Tage Thompson’s 5-goal outing showcases his sizeable ability


              Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) and Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) battle for possession of the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) tries to skate past New Jersey Devils players during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) passes the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Tage Thompson, right, scores a goal against Columbus Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Tage Thompson, right, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with Jeff Skinner during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
            
              Buffalo Sabres center Tage Thompson (72) celebrates after his goal with right winger Alex Tuch (89) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Tage Thompson (72) celebrates with teammates Mattias Samuelsson (23), Vinnie Hinostroza, Jeff Skinner (53) and Rasmus Dahlin (26) after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
Tage Thompson’s 5-goal outing showcases his sizeable ability