 4 1 2 1 10 2.50 1 240
Career 1 Season CHL 3 3 0 0 1 0.33 2 180
Career 1 Season CNDHL 4 11 0
Career 1 Season M-Cup 2 1 0 1 11 5.50 0 120

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Tiny Thompson 11.5 10.8 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.1 9.0 8.8 7.6 7.5 7.0 6.1
Turk Broda 92.0 13.2 13.0 11.6 10.9 10.2 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.3 2.3
Clint Benedict 86.4 10.4 8.1 7.6 7.0 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.6 3.7
George Hainsworth 85.2 12.6 11.8 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.0 7.7 7.6 7.3 0.9
Terry Sawchuk 84.6 17.0 17.0 15.6 14.8 14.2 10.9 10.4 10.3 9.6 6.6 5.3 1.5
Roberto Luongo 84.4 20.9 18.5 17.1 14.4 14.4 13.6 11.8 11.6 11.1 10.7 10.6 4.4
Tony Esposito 84.2 18.2 15.2 14.7 14.0 14.0 13.2 13.2 13.0 12.6 11.2 10.1 2.3
Glenn Hall 83.8 14.8 14.6 14.5 14.0 13.8 13.6 13.5 11.0 10.8 8.4 1.5 0.7
Jacques Plante 83.5 15.6 15.6 15.0 14.2 13.9 13.2 11.4 10.8 7.2 6.4 4.5 0.9
Frank Brimsek 82.9 11.4 11.3 11.0 10.9 10.7 10.4 9.0 8.6 6.2 5.9
Harry Lumley 82.8 16.1 16.0 13.0 12.7 11.9 11.7 9.2 9.0 7.5 5.0 2.6 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Tiny Thompson 11.5 10.8 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.1 9.0 8.8 7.6 7.5 7.0 6.1
Turk Broda 92.3 13.2 13.0 11.6 10.9 10.2 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.3 6.6 2.3 -0.1
Glenn Hall 86.1 14.8 14.6 14.5 14.0 13.8 13.6 13.5 12.6 11.0 10.8 9.4 9.1 8.4 6.6 6.1 2.7 1.5 0.7
Clint Benedict 85.6 10.4 8.1 7.6 7.0 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.6 3.7 1.8
George Hainsworth 85.2 12.6 11.8 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.0 7.7 7.6 7.3 0.9
Harry Lumley 85.1 16.1 16.0 13.0 12.7 11.9 11.7 9.2 9.0 8.4 7.5 5.0 4.6 3.6 2.6 2.3 0.1
Roberto Luongo 84.4 20.9 18.5 17.1 14.4 14.4 13.6 11.8 11.6 11.1 10.7 10.6 4.4 3.1
Terry Sawchuk 83.0 17.0 17.0 15.6 14.8 14.2 10.9 10.4 10.3 9.6 9.3 9.2 7.0 6.6 5.9 5.3 4.2 4.2 3.9 2.1 1.5 1.1
Frank Brimsek 82.9 11.4 11.3 11.0 10.9 10.7 10.4 9.0 8.6 6.2 5.9
Jacques Plante 82.8 15.6 15.6 15.0 14.2 13.9 13.2 11.4 10.8 10.6 9.2 7.4 7.2 7.1 6.6 6.4 4.5 3.6 0.9
Tony Esposito 82.7 18.2 15.2 14.7 14.0 14.0 13.2 13.2 13.0 12.6 11.2 10.8 10.1 7.4 6.3 2.7 2.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 8, 1926: Signed as a free agent by Minneapolis (AHA), June 8, 1926.

May 12, 1928: Traded to Boston by Minneapolis (AHA) for cash, May 12, 1928.

November 15, 1928: Recorded shutout (1-0) in NHL debut vs. Pittsburgh, November 15, 1928.

November 28, 1938: Traded to Detroit by Boston for the rights to Normie Smith and $15,000, November 28, 1938.

October 11, 1940: Named Head Coach of Buffalo (AHL), October 11, 1940.

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