Power play goals lead Thunderbirds to win over Espanola

By Matt Stefano If you take penalties against the Soo Thunderbirds, chances are they are going to hurt you! And that’s exactly what the Thunderbirds did to the Espanola Express on Friday night in Espanola. On Friday night, the Soo Thunderbirds scored three power goals on eight power play opportunities as they went on to […]

Game preview: Thunderbirds meet Beavers for the fifth time this season

By Matt Stefano Friday night hockey takes place tonight at the John Rhodes Community Centre as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Blind River Beavers, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering tonight’s game with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses, 1 overtime loss and 2 shootout losses, good for 27 points […]

Thunderbirds pick up Chartrand as a free agent

By Matt Stefano He started his rookie season this year in Elliot Lake, and now he’s coming to play for the Soo! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Monday that they have picked up 2004-birth-year netminder Nolan Chartrand as a free agent from the Elliot Lake Red Wings. “It feels great to join the Thunderbirds,” […]

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, […]

Kovacs gets drafted by Colts

By Matt Stefano It’s been sixteen years since a Soo Thunderbird got drafted by an Ontario Hockey League team, but that all changed on Saturday, April 4th, when the 2020 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection took place on www.ontariohockeyleague.com. With twenty Ontario Hockey League teams participating in the 15-round draft, it wasn’t until round 13, […]

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