14 Facts About Tommy Wingels


Thomas Wingels was born on April 12,1988 and is an American former professional ice hockey forward.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,715

Tommy Wingels played most of his career in the National Hockey League for the San Jose Sharks, the Ottawa Senators, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins and retired after two seasons in the National League with Geneve-Servette HC.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,716

Tommy Wingels played three seasons with the Miami Redhawks of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,717

Tommy Wingels scored his first career NHL goal in front of his hometown crowd in Chicago on January 15,2012, against Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,718

On January 24,2017, in the midst of his seventh season with the Sharks and having contributed 8 points in 37 games, Tommy Wingels was traded to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Buddy Robinson, Zack Stortini and a seventh-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,719

On July 1,2017, having left the Senators as a free agent, Tommy Wingels signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,720

On February 26,2018, Tommy Wingels was traded to the Boston Bruins in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,721

Tommy Wingels only appeared in 19 regular season games with multiple injuries throughout the season.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,722

Tommy Wingels graduated from Miami University in 2011 with a degree in accounting while playing in the American Hockey League.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,723

Tommy Wingels married his wife Molly Tommy Wingels in 2014 and the two have one daughter together.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,724

Tommy Wingels is a member of the Advisory Board for You Can Play, a campaign dedicated to fighting homophobia in sports.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,725

Tommy Wingels was a close friend of Brendan Burke, whose death was the catalyst for the formation of the organization.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,726

Tommy Wingels was the Sharks' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 2012, primarily for his work with You Can Play.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,727

Tommy Wingels marched in the Chicago Pride Parade with the Chicago Gay Hockey Association on June 24,2012.

FactSnippet No. 2,175,728