Timmins wins the cup against the defending NOJHL champion T-Birds

By Matt Stefano For the second straight year, the Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy was won on John Rhodes Community Centre ice in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. But this year, it wasn’t the Soo Thunderbirds who won it. On Sunday night, the Timmins Rock clinched their first ever Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy in the team’s eight […]

Thunderbirds return to the Rhodes tonight to take on the Rock

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Blind River Beavers by a score of 4-1 back on Tuesday night in Blind River and handing the Beavers their first home loss of the season, the Soo Thunderbirds are now returning to John Rhodes ice tonight at 7:00 p.m. as they will take on the Timmins Rock in […]

Thunderbirds complete two-player trade with the Rock

By Matt Stefano A two-player trade has been made. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Monday that they have traded second-year defenceman Kyle Trottier to the NOJHL’s Timmins Rock in exchange for forward Daniel Beaupre and a player development fee. Beaupre, who is a 2003-birth-year forward, stands 5’10 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. “We […]

Ayden Trottier signs with Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Another Trottier is joining the Bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2005-birth-year defenceman Ayden Trottier for the 2022-2023 season. Trottier, who is from Kapuskasing, Ontario, spent last season Great North Under-18 Hockey League’s Kapuskasing Flyers, where he finished third in team scoring with 15 points, including […]

Thunderbirds hand out team awards at Giovanni’s

By Matt Stefano As the Soo Thunderbirds get set to begin their West Division final series matchup against the Soo Eagles tonight at the John Rhodes, the team has announced yesterday their award winners for the 2021-2022 regular season. The team held its 2021-2022 awards ceremony last night at Giovanni’s restaurant on Great Northern Road. […]

Soo Thunderbirds Christmas Break: By The Numbers

By Matt Stefano The holiday season is officially upon us and the Soo Thunderbirds are now on Christmas break until January 7. And with already 28 games officially behind them, let’s take a look at how the team and some players did – by the numbers. 1. That’s where the Soo Thunderbirds currently sit in […]

Thunderbirds hand Cubs their first ever shutout loss

By Matt Stefano For the first time in Cubs history, the Greater Sudbury Cubs fans had nothing to cheer about for the whole game. And the Soo Thunderbirds were the reason why! On Sunday night, the Soo Thunderbirds handed the Greater Sudbury Cubs their first shutout loss in team history as they blanked them by […]

Thunderbirds come back to defeat Eagles in overtime

By Matt Stefano No lead is safe! That’s exactly what the Soo Thunderbirds proved to the Soo Eagles on Friday night in Sault, Ontario. After trailing the Eagles 3-1 with under seven minutes to go in the third, the Thunderbirds came back to score three times as they went on to defeat the Eagles by […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds Conclude 2021 Development Camp

By Matt Stefano With hockey season just over a month away, the Soo Thunderbirds have concluded their 2021 Development Camp, which was held at the John Rhodes Community Centre from Friday, August 6 – Sunday, August 8. After the first two days of having on-ice skills development and off-ice workouts, the club concluded their three-day […]

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