Nashville Predators
Ryan Thang
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RyanThang
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 194
BIRTHDATE: 05/11/1987
BIRTHPLACE: Chicago, IL, USA
DRAFTED: NSH: 2007-81 overall
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2007) Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany). June 15, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden-2). June 20, 2013.
CAREER NOTES: Served as team captain during his senior season at Notre Dame in 2009-10… Finished his Irish career ranked first all-time in game winners, fifth in games played, fifth in power-play goals and tied for 10th in short-handed goals. He is just one of 30 players in the history of the Notre Dame hockey program to score 50 or more goals and 50 or more assists in his Irish hockey career… Ranked second on the 2009-10 Fighting Irish in points (9g-14a-23pts)… Also tied for the UND team lead in penalty minutes (55), tied for second in goals (9) and ranked second in power-play goals (6) in 2009-10… Posted 16 points (6g-10a) in his final 12 games of 2009-10 after starting the season with seven points (3g-4a) in first 23 games while dealing with injuries… Signed his first pro contract on March 24, 2010 (two-year deal)… Played in Milwaukee’s final 12 regular-season games of 2009-10 (3g-3a-6pts), and all seven of its 2010 Calder Cup Playoff contests (1g-3a-4pts)… An alternate captain for the Irish in 2008-09, helping them sweep the CCHA regular season and tournament titles… Named to the 2008 Preseason All-CCHA Second Team… Helped Notre Dame become the lowest-seeded team in tournament history to reach the NCAA National Championship Game in 2008… Led Notre Dame in goals (18), game-winning goals (5) and ranked second on the club in points (32) for the second consecutive season in 2007-08… Was also tops on the Fighting Irish in power-play tallies (7), shots (143) and third on the club in penalty minutes (48) in 2007-08… Tied for fourth in the CCHA in game-winning goals and seventh in the league in shorthanded goals (2)… Helped Notre Dame capture a 2007 conference championship… Led the Irish with 20 goals and finished second on the club with 41 points (20g-21a) in 2006-07… Joined Notre Dame after two USHL seasons split between the Sioux Falls Stampede and the Omaha Lancers… Captained the 2003 U.S. U-17 team that won a gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Slovakia… Edina High School team MVP and an All-State selection in 2002-03.