Moose Jaw Warriors General Manager Alan Millar has announced that 15-year-old forward Thomas Tien has committed to the Warriors and the Western Hockey League with the signing of a Standard Player Agreement.
“We are very excited to announce the signing of forward Thomas Tien to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. Thomas is a very hard working, competitive player who combines a good skill set with a strong will and determination in his game and in his development,” said General Manager Alan Millar.
“We are very pleased that Thomas and his parents Ed and Anne have chosen the Moose Jaw Warriors and the WHL to pursue his hockey and academic goals,” Millar added.
Tien (RW), 5’8”, 155lbs, is from Richmond, B.C. and was selected in the 11th round, 236th overall, at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft. Last season he played with St. George’s (CSSHL) Elite 15’s and had 33 goals, 44 assists, and 77 points in 34 games and was nominated for the Elite 15 Most Valuable Player Award.
In 2018 – 2019 with St. George’s Bantam Prep team, he had 24 goals, 40 assists, and 64 points in 30 games.
“Thomas is a player with lots of speed, skill, and character,” commented Assistant General Manager Jason Ripplinger. “He is a determined and competitive player that we want to build our team and culture around.”
THOMAS TIEN (RW)
DOB: June 25, 2004
Hometown: Richmond, B.C.
Acquired: 2019 WHL Bantam Draft – 11th round, 236th overall
Height: 5’8” Weight: 155lbs Shoot: Right