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Santa Maria scores twice, Thunderbirds edge Red Wings

By Matt Stefano Santa was a big help! On Friday night, Thunderbirds captain Brock Santa Maria scored two goals, including one on the power play as the Thunderbirds went on to defeat the Elliot Lake Red Wings by a score of 3-2 at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The victory also […]

Thunderbirds play Eagles this afternoon at the John Rhodes

By Matt Stefano Hope you remembered to turn your clocks back one hour. Because it’s game day! Matinee action takes place today at the John Rhodes Community Centre as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on their cross-border rivals, the Soo Eagles, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering this afternoon’s game with a record […]

Special teams help lead Thunderbirds to win over Red Wings

By Matt Stefano If you want to win hockey games, you need to have good special teams. And that’s exactly what the Soo Thunderbirds showed to their fans on Friday night against the Elliot Lake Red Wings! On Friday night, the Thunderbirds got a pair of power play tallies and a shortanded marker as they […]

Thunderbirds come back to defeat Eagles in overtime

By Matt Stefano No lead is safe! That’s exactly what the Soo Thunderbirds proved to the Soo Eagles on Friday night in Sault, Ontario. After trailing the Eagles 3-1 with under seven minutes to go in the third, the Thunderbirds came back to score three times as they went on to defeat the Eagles by […]

The International Bridge rivalry returns tonight

By Matt Stefano They haven’t played against each other in 587 days, but now they will be back at it again tonight! The International Bridge rivalry returns tonight at the John Rhodes as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on their cross-border rivals, the Soo Eagles, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Eagles are entering tonight’s game […]

Thunderbirds come back in the third to defeat Cubs

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds couldn’t have asked for a better finish on Sunday afternoon! After trailing the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-1 midway through the third period, the Thunderbirds came back to score four unanswered goals in a span of 7:15 as they went on to defeat the Cubs by a score of 5-4 […]

Game preview: Thunderbirds play matinee game against Cubs

By Matt Stefano Matinee action takes place today at the John Rhodes as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Greater Sudbury Cubs in game one of a home-and-home series beginning at 2:00 p.m. This afternoon’s game will also be the Cubs first ever visit to Sault Ste. Marie. TEAM RECORDS The Thunderbirds are coming […]

Foster signs with the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Another Sault native is starting his junior hockey career at home! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have signed 2005-birth-year forward Cooper Foster. “It feels great to sign with the Thunderbirds and I’m very excited about this opportunity,” Foster said. Foster, who stands 5’11 and weighs 166 pounds, spent last […]

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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