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Player Profiles

#8 SAMUEL LAKE

Position: Forward
Height : 5' 10"
Weight: 160lbs
Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 2004-02-11
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his second season with the Thunderbirds … Scored 11 goals and set up 10 others in 43 regular season games with the Thunderbirds last season … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on September 24, 2021 against the Blind River Beavers … Recorded his first NOJHL hat trick back on September 26, 2021 against the Greater Sudbury Cubs … Had 1 goal and 1 assist in 14 games during the 2022 postseason … Scored his first career playoff goal back on April 10, 2022 against the Blind River Beavers

#10 YOUSSEF CHAOUACHI

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 02"
Weight: 190lbs
Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 2002-04-26
Hometown: Salambo, Tunisia

Currently in his second season with the Thunderbirds … Scored 7 goals and set up 10 others in 36 regular season games with the Thunderbirds last season … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on October 2, 2021 against the Espanola Express … Recorded his first career multi-point game (2g 1a 3p) back on November 5, 2021 against the Elliot Lake Red Wings … Had 5 goals and 3 assists in 15 games during the 2022 postseason … Scored his first career playoff goal back on April 7, 2022 against the Blind River Beavers … Had 1 goal in 3 games for the Thunderbirds at the 2022 Centennial Cup Tournament in Estevan, Saskatchewan

#12 KOLBY FELLINGER

Position: Defense
Height : 5' 10"
Weight: 165lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2003-09-09
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his second season with the Thunderbirds … Had 1 goal and 12 assists in 46 regular season games last season … Recorded his first career NOJHL point (assist) back on September 26, 2021 against the Greater Sudbury Cubs … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on March 12, 2022 against the Timmins Rock … Had 2 assists in 7 games during the 2022 postseason … Older brother of Soo Thunderbirds rookie defenceman Austin Fellinger

#15 DHARAN CAP

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 03"
Weight: 202lbs
Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 2002-09-02
Hometown: North Vancouver, BC, Canada

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade from the MJHL’s Swan Valley Stampeders back on November 12, 2021 … Made his debut with the Thunderbirds back on November 19, 2021 in a home game against the Elliot Lake Red Wings … Recorded his first point (assist) as a Thunderbird back on November 25, 2021 against the Greater Sudbury Cubs … Scored his first goal as a Thunderbird back on December 3, 2021 against the Espanola Express … Had 10 goals and 14 assists in 28 regular season games with the Thunderbirds last season … Recipient of the Zoltan Kovacs Senior Memorial Trophy (Donated By Brian Gualazzi and Alan Jones) for the Thunderbirds Hardest Working Player of the Year during 2021-2022 … Had 2 goals and 6 assists in 14 games during the 2022 postseason

#16 KADEN DUNDAS

Position: Defense
Height : 5' 11"
Weight: 175lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2003-11-11
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his third season with the Thunderbirds … Attended 2021 Soo Greyhounds Training Camp as a free agent … Had 5 goals and 18 assists in 44 regular season games with the Thunderbirds last season … Led all NOJHL blueliners in scoring during the 2022 postseason with 14 points in 15 games … Recorded his first career NOJHL point (assist) back on December 15, 2020 against the Espanola Express … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on September 26, 2021 against the Greater Sudbury Cubs

#21 ETHAN NOVELLO

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 01"
Weight: 185lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2003-04-28
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his third season with the Thunderbirds … Had 0 goals and 7 assists in 32 regular season games with the Thunderbirds last season … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on November 21, 2020 against the Blind River Beavers … Had 1 assist in 9 games during the 2022 postseason … Cousin of former Soo Thunderbirds goaltender Frank Novello

#27 MICHAEL CHAFFAY

Position: Forward
Height : 5' 09"
Weight: 200lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2002-06-09
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his third full season with the Thunderbirds … Served as one of the Thunderbirds alternate captains last season … Finished fifth in team scoring last season with 33 points, including 20 goals and 13 assists in 38 regular season games … Made his debut with the Thunderbirds as an affiliate player back on December 9, 2018 in a home game against the Espanola Express … Recorded his first career NOJHL point (assist) back on February 27, 2019 against the Espanola Express … Recorded his first career multi-point game (1g 2a 3p) back on January 10, 2020 against the Elliot Lake Wildcats … Recorded his first career NOJHL hat trick back on December 12, 2021 against the Espanola Express … Finished tied for first in NOJHL postseason scoring last season with Hearst Lumberjacks forward Zachary Demers (23 points) … Had 1 goal and 1 assist in 4 games for the Thunderbirds at the 2022 Centennial Cup Tournament in Estevan, Saskatchewan

