USHL Rights:Sioux City
Thomas will give you maximum effort on both ends of the ice. His defensive prowess is what sets him apart from other premier prospects in the state. Thomas does a good job of applying constant pressure to the puck carrier, forcing his opponent into making mistakes. Away from the puck Thomas does an exceptional job obstructing passing lanes and sacrificing his body to block a shot.
Thomas has great skill in the offensive zone as well, possessing great stick work which allows him to execute moves in tight areas. Thomas also possesses a hard shot in which he has no problem burying from the top of the slot, something he has displayed time and time again during viewings over the past few seasons.
Has a good head for the game as he is seemingly always in a great position to score. Thomas does a good job of opening up his body to receive passes and can feed teammates with crisp, clean passes. Thomas will have to continue to work on his quickness to be effective at the next level.