Acquired by the Kitchener Rangers in the 8th round of the 2009 OHL Priority Selection.
Thomson is a power forward who has increased his offensive contribution each year since his rookie season. He scored a career high 15 goals in 2012-13 and led the team with 119 penalty minutes. Ben uses his size and determination to take the puck to the net and has been counted on to provide scoring chances for his teammates.
Thomson's play down low in the offensive zone often results in puck possession for his team. He has been able to showcase his physical edge and willingness to stick up for his teammates.
In June 2012, Thomson was selected in the fourth round (96th overall) of the National Hockey League Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils.
|2013-14 Regular Season||North Bay Battalion||43||24||15||39||20||56|
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|2012-13 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||67||15||17||32||-3||119|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||67||11||31||42||21||137|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||68||6||13||19||-7||107|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||46||6||6||12||2||30|
|2014 Playoffs||North Bay Battalion||22||5||9||14||5||64|
|2013 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||10||1||2||3||-1||18|
|2012 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||16||5||5||10||-6||36|
|2011 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||7||0||1||1||0||0|
|2010 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||11||0||1||1||0||6|