Thomas Chabot (born January 30, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Chabot was drafted in the first round (18th overall) by the Senators in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
January 30, 1997|
Sainte-Marie, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|NHL team||Ottawa Senators|
18th overall, 2015|
Chabot played in the 2009 and 2010 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with his minor ice hockey team from the Beauce-Nord area. He was drafted by the Saint John Sea Dogs in the second round (22nd overall) of the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft, and he played 55 games with the Sea Dogs during the 2013–14 QMJHL season. The following season his outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected to play in the 2015 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Chabot attended the Senators' 2015–16 training camp and played in the preseason. He was returned to Saint John on September 30, 2015, the same day he signed a three-year entry level contract with the Senators. Chabot attended the Senators' 2016–17 training camp and played in the preseason. He was kept on the Senators' roster and made his NHL debut on October 18, 2016 versus the Arizona Coyotes. He was later returned to the Sea Dogs after his solitary game with the Senators for his final major junior season. At the end of the 2016–17 season, Chabot earned the Sea Dogs' Top Defenceman Award and the Fans Choice Award.
To start the 2017–18 season, Chabot was sent to the AHL affiliate of the Senators, the Belleville Senators, where he scored two goals and five assists in 12 games, but was recalled to the Senators in November. He scored his first NHL goal, as well as two primary assists, in a 6–5 win over the New York Islanders on December 1, 2017. In his first NHL season, he compiled 9 goals and 16 assists for 25 points. He tied for second in goal scoring among rookie defencemen, behind only Ryan Pulock.
|World Junior Championships|
|IIHF World U18 Championships|
On December 1, 2015, Chabot was invited to the Team Canada selection camp for the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Chabot was selected as an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships  He helped guide Canada to a silver medal and was one of the top five scorers in the tournament.
On April 29, 2019, he was again named to represent Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Championship. He helped Canada progress through to the playoff rounds before losing the final to Finland to finish with the Silver Medal on May 26, 2019.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2013–14||Saint John Sea Dogs||QMJHL||55||1||21||22||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Saint John Sea Dogs||QMJHL||66||12||29||41||62||5||0||1||1||6|
|2015–16||Saint John Sea Dogs||QMJHL||47||11||34||45||79||17||3||18||21||13|
|2016–17||Saint John Sea Dogs||QMJHL||34||10||35||45||43||18||5||18||23||12|
Awards and honoursEdit
|CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game||2015|||
|Second All-Star Team||2016|
|First All-Star Team||2017|
|Emile Bouchard Trophy||2017|
|Paul Dumont Trophy||2017|
|Guy Lafleur Trophy||2017|||
|WJC Best Defenseman||2017|
|WJC All-Star Team||2017|
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- "Canada's national U18 team wins bronze at World Championships". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. May 2, 2015. Retrieved June 20, 2015.
- Neysmith, Graham. "Five QMJHL Players Invited to World Junior Selection Camp". The Q News. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
- "DYLAN STROME, MATHEW BARZAL, THOMAS CHABOT SELECTED TO LEAD TEAM CANADA AT 2017 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP". hockeycanada.ca. December 19, 2016. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- "WJC 2017: Finals, Team Canada earns silver medal in shootout loss". theqmjhl.ca. January 6, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- "Team Canada names 18 to WHC roster". tsn.ca. April 12, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
- "18 CHL Grads to Represent Canada at 2019 IIHF World Hockey Championship". chl.ca. April 29, 2019. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
- "Finland defeats Canada for Gold Medal at World Championship". The Sports Network. May 26, 2019. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
- "Zboril and Chabot to play in top prospects game". Saint John Sea Dogs. January 5, 2015. Retrieved June 20, 2015.
- "Sea Dogs crowned Presidents Cup Champs again!". QMJHL. May 10, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017.