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Walker’s hat trick leads Express past Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano After picking up back to back victories on home ice against the Espanola Express and outscoring them 13-3 overall, the Soo Thunderbirds hit the road to Espanola for a rare Saturday afternoon game against the Express at the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex. Saturday afternoon’s game was also the third straight meeting between […]

Thunderbirds return to the Rhodes tonight to take on Express

By Matt Stefano After picking up their first victory of the season against the Blind River Beavers sixteen days ago in Blind River, the Soo Thunderbirds are getting set to return to action tonight at 7:00 p.m. as they will take on the Espanola Express at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2020-2021 Season Preview

By Matt Stefano It didn’t happen in September! It didn’t happen in October! But now for the first time ever, it’s starting up here in November! The Soo Thunderbirds will officially kick off their 2020-2021 regular season on Friday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m, when they take on the Blind River Beavers at the John […]

Thunderbirds Preseason Preview

By Matt Stefano Well hockey fans in Sault Ste. Marie, You’ve waited long enough and had to stay safe, but now hockey is officially back! The Soo Thunderbirds will be on the ice tonight for their first preseason game of the year 2020 as they will take on the Blind River Beavers at 7:00 p.m. […]

Thunderbirds acquire Wood

By Matt Stefano He played four games as an affiliate player with the Soo Thunderbirds back in the 2016-2017 season, but now he’s coming back as a full time member! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they acquired local forward Caleb Wood from the Soo Eagles in exchange for a player development fee. Last […]

Toms Joins The Bird Nest

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds have announced yesterday that they have signed local defenceman Connor Toms. Toms, who stands 5,10 and weighs 178 pounds, spent last season with the Great North Midget League’s Soo Junior Greyhounds, where he led all team defensemen in goals (9), assists (17) and points (26) through 39 regular season […]

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, […]

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