Thunderbirds play first game of 2022 tonight

By Matt Stefano The Birds are finally back! After going 49 days without hockey, the Soo Thunderbirds will be returning to the ice tonight at 7:30 p.m. when they take on the Greater Sudbury Cubs at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. This will also be the Thunderbirds first hockey game of […]

Thunderbirds trade Solomon to Wellington

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds ended up making a second move before Monday’s 6:00 p.m. NOJHL trade deadline. After trading second-year forward Tyson Doucette to the OJHL’s Aurora Tigers during Monday’s NOJHL trade deadline, the Soo Thunderbirds then made another move on that day as they traded rookie defenceman Creo Solomon to the GOJHL’s […]

Game preview: Thunderbirds take on Eagles this afternoon

By Matt Stefano There will be two Birds battling out this afternoon in Sault, Ontario as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on their cross-border rivals, the Soo Eagles at the John Rhodes Community Centre, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering this afternoon’s game with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 […]

Soo Thunderbirds Thanksgiving Day Report: By The Numbers

By Matt Stefano Well hockey fans in Sault Ste. Marie, today is officially Thanksgiving Day on our side of the border and everybody pretty well has the day off! And with all players, management, coaching staff and game night staff members all away from the rink today, we’ve decided to take a look at some […]

Solomon scores twice, but Thunderbirds fall in a shootout

By Matt Stefano They didn’t pick up a win on Sunday afternoon, but they still finished the game with a point! On Sunday afternoon, the Soo Thunderbirds dropped a 5-4 decision in a shootout to the Blind River Beavers at the Blind River Community Centre in Blind River, and had their winning streak snapped at […]

Foster signs with the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Another Sault native is starting his junior hockey career at home! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have signed 2005-birth-year forward Cooper Foster. “It feels great to sign with the Thunderbirds and I’m very excited about this opportunity,” Foster said. Foster, who stands 5’11 and weighs 166 pounds, spent last […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2021-2022 season preview

By Matt Stefano A shortened NOJHL season due to COVID is now in the past, and now the road to the Centennial Cup is finally back! The Soo Thunderbirds will officially kick off their 23rd season in the NOJHL tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in a road game against the Blind River Beavers. And as […]

Metivier signs with Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano After trading goaltender Alex Bugeja to the Powassan Voodoos on Friday, the Soo Thunderbirds wasted no time as they went out and brought in another goalie on Saturday. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Saturday that they have signed 2004-birth-year netminder Noah Metivier for the upcoming season. “We are excited to welcome […]

Thunderbirds sign a pair of blueliners

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds are showing a ton of interest in the Soo Jr. Greyhounds. After signing defenceman Michael Beltrano and forward Samuel Lake out of the Great North Under-18 Hockey League’s Soo Jr. Greyhounds last Friday, it was announced on Monday that the Soo Thunderbirds have inked two more players out of […]

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