Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced Feb. 15 the following roster transactions: forward Patrick Brown and goaltender Logan Thompson were assigned to the American Hockey League’s Henderson Silver Knights.
Brown has appeared in one regular-season game and two playoff games for the Golden Knights.
In three total games, he has scored two goals. He serves as the captain of the Henderson Silver Knights and has played in three American Hockey League games this season, collecting two points (1 G, 1 A). Last season, Brown appeared in 60 games for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves and posted 21 points (7 G, 14 A) to go with 26 penalty minutes. Prior to joining Vegas, he played in 28 regular-season NHL games, all with the Carolina Hurricanes, and posted two points (1 G, 1 A) to go with eight penalty minutes.
During the 2018-19 season with Carolina, he also appeared in eight Stanley Cup playoff games. The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan native helped the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers capture the 2019 Calder Cup. He finished with 10 points (5 G, 5 A) to go with 18 penalty minutes in 16 Calder Cup playoff games after posting 35 points (19 G, 16 A) to go with 32 penalty minutes in 70 regular-season games.
Brown signed a two-year contract with the Golden Knights on July 1, 2019.
Thompson is 3-0-0 with the Henderson Silver Knights this season and has posted a 1.67 goals-against average this season to go with .940 save percentage.
He appeared in 32 games during the 2019-20 season with the East Coast Hockey League’s South Carolina Stingrays. The Calgary, Alberta native posted a 2.25 GAA and .929 save percentage during his lone season in North Charleston, South Carolina with the Stingrays.
During the 2018-19 season, Thompson was named the U Sports OUA West Goaltender of the Year after collecting a 2.22 GAA and .934 save percentage in 24 games with Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. The goaltender also spent parts of four seasons playing in the Western Hockey League with the Brandon Wheat Kings and helped Brandon to a WHL Championship during the 2015-16 season.
Thompson signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Vegas on July 13, 2020.