A sixth member of the 2018/19 Bonnyville Pontiacs has committed to an NCAA program. Sean Thomson is heading south of the border to start his colliegate career as he commits to the Hamilton College Continentals. The Continentals are an NCAA Division III school who play in the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
Thomson spent the last season with the Bonnyville Pontiacs after being acquired from the Grande Prairie Storm, where he made 43 regular season appearances, in the offseason for Ryan Brushett. The 6’1’ defenceman hit career highs in all major offensive categories with 8 goals, 20 assists for 28 points in 47 games. Back in September, Thomson was named an assistant captain of the Pontiacs along with Isaac Saniga, Lucas Thorne, Bobby Young, Luke Albert, and Joel Ray.
He also played six games for the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL before putting on the Grande Prairie jersey.
The Beaconsfield, Quebec, native is familiar with playing hockey in the US. He spent his midget hockey years with the Kimball Union Academy which has moved on several players to the AJHL including Dennis Cesena (Brooks Bandits), Nic Hamre (Brooks Bandits) and Bobby Young (Bonnyville Pontiacs) who all made significant impacts to their junior clubs. Thomson also played 28 games for the Boston Junior Bruins Selects U18 of the MHSL U18s.
Thomson will be suiting up for the Continentals next season.