The London Knights organization is incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of alumnus, Kelly Thomson.
“This is a very sad day for our organization”, said London Knights Vice President and General Manager, Mark Hunter. “Kelly was an incredibly passionate and hard-working player for the Knights during his time in London. His work ethic and enthusiasm was key to our success during his tenure with the Knights. He will always be a member of our organization, and we have lost a close family member.”
Thomson, a London native, played for the Knights during the team’s first Memorial Cup Championship in the 2004-2005 season.
“We were incredibly saddened when we heard the news of Kelly’s passing”, said London Knights President and Head Coach, Dale Hunter. “Kelly was a leader on and off the ice. We always viewed Kelly as a member of our family. We send our condolences and support to his friends and family.”
Thomson, born in 1985, recently led the Junior B London Nationals to a Sutherland Cup Championship in 2013.