Reg Thomas (ice hockey)

Reginald Kenneth Thomas (born April 21, 1953) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played primarily in the World Hockey Association (WHA). After a standout junior career with the London Knights, in which he scored 309 points in only three seasons, he was drafted by both the Los Angeles Sharks of the WHA and the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Thomas played seven seasons in the WHA for the Sharks, Michigan Stags, Baltimore Blades, Indianapolis Racers, and Cincinnati Stingers. After the dissolution of the WHA he played 39 NHL games for the Quebec Nordiques in the NHL, and ultimately retired from hockey in 1985 after a spell in Austria for WAT Stadlau. Today, he runs a farm and produce market just outside Lambeth, Ontario.

Reg Thomas
Born (1953-04-21) April 21, 1953 (age 67)
London, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Los Angeles Sharks
Michigan Stags
Baltimore Blades

Indianapolis Racers
Cincinnati Stingers
Quebec Nordiques
NHL Draft 29th overall, 1973
Chicago Black Hawks
WHA Draft 8th overall, 1973
Los Angeles Sharks
Playing career 1973–1985

His son, Reg Thomas, Jr., played hockey as well, for the Sarnia Sting and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Thomas has another son named Dylan, who was drafted by the Belleville Bulls of the OHL and his youngest son, Blake Thomas also played for the Sarnia Sting.

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