February 24, 2018 Brian Coe

Christian Thomas is bringing a bronze back to northeast Pennsylvania.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward captured the bronze medal as part of the Canadian men’s ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada defeated the Czech Republic, 6-4, on Saturday to claim the medal, with former Penguins forward Andrew Ebbett (2013-15) picking up a pair of goals in the game.

Thomas appeared in all six of the Canadians’ contests, recording two points (1+1) and a plus-3 rating.  He tallied his goal in a 4-0 win over the Republic of Korea in group play.

In his first season with the Penguins, Thomas has recorded 21 points (12+9) in 30 AHL games this season.  The 25-year old from Toronto, Ontario has 177 career points (88+89) in 314 AHL contests with six teams.

The Penguins next home game is this Sunday, February 25, when they host the Hershey Bears at 3:05pm.  It’s another Kids Free Sunday, with fans ages 14 and younger able to get into the game for FREE with a paid adult ticket.

Get your tickets for Sunday by calling the Penguins at 570-208-7367.

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