Captain Kolby: T-Birds name Kolby Fellinger captain and Ouellet and Truchan as assistants

By Matt Stefano Felly is going to wear the ‘C’! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have named third-year defenceman Kolby Fellinger as their team captain for the 2023-2024 season. “Kolby was a natural choice for us,” said Soo Thunderbirds head coach Cole Jarrett, who has been coaching Fellinger since the 2021-2022 […]

Looking ahead to the Thunderbirds 25th season in the NOJHL

By Matt Stefano Exactly one month from today, the puck will drop on the Soo Thunderbirds 2023-2024 season. And this season, it will also be the Thunderbirds 25th season in the NOJHL! On September 8, 2023, the Soo Thunderbirds will kick off their 25th season in the NOJHL against their International Bridge rivals the Soo […]

T-Birds re-acquire Ouellet from Truro

By Matt Stefano A familiar face is coming back to the Bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have re-acquired forward Kelsey Ouellet from the MHL’s Truro Bearcats. In exchange for Ouellet, the Bearcats will get the CJHL rights to defenceman Mason Chitaroni (Who now plays for Acadie-Bathurst Titan). “We are […]

Thunderbirds complete some deals on Tuesday

By Matt Stefano With the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League regular season only three days away, the Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have completed a two-player trade with the MJHL’s Truro Bearcats. In the trade, the Thunderbirds have sent veteran forward Kelsey Ouellet to the MJHL’s Truro Bearcats in exchange for 2003-birth-year […]

Ouellet off to a good start so far in postseason

By Matt Stefano Since signing with the Soo Thunderbirds during the 2021 offseason, rookie forward Kelsey Ouellet has turned out to be one of the top forwards on the Soo Thunderbirds this season. And last night in his first career playoff game played, Ouellet played a big role in helping the Thunderbirds to a victory. […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2021-2022 regular season review: By The Numbers

By Matt Stefano The 2021-2022 regular season is now officially in the books and for the Soo Thunderbirds, it was nothing but a successful one! And as we get set for postseason action which is just under a week away, let’s take a look at some of the things our Soo Thunderbirds did during the […]

Metiver records second straight shutout, Thunderbirds win regular season title

By Matt Stefano Your Soo Thunderbirds are regular season champions! On Saturday night, the Soo Thunderbirds clinched the James Aspin Trophy (NOJHL regular season champions) for the eighth time in franchise history as they blanked the Soo Eagles by a score of 3-0 at the Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The win also […]

First period power play goals lift Thunderbirds to win over Powassan

By Matt Stefano A pair of power play goals in the first period helped the Soo Thunderbirds come out with another big two points on Saturday night. The Thunderbirds took a 2-0 lead after the first period, thanks to power play goals by Cooper Foster and Kelsey Ouellet, before going on to defeat the Powassan […]

The International Bridge rivalry returns tonight

By Matt Stefano They haven’t played against each other in 587 days, but now they will be back at it again tonight! The International Bridge rivalry returns tonight at the John Rhodes as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on their cross-border rivals, the Soo Eagles, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Eagles are entering tonight’s game […]

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