|Hometown:||Traverse City, Mich.|
|Team:||Traverse City (NAHL)|
Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.
Freshman (2010-11 Season): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Earned CCHA Rookie of the Week plaudits (10/18).
High School/Juniors: Played the three seasons (2007-08, 2008-09, and 2009-10) with the Traverse City (Mich.) North Stars of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) . . . Coached by Anthony Palumbo and a teammate of Ferris State freshman Andy Huff and sophomore Kyle Bonis . . . Among eight NAHL nominees for the 2010 Junior Player of the Year as USA Hockey's outstanding American-born junior hockey player . . . Produced a team second-most 50 points on a squad-leading 24 goals with 26 assists in 57 2009-10 outings at Traverse City . . . Totaled six power-play goals and four game-winning lamplighters to go with a plus 30 efficiency rating in 2009-10 regular season . . . Notched 10 points on six goals (two game winners) and four assists in 10 playoff encounters as the North Stars were crowned 2010 NAHL North Division Playoff Champions . . . Tied for 25th place on NAHL's overall points leaders list and also among league's top-scoring forwards . . . Amassed 80 career points on 40 goals (six game winners) and assists apiece in 121 outings during his three-year Traverse City career . . . Concluded juniors career ranking fifth among Traverse City's all-time scoring leaders and is one of five North Stars in club history to register 40 career goals and five skaters ever to turn in a 50-points season . . . Compiled 23 points on 11 goals and 12 helpers in 40 regular-season outings for the 2008-09 campaign . . . Garnered seven points with five markers and two assists in 24 2007-08 regular-season appearances . . . Placed tied for 145th place in NAHL overall scoring and finished in a 131st-place tie among league's forward in most points for the 2008-09 season . . . A 2008 graduate of Traverse City (Mich.) Central High School . . . Played hockey in his initial two prep seasons along with soccer at Davison (Mich.) High under coach Doug Towler before moving to Traverse City in 2007.
Personal: Born 3/7/90 in Flint, Mich. . . . Son of Mark and Edie Thompson . . . Father is a business owner and mother works as an emergency consultant . . . Has two older sisters and an older brother . . . His brother (Marc) helped lead 2009-10 Davenport University's (Mich.) men's ice hockey team to the ACHA Division II Club National Championship title and is presently a sophomore on the 2010-11 squad . . . Nickname is "G-Torizmo" . . . Shoots: Left . . . Career Exploration major.