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Thunderbirds come back in the third to defeat Cubs

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds couldn’t have asked for a better finish on Sunday afternoon! After trailing the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-1 midway through the third period, the Thunderbirds came back to score four unanswered goals in a span of 7:15 as they went on to defeat the Cubs by a score of 5-4 […]

Game preview: Thunderbirds play matinee game against Cubs

By Matt Stefano Matinee action takes place today at the John Rhodes as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Greater Sudbury Cubs in game one of a home-and-home series beginning at 2:00 p.m. This afternoon’s game will also be the Cubs first ever visit to Sault Ste. Marie. TEAM RECORDS The Thunderbirds are coming […]

Game preview: Thunderbirds play home opener tonight vs Beavers

By Matt Stefano Tonight’s the night! NOJHL action takes place tonight at the John Rhodes Community Centre as your Soo Thunderbirds will host their 2021-2022 home opener against the Blind River Beavers, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering tonight’s game with a 1-0 record, thanks to a 7-0 victory in their season opening […]

Thunderbirds acquire Burleigh from Renfrew

By Matt Stefano He was just about to start his season this year in the CCHL, but now he’s coming over to the Soo to join the Thunderbirds! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have acquired 2002-birth-year defenceman Zane Burleigh from the CCHL’s Renfrew Wolves in exchange for a player development fee. Burleigh, […]

Foster signs with the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Another Sault native is starting his junior hockey career at home! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have signed 2005-birth-year forward Cooper Foster. “It feels great to sign with the Thunderbirds and I’m very excited about this opportunity,” Foster said. Foster, who stands 5’11 and weighs 166 pounds, spent last […]

Thunderbirds blank Beavers in season opener

By Matt Stefano First game, first win and first shutout! That’s the way the Soo Thunderbirds opened up their 2021-2022 regular season on Saturday night against the Blind River Beavers. The Thunderbirds, who played game one of their regular season on Saturday night in Blind River, blanked the home team Blind River Beavers by a […]

Henderson named Northern Ontario Scout of the Ottawa 67’s

By Matt Stefano Jamie Henderson now has a job in the O! The Ontario Hockey League’s Ottawa 67’s have announced on Friday that they have hired Soo Thunderbirds assistant coach and general manager Jamie Henderson as the club’s Northern Ontario Scout. Henderson, who currently serves as the Thunderbirds assistant coach and general manager, is also […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2021-2022 season preview

By Matt Stefano A shortened NOJHL season due to COVID is now in the past, and now the road to the Centennial Cup is finally back! The Soo Thunderbirds will officially kick off their 23rd season in the NOJHL tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in a road game against the Blind River Beavers. And as […]

Thunderbirds acquire Healy from Weyburn

By Matt Stefano He was about to enter his rookie season in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League this year, but now he’s a member of the Soo Thunderbirds! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Wednesday that they have acquired 2003-birth-year defenceman Connor Healy from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Weyburn Red Wings in exchange for […]

Kenny Belanger Jr. signs with the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano He spent one season playing AAA hockey down in Toronto, Ontario, but now he’s coming home this season to play junior. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2004-birth-year forward Kenny Belanger Jr. for the 2021-2022 season. Belanger, who is from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, played the 2019-2020 season […]

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