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Boman scores twice, but Thunderbirds drop game 3

By Matt Stefano After dropping a 7-3 decision to the Hearst Lumberjacks back on Sunday afternoon in game 2 of the NOJHL Final at the John Rhodes, the Soo Thunderbirds were in Hearst on Wednesday night for game 3. Despite outshooting the Lumberjacks 33-30 overall and going 2 for 3 on the power play, the […]

Thunderbirds hit the 40-win plateau

By Matt Stefano Following the cancellation of Sunday night’s game due to severe weather conditions, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Tuesday night as they took on the Blind River Beavers at the John Rhodes Community Centre. The Thunderbirds, who entered Tuesday night’s game with 39 wins, picked up their 40th victory of […]

Gold Miners edge Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano After picking up their 39th victory of the season on Thursday night, thanks to a 4-2 victory over the Elliot Lake Wildcats in Elliot Lake, the Soo Thunderbirds were back on home ice on Friday night as they took on the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners, who made their first and only visit […]

Petingalo to get his No. 9 raised to the rafters

By Matt Stefano He played five seasons with the Thunderbirds from 2006-2011, and he will now see his number raised to the rafters at the end of this week. On Friday, February 22nd, the Soo Thunderbirds will honour their former captain Jerry Petingalo, who will officially have his No. 9 raised to the rafters at […]

Thunderbirds edge Eagles 3-1

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Blind River Beavers by a score of 5-2 this past Monday night in Blind River, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Friday night as they made the trip to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to take on the Soo Eagles. Friday night’s game also marked the 100th career […]

Big third period lifts Thunderbirds past Beavers

By Matt Stefano After doubling up the Soo Eagles 4-2 this past Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the Soo Thunderbirds were looking to extend their winning streak to two games on Monday night as they made the trip to Blind a River to take on the Beavers. The Thunderbirds also entered Monday night’s […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Soo Thunderbirds’ forward Lucas Theriault, Timmins Rock goaltender Tyler Masternak and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners’ forward Gregory Trudeau-Paquet have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30. LUCAS THERIAULT, (F) SOO THUNDERBIRDS – Continuing to […]

CJHL to honour Humboldt Broncos at upcoming home games of all 133 teams in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the other nine Jr. A leagues that comprise the CJHL, announced Saturday details of a special banner that will be presented and unveiled at upcoming regular season home games for each if its 133 member clubs for the […]

NOJHL releases 2018 preseason schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has today released its’ 2018 preseason schedule. There are numerous exhibition contests on the slate, highlighted with the annual Polar Bear Classic in Cochrane and Iroquois Falls. Game action will commence Saturday, Aug. 25 with the Cochrane Crunch and Timmins Rock playing a neutral site game […]

NOJHL extends awards partnership with CCM Hockey

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that they have extended their awards partnership agreement with CCM Hockey through the 2017-18 season. The iconic hockey brand returns as the premier sponsor of the NOJHL CCM Hockey first and second all-star teams in recognizing those individuals’ respective efforts during the course of […]

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