Sébastien Thinel

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Sébastien Thinel (born March 24, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Winger who currently plays for the Fife Flyers of the EIHL.

Sébastien Thinel
Born (1981-03-24) March 24, 1981 (age 38)
Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Left
EIHL team Fife Flyers
Played for ECHL
Missouri Mavericks
Cincinnati Cyclones
CHL
Odessa Jackalopes
Ligue Magnus
Dragons de Rouen
Brûleurs de Loups de GrenobleEIHLFife Flyers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present

On August 23, 2011, Thinel was signed by the Missouri Mavericks of the Central Hockey League for the 2011-12 season.[1] During that season, Thinel became the first player in team history to score at least 80 Points in a season (82 Points on 23 Goals and 59 Assists)[2] That season, he also broke Jeff Christian's franchise record of Points scored in a season (78 Points set during the team's inaugural 2009-10 season).[2]

On July 19, 2012, it was announced that Thinel re-signed with the Mavericks for the 2012-13 Missouri Mavericks season.[3][4]

On June 13, 2013, it was announced that Thinel re-signed with the Mavericks for the 2013-14 season.[5] During that season, on February 15, 2014 against the Allen Americans, Thinel scored his 300th goal in the Central Hockey League, becoming only the sixth player in league history to do so.[6] During a 5-2 win against the Quad City Mallards on March 5, 2014, Thinel became only the third player in Central Hockey League history to score 900 career Points in the Central Hockey League.[7] In a game against the Brampton Beast on March 16, 2014, Thinel climbed to second place on the All-Time Central Hockey League Assist list with 602 Assists.[8]

On July 7, 2014, Thinel re-signed with the Missouri Mavericks for the 2014-15 season.[9] On October 7, 2014, it was announced that the Central Hockey League had folded and had joined the ECHL, nullifying Thinel's Central Hockey League contract with the team.[10][11] On October 9, 2014, Thinel re-signed with the Mavericks under an ECHL contract.[12]

In July 2014, Missouri Mavericks fans voted Thinel the Number 1 greatest Mavericks player in a poll of the Top-10 Mavericks players from the first 5 years of the team's existence.[13][14][15]

On June 3, 2015, Thinel signed with the French club Brûleurs de Loups de Grenoble of League Magnus.[16]

Ahead of the 2016/17 season, Thinel signed for the Fife Flyers of the UK's EIHL.[17]

On Jan. 12th, 2019 the Kansas City Mavericks retired his jersey, number 43, at a ceremony at the Silverstein Eye Center Arena.

Awards and honoursEdit

Honours Year
CHL Most Valuable Player
2014 Fan Vote of Top-10 Missouri Mavericks Players of All Time 1st Place[13][14][15]
All-CHL Team
CHL All-Star Team
Joe Burton Award (CHL Scoring Champion)
Central Hockey League "Best of The Best" Poll
  • 2012-13 Season[22][23]
    • 1st Place:
      • Best Overall Player
      • Best Playmaker
      • Most Valuable to His Team
      • Most Gentlemanly Player
    • 3rd Place:
  • 2013-14 Season[24]
    • 1st Place:
    • 2nd Place:
      • Best on Power Play
    • 3rd Place:
      • Best Overall Player
      • Most Valuable to His Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mavericks Sign Former CHL MVP and NHL Draft Pick, Sirota Traded". OurSportsCentral.com. August 23, 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Missouri Mavericks 2011-12 Season Highlights". Missouri Mavericks. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Mavericks Re-Sign Leading Scorer, Goaltender and Add Defenseman". OurSportsCentral.com. July 19, 2012. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  4. ^ "Mavericks Hope Signings Can Make up for Loss of Effinger". The Examiner. July 20, 2012. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Mavericks Unveil Season 5 Logo, Announce Multiple Player Signings". OurSportsCentral.com. June 13, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
  6. ^ Althaus, Bill (February 15, 2014). "Thinel's Milestone Caps Big Win for Mavs". The Examiner.
  7. ^ Metcalf, Bobby (March 6, 2014). "BLOG: Breakdown of Mallards' 5-2 Loss to Mavericks". Quad-City Times.
  8. ^ "Missouri Mavericks Hockey's Photos". Missouri Mavericks. March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  9. ^ "Mavericks Re-Sign Sebastien Thinel". OurSportsCentral.com. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  10. ^ "Days Before Season Begins, ECHL Adds 7 Former Central Hockey League Teams". SB Nation. October 7, 2014. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  11. ^ Genet, Mike (October 10, 2014). "A NEW ERA". The Examiner. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  12. ^ "ECHL Transactions - Oct. 9". ECHL. October 9, 2014. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  13. ^ a b "MISSOURI MAVERICKS TOP 10 VOTE: THE RESULTS". Missouri Mavericks. July 14, 2014. Archived from the original on August 9, 2014. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  14. ^ a b Althaus, Bill (July 12, 2014). "Mavs to Reveal All-Time Top 10". The Examiner. Archived from the original on August 9, 2014. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  15. ^ a b Althaus, Bill (July 15, 2014). "Missouri Mavericks All-Time Top 10 - No. 1 Sebastien Thinel". The Examiner. Retrieved August 2, 2014.
  16. ^ "Grenoble signe un attaquant québécois, Sébastien Thinel" (in French). HockeyHebdo.com. June 3, 2014. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  17. ^ http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/sport/ice-hockey/fife-flyers-land-proven-scorer-thinel-1-4199068
  18. ^ a b c d e f "Sébastien Thinel". EliteProspects.com. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  19. ^ "CHL Announces 2008-09 All-CHL Team". Central Hockey League. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  20. ^ "All-CHL Team Announced". WANE. March 21, 2011. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  21. ^ Courter, Zach (March 18, 2013). "All-CHL Team Announced". MinorLeagueHockeyReport.com.
  22. ^ "Mavericks Shine in CHL's 'Best of The Best' Poll". OurSportsCentral.com. March 18, 2013.
  23. ^ "2012-2013 CHL Best of the Best" (PDF). Central Hockey League.
  24. ^ Harding, Matthew (March 19, 2014). "2013-14 CHL Best of the Best Poll". MinorLeagueHockeyReport.com. Archived from the original on February 14, 2015.

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