Thunderbirds’ Truchan commits to NCAA D-III Dubuque

Photo: Thomas Perry – The Daily Press/Postmedia Network DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Dubuque Spartans men’s hockey program has announced that Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) forward Jackson Truchan has committed to the school, beginning in the fall. In two seasons skating in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, with the Thunderbirds, the 21-year-old winger from Farmington […]

GALLERY: Cubs down Thunderbirds to advance

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Collecting a couple of first period power play goals, and a second consecutive shutout by Noah Metivier, helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Saturday in Game 6 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The […]

GALLERY: Cubs take 3-2 series lead on Thunderbirds

PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Hudson Chitaroni tally, seven and a half minutes into the first period held up as the game-winner, while Noah Metivier supplied shutout goaltending, as the Greater Sudbury Cubs blanked the Soo Thunderbirds 4-0 Thursday in Game 5 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]

GALLERY: Cubs withstand late Thunderbirds push

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs took a three-goal late into regulation time, before withstanding a late push by the Soo Thunderbirds before prevailing 4-3 Tuesday in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. This evens the best-of-seven match-up 2-2 […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Thunderbirds take high-energy affair over Cubs

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Jonathan Sonedecker’s early second period goal held up as the decider as the Soo Thunderbirds defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-2 Monday night in a fast-paced Game 3 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The outcome gives Sault Ste. […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: OT win sees Thunderbirds even series with Cubs

PHOTOS : Cal Fera & Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Jonathan Sonedecker man advantage marker midway through the first overtime gave the Soo Thunderbirds a narrow 3-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory […]

GALLERY: Newton highlights Cubs win over Thunderbirds

PHOTOS : Hanna Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got a pair of highlight-reel goals from Nolan Newton to lift them to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds Thursday in the opener of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks snap Thunderbirds lengthy winning streak

Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – A pair of late second period goals broke open a tie game and helped propel the Hearst Lumberjacks to an eventual 6-2 triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds Sunday at Claude Larose Recreation Centre to conclude regular season competition in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The result also put an […]

GALLERY: T-Birds extend win streak in defeat of Gold Miners

Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – A sizzling Soo Thunderbirds side skated to their 12th consecutive Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory Saturday, with a 4-1 win over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a feisty contest at Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. A late first-period power play helped Kirkland Lake open the scoring when Riley […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Power play paces T-Birds past Rock

TIMMINS, Ont. – The surging Soo Thunderbirds scored six times on the power play and went on to defeat the Timmins Rock 7-2 Friday for their 11th straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory in a match-up in front of nearly 1,200 spectators at McIntyre Arena. Capitalizing on the night’s initial man advantage, Sault Ste. Marie […]

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