Round two: T-Birds play the Cubs for the first time ever in a playoff series

By Matt Stefano After eliminating the Blind River Beavers four-games-to-one in the NOJHL West Division semifinal series last week, the Soo Thunderbirds are now getting set for round two of playoff action tonight in Greater Sudbury, as they will take on the Greater Sudbury Cubs in game 1 of the NOJHL West Division final, beginning […]

T-Birds battle back, but fall to Cubs in a shootout

By Matt Stefano After trailing the Greater Sudbury Cubs 2-0 with just under two minutes to go in the third period, the Soo Thunderbirds ended up scoring back-to-back power play goals just 1:09 apart, but ended up dropping a 3-2 decision in a shootout to the Cubs at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault […]

Thunderbirds trade Metivier to Lindsay

By Matt Stefano Tives is on the move. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have traded 2004-birth-year goaltender Noah Metivier to the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Lindsay Muskies in exchange for a player development fee. “We are happy to give Noah the opportunity to play in the Ontario Junior Hockey League next […]

Metiver invited to Soo Greyhounds Development Camp

By Matt Stefano Noah Metivier is getting a chance with the Hounds! It was announced yesterday that Soo Thunderbirds goaltender Noah Metivier has been invited to attend this year’s Soo Greyhounds Development Camp as a free agent. Metivier, who just completed his first season with the Soo Thunderbirds, finished this season with 20 wins, 3 […]

Thunderbirds crowned 2022 NOJHL champions

By Matt Stefano A series is never over until it’s over! Just ask your 2022 NOJHL champion Soo Thunderbirds. After starting the NOJHL final series down 3-games-to-none against the Hearst Lumberjacks, the Soo Thunderbirds came all the way back to win their fourth game in a row on Thursday night in game 7, as they […]

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. […]

Thunderbirds kick off West Division final series tomorrow night against Eagles

By Matt Stefano After eliminating the Blind River Beavers four-games-to-none in the NOJHL West Division semifinal series last week, the Soo Thunderbirds are now getting set to take on their cross-border rivals, the Soo Eagles tomorrow night in game 1 of the NOJHL West Division final, which will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the […]

Metiver records shutout in playoff debut, Thunderbirds take game 2 against Beavers

By Matt Stefano Noah Metiver has shut the door again! And this time in his playoff debut. After closing out the 2021-2022 regular season with three shutouts in his last three starts, Soo Thunderbirds rookie goaltender Noah Metiver recorded his first career playoff shutout in his playoff debut on Saturday night at the John Rhodes, […]

Playoff action begins tonight for the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Playoff hockey is finally back and it all starts tonight! Tonight your Soo Thunderbirds will be in action for their first game of postseason play as they will take on the Blind River Beavers in game 1 of the NOJHL’s West Division semifinal series, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the John Rhodes […]

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 […]

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