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Player Profiles

# 6 Kobe Seguin

Position: Defense

Height : 6'1

Weight: 165

Date of Birth: 05/02/2001

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Corbeil, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the North Bay Trappers Midget AAA club, where he scored 7 goals and 25 points in 33 games, along with leading the team in penalty minutes with 80 ... Drafted by the Soo Greyhounds in the 11th round (218th overall) in 2017

# 8 Jonathan Mackin

Position: Defense

Height : 6'0

Weight: 200

Date of Birth: 8/18/01

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the GNML's Soo Greyhounds, where he led all team defencemen in scoring with 8 goals and 22 points in 34 regular season games ... Played four games with the Thunderbirds last season ... Attended Soo Greyhounds Training Camp as a free agent this past summer

# 11 Gage Stephney

Position: Forward

Height : 5’11

Weight: 190

Date of Birth: 7/10/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade with the St. Catherines Falcons on October 30th ... Had 4 goals and 2 assists in 7 games with the Falcons this season ... Played with the Thunderbirds during the 2016-2017 season, where he scored 16 times and set up 17 others in 48 games ... Led the Thunderbirds in penalty minutes with 56 ... Drafted by the Oshawa Generals in the 8th round (159th overall) in 2015

# 10 Nate Medaglia

Position: Defense

Height : 6’3

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 2/10/01

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the City & NOSSA champion St. Mary's Knights, where he scored 5 times and set up 30 others in 42 games

#12 Tanner Mayne

Position: Forward

Height : 5’11

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 9/24/00

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Barrie, Ontario

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Signed with the Thunderbirds back in July of 2017

#14 Camaryn Findlay

Position: Forward

Height : 5’10

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 8/10/01

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, On

Entering his first full season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the GNML's Soo Greyhounds, where he scored 7 times and set up 11 others in 36 regular season games ... Played three games with the Thunderbirds last season

#15 Tristan Cicchello

Position: Defense

Height : 5’10

Weight: 160

Date of Birth: 3/7/2001

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Invited to the Hamilton Bulldogs Rookie Camp this past spring ... Attended Sudbury Wolves Training Camp as a free agent this past summer ... Recorded his first NOJHL hat trick against the Rayside Balfour Canadians in Game 3 of the West Division Final back on April 4th, 2018 ... Became the first Thunderbird defenceman to record a hat trick in a playoff game since Owen Headrick did back on March 15th, 2015

#16 Lucas Theriault

Position: Forward

Height : 5’8

Weight: 165

Date of Birth: 3/14/00

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his second full season with the Thunderbirds ... Drafted by the Niagara IceDogs in the 12th round (224th overall) in 2016

#17 Avery Rebek

Position: Forward

Height : 6’0

Weight: 165

Date of Birth: 5/24/00

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his first full season with the Thunderbirds ... Led the GNML's Soo Greyhounds in scoring last season with 19 goals and 33 points in 36 regular season games ... Played 10 games with the Thunderbirds last season ... Son of former Thunderbirds assistant coach Jeremy Rebek

#18 Noah Bowman

Position: Forward

Height : 5’11

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 8/15/00

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the GOJHL's Niagara Falls Canucks, where he finished second in team goals (21) and fourth in team points (45) in 45 regular season games ... Drafted by the Soo Greyhounds in the 1st round (18th overall) in the 2017 OHL U18 Priority Selection ... Brother of former Thunderbirds defenceman Caleb Boman

#19 Tyler Malpass

Position: Forward

Height : 5’11

Weight: 165

Date of Birth: 7/15/99

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Came over to the Thunderbirds from the SIJHL's Fort Frances Lakers in an offseason trade back in July of 2017

#20 Steven Bellini

Position: Defense

Height : 5’10

Weight: 170

Date of Birth: 5/23/00

Catches: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Led all Thunderbird defencemen in scoring last season with 1 goal and 28 assists ... His 28 assists last season, tied the team record for most assists by a rookie defenceman in a season, joining Barnabas Birkeland (2003) ... Recipent of the team's best defenceman award last season ... Attended Soo Greyhounds Training Camp as a free agent back in 2017

#21 Max Techel

Position: Defense

Height : 5’10

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 1/26/00

Catches: Left

Hometown: Wausau, Wisconsin

Signed with the Thunderbirds on October 27th ... Had no points in two games played with the NAHL's Janesville Jets this season ... Was a member of Team Wisconsin last season, where he had 2 goals and 11 points in 21 games ... Played last season with Wausau West High, where he had 5 goals and 16 points in 24 games ... Younger brother of former Soo Eagles forward Nick Techel

