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Press Release courtesy of the Golden Knights
VEGAS (February 13, 2021) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, February 13, the following roster transactions: forward Patrick Brown and goaltender Logan Thompson were recalled to the Golden Knights taxi squad.
Brown has appeared in one regular-season game and two playoff games for the Golden Knights. In three total games, he has scored two goals. He serves as the captain of the Henderson Silver Knights and has played in three American Hockey League games this season, collecting two points (1 G, 1 A). Last season, Brown appeared in 60 games for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves and posted 21 points (7 G, 14 A) to go with 26 penalty minutes. Prior to joining Vegas, he played in 28 regular-season NHL games, all with the Carolina Hurricanes, and posted two points (1 G, 1 A) to go with eight penalty minutes. During the 2018-19 season with Carolina, he also appeared in eight Stanley Cup playoff games. The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan native helped the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers capture the 2019 Calder Cup. He finished with 10 points (5 G, 5 A) to go with 18 penalty minutes in 16 Calder Cup playoff games after posting 35 points (19 G, 16 A) to go with 32 penalty minutes in 70 regular-season games. Brown signed a two-year contract with the Golden Knights on July 1, 2019.
Thompson is 3-0-0 with the Henderson Silver Knights this season and has posted a 1.67 goals-against average this season to go with .940 save percentage. He appeared in 32 games during the 2019-20 season with the East Coast Hockey League’s South Carolina Stingrays. The Calgary, Alberta native posted a 2.25 GAA and .929 save percentage during his lone season in North Charleston, South Carolina with the Stingrays. During the 2018-19 season, Thompson was named the U Sports OUA West Goaltender of the Year after collecting a 2.22 GAA and .934 save percentage in 24 games with Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. The goaltender also spent parts of four seasons playing in the Western Hockey League with the Brandon Wheat Kings and helped Brandon to a WHL Championship during the 2015-16 season. Thompson signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Vegas on July 13, 2020.
Patrick Brown, Forward
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Weight: 209 lbs.
Has appeared in three games with the Henderson Silver Knights and has posted two points (1G, 1A)
Scored a goal in his first NHL game with Vegas against Anaheim (Feb. 23, 2020)
Appeared in two playoff games for Vegas during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs and scored a goal against Chicago (Aug. 15, 2020)
Has appeared in 29 regular-season games in the NHL and has recorded three points (2G, 1A)
Tallied 21 points (7 G, 14 A) to go with 26 penalty minutes in 60 games with the Chicago Wolves during the 2019-20 season
Finished with 35 points (19 G, 16 A) to go with 32 penalty minutes in 70 games with the Charlotte Checkers during the 2018-19 regular season
Won 2019 Calder Cup with the Checkers after posting 10 points (5 G, 5 A) in 11 playoff games during the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs
Spent parts of five seasons playing with Checkers, served as team’s captain in 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19
Logan Thompson, Goaltender
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta
Weight: 202 lbs.
Has a record of 3-0-0 to go with a 1.67 GAA and a .940 save percentage with the Henderson Silver Knights this season
Appeared in 32 games while posting a 2.25 GAA and .929 save percentage in 2019-20 with the East Coast Hockey League’s South Carolina Stingrays
Named the 2018-19 U Sports OUA West Goaltender of the Year after appearing in 24 games with a 2.22 GAA and .934 save percentage with Brock University
Spent parts of four seasons playing with the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings
Won the 2015-16 WHL Championship with the Wheat Kings