Beaupre gets three goals in the first, Thunderbirds hammer Voodoos 9-3

By Matt Stefano Friday night’s game at the John Rhodes was a battle of two third place teams in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, as the third place team in the West Soo Thunderbirds took on the third place team in the East Powassan Voodoos. Both the Thunderbirds and the Voodoos also entered Friday […]

Joseph extends point-scoring-streak to eight games as T-Birds slip past Wings

By Matt Stefano Since arriving in Sault Ste. Marie earlier this month, Ranon Joseph has recorded at least one point all seven of his games played this season with the Soo Thunderbirds. And on Friday night in just his eighth game played, he put up another three. On Friday night, Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Ranon Joseph […]

Petrovskiy scores in overtime, T-Birds come back to beat Beavers

By Matt Stefano Petro got the job done in OT! On Sunday afternoon, Soo Thunderbirds forward Anton Petrovskiy scored the overtime goal with just 1:37 left to go in overtime, giving the Soo Thunderbirds a 4-3 overtime victory against the Blind River Beavers at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The T-Birds, […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds kick off 2020 with win number 20

By Matt Stefano After concluding the year 2019 with a 6-4 loss in Espanola back on December 22nd, the Soo Thunderbirds returned to action for the first time of 2020 on Friday night as they made another visit to Espanola for a rematch against the Express. The Thunderbirds were also up against Express defenceman Mattias […]

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 play their final home game of 2019 tonight

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds will play their final home game of 2019 tonight at 7:00 p.m., when they take on the French River River Rapids at the John Rhodes Community Centre. This will also be the Rapids first and only visit to the Soo this season. The Thunderbirds enter tonight’s game with a […]

Thunderbirds score eleven vs Wildcats once again

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Soo Eagles 4-1 on Saturday night at the John Rhodes Community Centre and moving into sole possession of third place in the West Division, the Soo Thunderbirds were right back in action just twenty four hours later on Sunday night for a home game against the last place Elliot […]

Thunderbirds take on Wildcats tonight at the John Rhodes

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds are coming off a big 4-1 win over the Soo Eagles last night, and tonight they are right back in action as they take on the Elliot Lake Wildcats at the John Rhodes Community Centre at 7:00 p.m. This will mark the fourth meeting between these two clubs. GIVING […]

Thunderbirds and Eagles battle for third place tonight

By Matt Stefano Two Soos! Two birds! Two sides of the border! One rink! Saturday night hockey takes place tonight at the John Rhodes Community Centre as the Soo Thunderbirds take on their cross border rivals, the Soo Eagles at 7:00 p.m. This will mark the fifth meeting between these two clubs. The Thunderbirds enter […]

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