Milestone game for Chaffay

By Matt Stefano When Soo Thunderbirds assistant captain Michael Chaffay skates on Blind River Community Centre ice tomorrow night in Blind River, tomorrow night’s game will also mark a milestone game for the 20-year-old Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native. Tomorrow night in Blind River, Chaffay will suit up for his 100th career Northern Ontario Junior […]

Thunderbirds looking for billet families

By Matt Stefano Interested in giving a hockey player a home away from home next season? Well now is your chance! Your defending Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy champion Soo Thunderbirds are currently looking for billet families for the 2022-2023 season. Anyone who is interested in becoming a billet to a Soo Thunderbird player must contact […]

Game 7 of the NOJHL final takes place tomorrow night at the Rhodes

By Matt Stefano It’s the hottest ticket in town! Game 7 of the NOJHL final between the Hearst Lumberjacks and the Soo Thunderbirds. And it all takes place tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. at the John Rhodes Community Centre in the east end of Sault Ste. Marie. The Thunderbirds, who have a chance to hoist […]

Thunderbirds begin NOJHL final tomorrow night vs Hearst

By Matt Stefano Three seasons ago, the Hearst Lumberjacks defeated the Soo Thunderbirds four-games-to-three in the NOJHL final to go on to win their first ever Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy. And since then, no team was able to play for the Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy due to COVID-19. But now, here in 2022, the same […]

Headrick heading to the AHL

By Matt Stefano A former Soo Thunderbird is on his way to the AHL! The American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch have announced on Saturday that they have signed former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Owen Headrick to a professional tryout contract. Headrick, who played with the Soo Thunderbirds from 2013-2015, began playing this season with the University […]

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 […]

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