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Thunderbirds drop home opener against Blind River

By Matt Stefano After blanking the Blind River Beavers by a score of 7-0 last Saturday in their season opening game in Blind River, the Soo Thunderbirds were on John Rhodes ice on Friday night for their home opener against the very same team. Despite outshooting the Beavers 38-22 overall on Friday night, the Thunderbirds […]

Rebek and Smyl lead Thunderbirds to another preseason win

By Matt Stefano After getting a taste of NOJHL action for the first time since February 29th on Friday night at the John Rhodes, the Soo Thunderbirds were right back in action on Saturday night for the second game on their preseason schedule as they were in Blind River to take on the Blind River […]

Thunderbirds Get Young

By Matt Stefano He played between the pipes last season in Sweden, but now he’s coming to the Soo to play in net for the Birds. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2000 birth year goaltender Scott Young. Young, who stands 6’5 and weighs 180 pounds, suited up for a pair […]

Thunderbirds Ink Dundas

By Matt Stefano He played the past two seasons in high school hockey with the Korah Colts, and now he’s switching over from a Colt to a Bird! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2003 birth year defenceman Kaden Dundas. Dundas, who stands 5’11 and weighs 170 pounds, began playing high […]

Thunderbirds Throwback Thursday: (Brett Perlini 2006-2008)

By Matt Stefano Welcome to week No. 2 of Thunderbirds Throwback Thursday! In these Throwback Thursdays, we always take the time to reflect on past Soo Thunderbirds top scorers. In last week’s edition, we went all the way back to the Thunderbirds inaugural season (1999-2000), when they were led in scoring by Patrick Jarrett. But […]

Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday: (Jeff Whitfield 2000-2001)

By Matt Stefano With the 2020 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection officially in the books, we’ve decided to take this time to look back at a past Soo Thunderbird blueliner, who spent one season with his hometown Thunderbirds, before going on to have a four-year career in the Ontario Hockey League. In today’s first edition […]

Thunderbirds vs Beavers semifinals preview

By Matt Stefano The regular season is now over! And now the road to the Centennial Cup officially begins! After hitting the 30-win plateau for the thirteenth consecutive season and finishing in third place in the West Division with 67 points, the Soo Thunderbirds have gotten a bye into the NOJHL’s West Division semifinal series, […]

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 […]

Findlay records first career two-goal game against Wildcats

By Matt Stefano After doubling up the Espanola Express by a score 6-3 this past Sunday afternoon in Espanola, and extending their winning streak to five games, the Soo Thunderbirds were back on John Rhodes ice on a snowy Tuesday evening in Sault Ste. Marie, as they took on the Elliot Lake Wildcats, who made […]

Thunderbirds double up Rapids

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Powassan Voodoos by a score of 6-4 on Saturday night in Powassan and moving into sole possession of first place in the NOJHL standings, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action less than twenty four hours later as they were in French River on Sunday afternoon for a 4:00 […]

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