While playing in his college days, Tage Thompson might have never thought he'd make millions as an ice hockey player. And fast forward a couple of years, and that's precisely what Tage was doing. Playing the sport he loved earned him a massive net worth. Similarly, Thompson played in many teams in the AHL and the NHL over the years.
Buffalo Sabres first signed the talented athlete for the 2018-19 season. At the same time, Tage was also part of the Rochester Americans in the AHL. However, his stay with Rochester lasted till 2020. And the Sabres extended his contract for many years to come. Later, Thompson's paycheque reached a new height after the extension deal.
Sabres offered a seven-year extension contract to Tage Thompson!
Despiting starting his journey in the early 2010s, Tage Thompson would make his professional debut in 2017. And the American hockey league team, Chicago Wolves, took him in. Finding more success as the years rolled by, Thompson became a part of many brace teams in both the NHL and the AHL.
Buffalo Sabres exchanged Rayn O'Reilly for Tage in the 2018 draft pick. Thompson is a beast in the icy field at six feet six inches. And throughout his career with the NFL team, the American ice hockey player became a household name.
Seeing much potential with Tage, Sabres decided to invest in the talented athlete. After his contract with m ended in 2020, Sabres offered him a three-year extension contract worth $4.2 million. And now, the said deal is reaching its conclusion; the NHL teams drafted yet another extension deal.
As the year 2022 is reaching its final days, the contract binding Tage to Sabres is also getting an end. But, the Buffalo Sabres decided to invest in Thompson's talent again. And this time around, they decided to offer him a whopping seven-year deal worth $50 million.
Thompson's Stats in the AHL and the NHL!
Tage Thompson holds a fantastic career to this day. And currently, Tage has one of the best stats among hockey players. Now, Buffalo Sabers's center went on to have one of the best seasons of his career.
And in the 2022-23 season, Thompson holds a GP of 32. Similarly, he scored a total of 26 goals and 24 assists. With a point of 50, Tage overwhelmingly impacts the games he plays.
Tage Thompson earns millions annually, and now his paycheque has increased significantly!
As Tage Thompson grew as a player, his worth increased as well. And seeing his worth, the Buffalo Sabres want to keep him around for years. And with the recent hike in his paycheque, Thompson will command a massive net worth in a couple of years.
As of 2022, Thompson holds approximately $3 million as his net worth. Currently, his annual salary is estimated to be around $1.4 million. Sabres offered him a three-year contract with a promise of $4.2 million at the end of their deal.
Since the 2022-23 season is ending, the Buffalo Sabres drafted a seven-year contract with Tage. And to entice the player, the NHL team raised his annual paycheque tremendously. The seven-year deal was sealed with a price tag of $50 million. As such, Thompson should bag around $7.14 million a year in the 2023-24 season.
Thompson bought a house from the ex-Sabres captain Jack Eichel!
Every man in this world wants a house to call home, and Tage Thompson bought a place worth a million dollars from the former Sabres captain Jack Eichel! And the talented hockey player shares the property with his recently married wife, Rachel Thompson, and their kid, Brooks Nathaniel Thompson!
In December 2021, Eichel put his house in Waterfront Village for sale. And after almost a year, Jack finally sold his real estate, and a Sabres player bought the place from him. In September 2022, Tage and his wife purchased the home for $1,050,000.
The impressive house is built on 3,000 square-foot and boasts a four-bedroom setup. While Eichel bought the place for $985,000, he originally listed the price at $1.3 million. But later decided to reduce it to $1.2 million by May and finally sold the house for $1.05 million in September.