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Katchouk makes the Tampa Bay Lightning

By Matt Stefano Another former Soo Thunderbird has made the NHL! It was announced today on Thanksgiving Day that former Soo Thunderbirds forward Boris Katchouk has cracked the Tampa Bay Lightning’s roster for the 2021-2022 season. Katchouk, who is about to enter his first season with the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning, spent […]

Calisti invited to Panthers Development Camp

By Matt Stefano He didn’t get drafted by an NHL team this past July, but he’s still going to hit the ice with an NHL team come September. Former Soo Thunderbird and current Soo Greyhounds star defenceman Robert Calisti has been invited to the Florida Panthers Development Camp, which will take place from September 10-14 […]

Former Thunderbird Katchouk hoists Stanley Cup with Tampa

By Matt Stefano What an outstanding season it was for Boris Katchouk! First, he finishes first in team scoring with the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch. Then, he gets called up by the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs. And then finally, he got a chance to hoist the […]

Former Thunderbird Katchouk named to AHL North Division All-Star Team

By Matt Stefano He just completed his third season in the American Hockey League, and now he’s getting recognized. Former Soo Thunderbirds forward and current Syracuse Crunch assistant captain Boris Katchouk has been named to the 2020-2021 AHL North Division All-Star Team. This past season, Katchouk led the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch in scoring […]

A look at our Thunderbirds in the NHL

By Matt Stefano The 2020-2021 National Hockey League regular season has officially concluded for former Soo Thunderbirds Colin Miller and Jake Muzzin. Miller just wrapped up this season with the Buffalo Sabres, who finished in last place in the National Hockey League for the first time since 2018. Muzzin, meanwhile, is heading to the Stanley […]

Looking Back To Our 2015 Dudley Hewitt Cup Champions

By Matt Stefano Six years ago today, the Soo Thunderbirds were crowned 2015 Dudley Hewitt Cup champions. In a championship game that took place at the Ice For Kids Arena in Fort Frances, Ontario, the Thunderbirds defeated the host team Fort Frances Lakers by a score 3-2 in front of 1,357 fans. In a game […]

Soo Thunderbirds: By The Numbers 1-50

By Matt Stefano It’s been almost one month since the Soo Thunderbirds closed out their 22nd season in the NOJHL. And yes, it was a season that only lasted 21 games due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, but it was a still a season that saw the Thunderbirds finish in first place in the NOJHL’s West […]

Stevenson and Theriault graduate from the OHL

By Matt Stefano There was no Ontario Hockey League season this year due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, but it still would’ve been the final junior hockey season for two former Soo Thunderbirds. Former Soo Thunderbird forwards Keegan Stevenson and Lucas Theriault have officially graduated this year from the Ontario Hockey League. KEEGAN STEVENSON After spending […]

Bugeja makes 41 saves, Thunderbirds double up Beavers

By Matt Stefano After doubling up the Blind River Beavers by a score of 8-4 in game one of the COVID Cup series back on Sunday afternoon, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Thursday night for game two of the series at the John Rhodes Community Centre. Thursday night’s game also saw the […]

Thunderbirds graduate Robert Calisti gets amateur tryout with Belleville Senators

By Matt Stefano The American Hockey League’s Belleville Senators have announced today that they have signed former Soo Thunderbird and current Soo Greyhounds star defenceman Robert Calisti to an amateur tryout. Calisti, who is coming off his second full season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Soo Greyhounds, led all Hound blueliners in scoring last season […]

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