#22 Nick Smith

Position: Forward

Height : 5’10

Weight: 160

Date of Birth: 2/2/99

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Entering his third full season with the Thunderbirds ... Led the Thunderbirds in scoring last season with 35 goals and 69 points in 55 regular season games ... Led the Thunderbirds in power play goals (13) and game winning goals (6) last season ... Recipient of the Joe Rocchetta Memorial Award (Thunderbirds Top Scorer) last season ... Tied the Thunderbirds record for most power play goals scored at home (8) last season, joining Fred Coccimiglio (2001), Brett Perlini (2007) and Nick Minardi (2009) ... Scored five goals in a 12-1 win against the Espanola Express back on October 18th, 2017 ... Tied the Thunderbirds record for most goals scored in one game (5), joining Matt Dias, Derek MacKay and David Borrelli

#23 Ryan Lawrence

Position: Defense

Height : 6’0

Weight: 180

Date of Birth: 1/21/98

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Dewitt, Michigan

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Recipient of the Fordy Varcoe Memorial Award (Thunderbirds Most Sportsmanlike Player) last season

#24 Brendan Miller

Position: Forward

Height : 6’1

Weight: 200

Date of Birth: 8/4/98

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Selected by the Willmar WarHawks in the 4th round (159th overall) in the 2017 NA3HL Draft

#25 Kaidan McDonald

Position: Forward

Height : 6'2

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 12/12/98

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Inuvik, NWT

Entering his third season with the Thunderbirds ... Recipient of the Soo Greyhound Award (Thunderbirds Most Valuable Player) last season ... Played for Team NOJHL at the 2017 Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge

#26 Jamie Damignani

Position: Forward

Height : 6'2

Weight: 195

Date of Birth: 2/10/00

Shoots: right

Hometown: Collingwood, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Spent last season with the Grey-Bruce Highlanders Midget AAA club ... Played two games with the PCJHL's Stayner Siskins last season

# 27 Nolan Ford

Position: Defense

Height : 5’11

Weight: 165

Date of Birth: 12/20/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Richards Landing, Ontario

Entering his second season with the Thunderbirds ... Attended Soo Greyhounds Training Camp as a free agent back in 2017 ... Recipient of the Michael Doan Memorial Award (Thunderbirds Most Improved Player) last season

#28 Matthew Bazarin

Position: Forward

Height : 6'5

Weight: 188

Date of Birth: 06/30/2000

Shoots:

Hometown:

Came over to the Thunderbirds in a trade with the OJHL's Stouffville Spirit ... Split time last season with the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots and the Stouffville Spirit ... had 3 goals and 7 points and 129 penalty minutes last season ... Drafted by the Erie Otters in the 12th round (241st overall) in 2016

#1 William Anderson

Position: Goalie

Height : 6'2

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 4/1/00

Catches: Left

Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Had a 3.90 goals against average and a .899 save percentage in 17 games with the CCHL2 Richmond Royals ... Drafted by the Erie Otters in the 3rd round (60th overall) in the 2017 OHL U18 Priority Selection ... Selected by the Kanata Lasers in the 6th round (69th overall) in the 2015 CCHL Bantam Protected Draft

#35 Colin Ahern

Position: Goalie

Height : 6’1

Weight: 170

Date of Birth: 7/9/99

Catches: Left

Hometown: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

Entering his first season with the Thunderbirds ... Had 25 wins, 5 losses, 2 ties, 9 shutouts, a 942 save percentage and a 1.34 goals against average last season with the St. Mary's Springs Academy ... Served as team captain of the St. Mary's Springs Academy last season ... Was nominated for the Wisconsin Mr. Hockey Award as the WCHA's Player of the Year ... Had a 3.77 cumulative grade point average along with a 4.0 on his senior year at St. Mary's while taking college level classes, including Statistics, English, Physics and Calculus ... Served as the Student Council Vice President at St. Mary's ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, High Honour Roll Key Club and was also on the school's Math Team ... Named to the U18 WEHL All-League Team ... Named to the Badgerland Conference Academic Team ... Named the Badgerland Conference 1st Team Goalie ... Named the Badgerland Conference Player of the Year ... Was a finalist (1 of 8 players) for the WCHA Player of the Year Award ... Named the Wisconsin Prep Hockey Kirk Daubenspeck State Goalie of the Year ... Named to the WCHA All State 1st Team ... Named the USA Today Wisconsin High School Sports Awards Player of the Year in Boys Hockey

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