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Oldham joins the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2001 birth year forward Russell Oldham. Oldham, who stands 6’1 and weighs 194 pounds, spent last season in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League with the St. Thomas Stars and the Komoka Kings. The St. Thomas, Ontario native began the 2019-2020 season […]

Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday: (Matt Dias 2003-2005)

By Matt Stefano Welcome to week No. 2 of Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday! Last week in week one, we went all the back to the 2000-2001 season, when the Thunderbirds had defenceman Jeff Whitfield. But in today’s edition, we’ve decided to look back at a former local forward that was here during the 2003-2004 & 2004-2005 […]

Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday: (Jeff Whitfield 2000-2001)

By Matt Stefano With the 2020 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection officially in the books, we’ve decided to take this time to look back at a past Soo Thunderbird blueliner, who spent one season with his hometown Thunderbirds, before going on to have a four-year career in the Ontario Hockey League. In today’s first edition […]

Kovacs gets drafted by Colts

By Matt Stefano It’s been sixteen years since a Soo Thunderbird got drafted by an Ontario Hockey League team, but that all changed on Saturday, April 4th, when the 2020 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection took place on www.ontariohockeyleague.com. With twenty Ontario Hockey League teams participating in the 15-round draft, it wasn’t until round 13, […]

Thunderbirds Throwback Thursday: Patrick Jarrett (1999-2000)

By Matt Stefano With an extended offseason officially in session, we’ve decided to take this time to look back at some of the Soo Thunderbirds top scorers from previous seasons. Today we will look back to the Soo Thunderbirds inaugural season in 1999-2000, when they were led in scoring by forward Patrick Jarrett. Jarrett, who […]

Savard’s three assists lead Thunderbirds to 30th victory

By Matt Stefano After dropping a 4-3 overtime decision to the Espanola Express back on Sunday afternoon in Espanola, the Soo Thunderbirds were back on home ice on Friday night as they took on the Blind River Beavers at the John Rhodes Community Centre. Friday night’s game also marked the final home game on the […]

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 […]

Bazarin scores twice, Thunderbirds win season opener

By Matt Stefano After going a perfect 2-0 against the Soo Eagles in preseason action, the defending James Aspin Trophy champion Soo Thunderbirds officially kicked off their 2019-2020 regular season against their cross-border rivals the Soo Eagles on Saturday night at the John Rhodes Community Centre. The Thunderbirds opened up their 2019-2020 regular season with […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds defeat Beavers in overtime

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Rayside Balfour Canadians 3-2 in a shootout last Saturday at the John Rhodes Community Centre and moving into sole possession of first place in the NOJHL’s West Division, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Thursday night at the John Rhodes for the first game of a home […]

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