#77 BROCK SANTA MARIA

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 01"
Weight: 175lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2002-09-27
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Currently in his fourth full season with the Thunderbirds … Served as the Thunderbirds captain during the 2021-2022 season … Finished third in team scoring last season with 13 goals and 42 points in 41 regular season games … Made his debut with the Thunderbirds as an affiliate player back on September 21, 2018 in a road game in Espanola … Scored his first NOJHL goal back on January 27, 2019 against the Elliot Lake Wildcats … Recorded his first career two-goal game back on February 26, 2021 against the Blind River Beavers … Had 5 goals and 8 assists in 15 games during the 2022 postseason … Scored the cup winning goal for the Thunderbirds in their 3-2 overtime victory against the Hearst Lumberjacks in game 7 of the NOJHL final back on May 12, 2022 … Attended Soo Greyhounds 2019 Training Camp as a free agent

#00 ETHAN RADUY

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 00"
Weight: 196lbs
Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 2002-06-04
Hometown: Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade from the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Winnipeg Freeze on August 4, 2022 … Began playing last season with the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Portage Terriers where he had 2 assists in just 3 games played … Finished last season with the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Winnipeg Freeze where he then scored 3 goals and set up 10 others in 17 games played

#00 LUDOVIC RAYMOND

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 00"
Weight: 165lbs
Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 2004-05-21
Hometown: Bromont, QC, Canada

Signed with the Thunderbirds on August 10, 2022 … Spent last season with the North East Scholastic Hockey League’s Le Sommet Faucons Under-18 club, where he had 2 goals and 3 assists in 9 games

#00 RYAN BLACKBURN

Position: Forward
Height : 5' 07"
Weight: 165lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2003-03-03
Hometown: Allendale, MI, USA

Signed with the Thunderbirds on July 13, 2022 … Began playing the 2021-2022 season with the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Leamington Flyers where he scored 3 goals and 7 assists in 23 games … Concluded the 2021-2022 season with the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s Wisconsin Lumberjacks where he then notched 3 goals and 11 assists in 19 games … Drafted 80th overall by the High Prairie Red Wings in the 2020 GMHL Draft … Drafted 4th overall Wausau RiverWolves in the 2020 NA3HL Draft … Drafted by the Twin City Thunder in the 2020 NCDC Entry Draft … Drafted 95th overall by the Fort Creek Ice Kings in the 2021 GMHL Draft

#00 MITCHELL DAINES

Position: Forward
Height : 6' 00"
Weight: 170lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2003-03-21
Hometown: Trail, BC, Canada

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade from the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s Castlegar Rebels on July 27, 2022 … Had 1 goal and 3 assists in 31 games with the Rebels last season

#00 CHARLIE FOWLER

Position: Defense
Height : 6' 00"
Weight: 185lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2004-01-09
Hometown: Innisfil, ON, Canada

Signed with the Thunderbirds on August 28, 2022 … Spent last season with the Barrie Jr. Colts, where he had 0 goals and led the team in assists with 24 through 46 games … Served as the Barrie Jr. Colts team captain during the 2021-2022 season

#00 ZACHARY REDDY

Position: Goaltender
Height : 6' 02"
Weight: 165lbs
Cathces: Left
Date of Birth: 2003-04-20
Hometown: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade from the NOJHL’s Kirkland Lake Gold Miners on August 29, 2022 … Currently in his third season in the NOJHL and his first season with the Soo Thunderbirds … Had 3 wins, 16 losses, 1 shootout loss a 5.17 goals against average and a .869 save percentage through 24 games with the Gold Miners last season … Picked up his first NOJHL win with the Gold Miners back on December 18, 2020 against the Cochrane Crunch … Younger brother of former Kirkland Lake Gold Miners goaltender Kohl Reddy

#00 KOLTAN BOURRET

Position: Goaltender
Height : 6' 02"
Weight: 182lbs
Cathces: Left
Date of Birth: 2005-05-08
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

Signed with the Thunderbirds on August 15, 2022 … Spent last season with the Great North Under-18 Hockey League’s North Bay Trappers Under-18 club, where he had a 2.58 goals against average and 1 shutout in 15 regular season games … Drafted 290th overall by the North Bay Battalion in the 2021 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection

#00 JAMES KEARNEY

Position: Defense
Height : 6' 03"
Weight: 187lbs
Shoots: Right
Date of Birth: 2004-05-08
Hometown: Toronto, ON, Canada

Signed with the Thunderbirds on September 10, 2022 … Had 1 goal and 2 assists in 3 games with the AJHL’s Whitecourt Wolverines during the 2022 preseason … Played the 2021-2022 season with the Vaughan Kings Under-18 AAA club

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