New dates: T-Birds will now hold their development camp from June 16 – 17

By Matt Stefano There’s still time to register for Soo Thunderbirds Development Camp! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they will now be holding their 2023 Development Camp from June 16 – 17 at the brand new Northern Community Centre in the west end of Sault Ste. Marie. This year’s camp is open […]

Thunderbirds graduate Andrew Gibson selected to 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

By Matt Stefano On Monday, it was announced that Soo Thunderbirds graduate and current Soo Greyhounds defenceman Andrew Gibson has been selected to participate in the 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, which will take place at the Langley Events Centre in Langley Township, British Columbia on January 25. Gibson, who is currently in his […]

Thunderbirds graduate Andrew Gibson is on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List for October

By Matt Stefano Today, the National Hockey League has officially released its October Central Scouting Players To Watch List for the 2023 NHL Entry Draft, which will take place next June in Nashville, Tennessee, and one Soo Thunderbird graduate is on that list! Soo Thunderbirds graduate and current Soo Greyhounds defenceman Andrew Gibson has received […]

Headrick heading to the AHL

By Matt Stefano A former Soo Thunderbird is on his way to the AHL! The American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch have announced on Saturday that they have signed former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Owen Headrick to a professional tryout contract. Headrick, who played with the Soo Thunderbirds from 2013-2015, began playing this season with the University […]

Thunderbirds graduate Savard makes NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings list

By Matt Stefano The National Hockey League Central Scouting’s Midterm Rankings were officially released on Wednesday afternoon for the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, and former Soo Thunderbirds forward Tyler Savard has made the list. Savard, a former Soo Thunderbird who is currently in his first season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Soo Greyhounds, is ranked 183rd […]

Katchouk makes the Tampa Bay Lightning

By Matt Stefano Another former Soo Thunderbird has made the NHL! It was announced today on Thanksgiving Day that former Soo Thunderbirds forward Boris Katchouk has cracked the Tampa Bay Lightning’s roster for the 2021-2022 season. Katchouk, who is about to enter his first season with the defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning, spent […]

Henderson named Northern Ontario Scout of the Ottawa 67’s

By Matt Stefano Jamie Henderson now has a job in the O! The Ontario Hockey League’s Ottawa 67’s have announced on Friday that they have hired Soo Thunderbirds assistant coach and general manager Jamie Henderson as the club’s Northern Ontario Scout. Henderson, who currently serves as the Thunderbirds assistant coach and general manager, is also […]

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 […]

Kenny Belanger Jr. signs with the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano He spent one season playing AAA hockey down in Toronto, Ontario, but now he’s coming home this season to play junior. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2004-birth-year forward Kenny Belanger Jr. for the 2021-2022 season. Belanger, who is from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, played the 2019-2020 season […]

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