Thunderbirds hoping to force a game 7 of the NOJHL final

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds know what it’s like to be facing elimination in the NOJHL final. And in the end, they also know what it’s like to come back and be crowned NOJHL champions! Last season, the Soo Thunderbirds came all the way back to eliminate the Hearst Lumberjacks in seven games in […]

T-Birds announce their 2022-2023 team award winners

By Matt Stefano As the Soo Thunderbirds get to begin their NOJHL West Division final series tonight in Greater Sudbury, the T-Birds have announced yesterday their team award winners for the 2022-2023 regular season. This year’s award winners were Jackson Truchan (Rookie of the Year), Anton Petrovskiy (Hardest Working Player), Don Stares (T-Birds Staff Award), […]

Thunderbirds back on home ice tonight for game 3 of semifinal series

By Matt Stefano After winning the first two games of the NOJHL West Division semifinal series last week in Blind River, the Soo Thunderbirds will now be back on John Rhodes ice tonight for game 3 of West Division semifinal series (Against the Blind River Beavers), beginning at 7:00 p.m. So far in this series, […]

Another fast start in the first period leads to a game two victory

By Matt Stefano A fast start in the first period was once again the difference for the Soo Thunderbirds on Saturday night. On Saturday night, the Soo Thunderbirds took a 3-0 lead after the first period of play, before going on to a 5-4 victory over the Blind River Beavers in game 2 of the […]

Shorthanded tally by Minns in the third is the game-winner

By Matt Stefano Giving up a shorthanded goal can sting. Especially when it turns out to be the game-winner. Caleb Minns shorthanded goal at the 4:52 mark of the third period proved to be the game-winner, as the Blind River Beavers went on to blank the Soo Thunderbirds by a score of 2-0 at the […]

Mauro’s third straight game-winning goal helps Paper Kings to third straight win

By Matt Stefano Three straight wins for Espo. Three straight game-winning goals for Mauro. Devin Mauro’s shorthanded tally at the 12:20 mark of the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Espanola Paper Kings extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-3 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds on Saturday night at […]

Dundas suits up in his 100th career game tonight

By Matt Stefano One-hundred. That’s how many games it will be for tonight for Soo Thunderbird defenceman Kaden Dundas. When the Soo Thunderbirds hit the ice tonight at 7:00 p.m. for their home game against the Elliot Lake Red Wings at the John Rhodes, tonight’s game will mark the 100th career NOJHL game for Soo […]

Thunderbirds fall to Hearst in Day 2 of the NOJHL Showcase

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Timmins Rock by a score of 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday night in Day 1 of the NOJHL Showcase and improving their record to 4 wins and 5 losses, the Soo Thunderbirds were right back in action less than 24 hours later on Wednesday afternoon as they took on […]

T-Birds edge Rapids in final home game of September

By Matt Stefano After dropping an 8-4 decision to the Elliot Lake Red Wings back on Tuesday night in Elliot Lake, the Soo Thunderbirds were back on John Rhodes ice on Friday night for their final home game of September as they took on the French River Rapids, who made their first and only visit […]

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