Arbour’s overtime goal gives Thunderbirds win over Timmins

By Matt Stefano The first shot on net of the overtime period turned out to be huge for the Soo Thunderbirds on Saturday night! Colby Arbour’s goal 3:04 into overtime turned out to be his first career game-winning goal as the Soo Thunderbirds defeated the Timmins Rock by a score of 3-2 in overtime at […]

A different, but a successful season for the Soo Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano The 2020-2021 season was a season like no other. A season that was short. A season without body contact. A season with only 50 fans in the stands at the John Rhodes. A season that was put on hold a few times. And a season that saw most NOJHL teams having their […]

Soo Thunderbirds By The Numbers

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds have just completed their 22nd season in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League and have been crowned 2021 COVID Cup champions. And yes, their 22nd season in the league was a different season due to COVID, but it was also a season that saw some good numbers. Here’s a […]

Thunderbirds make history by winning the COVID Cup

By Matt Stefano It was a different season compared to every other season, but the Soo Thunderbirds have been crowned champions. And not only have they been crowned champions, but they also made history by winning a trophy that was never seen in the NOJHL until now. On Sunday afternoon, the Soo Thunderbirds have clinched […]

Wood and Dutkiewicz combine for six points in win over Blind River

By Matt Stefano After hammering the Blind River Beavers by a score of 8-1 back on Thursday night in game five of the COVID Cup series in the Soo, the Soo Thunderbirds were right back in action on Saturday night as the made the trip to Blind River for the sixth game of this seven-game […]

Game Preview: Thunderbirds and Beavers faceoff in game two of the COVID Cup

By Matt Stefano Thursday night hockey takes place tonight at the John Rhodes Community Centre as the Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Blind River Beavers in game two of the COVID Cup series, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Thunderbirds won game one of this seven-game cohort series by a score of 8-4 back on […]

Thunderbirds dominate Express in the Soo

By Matt Stefano After picking up their first win of the season just over two weeks ago in Blind River, the Soo Thunderbirds returned to the John Rhodes Community Centre on Tuesday, December 15th as they took on the Espanola Express, who came in as the top team the NOJHL’s West Division. And talk about […]

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