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New Owners In The Bird Nest

By Matt Stefano There is now a new ownership group taking over the bird nest. The Nothern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that former NHL defenceman Trevor Daley, along with former OHL defenceman Cole Jarrett and his wife Lee-Anne, will now be the new leaders of the franchise. Daley and the […]

Soo Thunderbirds: By The Numbers 1-50

By Matt Stefano It’s been almost one month since the Soo Thunderbirds closed out their 22nd season in the NOJHL. And yes, it was a season that only lasted 21 games due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, but it was a still a season that saw the Thunderbirds finish in first place in the NOJHL’s West […]

Stevenson and Theriault graduate from the OHL

By Matt Stefano There was no Ontario Hockey League season this year due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, but it still would’ve been the final junior hockey season for two former Soo Thunderbirds. Former Soo Thunderbird forwards Keegan Stevenson and Lucas Theriault have officially graduated this year from the Ontario Hockey League. KEEGAN STEVENSON After spending […]

Former Thunderbird Lucas Theriault is heading to York

By Matt Stefano He just completed his first season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara IceDogs, but now he will be heading to university this fall. It was announced yesterday that former Soo Thunderbird and current Niagara IceDogs forward Lucas Theriault has committed to the OUA’s York Lions for the 2021-2022 season. In 48 games […]

Thunderbirds enter the holiday break

By Matt Stefano With the holiday break officially in session, the Soo Thunderbirds have closed out their 2019 half of their 2019-2020 regular season with a record of 19 wins, 13 losses, 2 overtime losses and 3 shootout losses, good for 43 points and third in the NOJHL’s West Division. MILESTONE FOR SMITTY During Sunday […]

Thunderbirds pick up a point in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

By Matt Stefano After dropping a 3-2 decision to the Timmins Rock back on Sunday afternoon in Timmins, the Soo Thunderbirds were on the road in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on Friday night to take on the Soo Eagles. The Thunderbirds also entered Saturday night’s game on a four game losing streak, with three of […]

Theriault commits to IceDogs

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds hockey club is very proud to announce that forward Lucas Theriault has committed to the Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara IceDogs for the 2019-2020 season. Theriault, who was drafted by the IceDogs in the 12th round (224th overall) back in 2016, has just completed his second full season with the […]

Theriault and Boman lead the Soo past Rayside in game 1 of round 2

By Matt Stefano They finished tied for first in league points during the regular season, and on Saturday night in the opening game of the West Division Final, they finished tied for the most points during the evening. Lucas Theriault and Noah Boman led the way offensively with three points each for the Thunderbirds on […]

Theriault’s four goal performance leads Thunderbirds past Beavers

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Soo Eagles by a score of 5-3 last Saturday at the John Rhodes Community Centre, the Soo Thunderbirds were in action for their final game of the 2018-2019 regular season on Wednesday night, as they made a visit to Blind River to take on the Beavers. Entering Wednesday night’s […]

Big third period lifts Thunderbirds past Beavers

By Matt Stefano After doubling up the Soo Eagles 4-2 this past Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the Soo Thunderbirds were looking to extend their winning streak to two games on Monday night as they made the trip to Blind a River to take on the Beavers. The Thunderbirds also entered Monday night’s […]

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