|Greg Thomas of Pitt Meadows, BC, began his 27-year lacrosse career in the Peterborough lacrosse system concluding his eastern play with four seasons on the Junior A Peterborough P.C.O.’s.
Thomas lead the P.C.O.’s to two Ontario championships and won a Minto Cup in 1972. In 1973, Greg traveled west and tended goal for 12 seasons in the WLA with Coquitlam (10) and a single seasons with New Westminster and the Burrards.
Thomas, a flamboyant stopper, faced 9343 shots while turning away 6948 shots in 269 games for a lifetime save average of 74.3 percent. Greg bagged one goal and 330 career assists, he still holds WLA records for most points by goaltenders and was a three-time All-Star Team selection.
Thomas backstopped Canada West, represented by the Coquitlam Adanacs, to a World Championship in the Nations in 1980 world box lacrosse tournament.
After his playing days, Thomas stayed close to lacrosse competing in master’s tournaments and coaching 8 seasons of youth lacrosse.
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