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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 […]

Rebek and Smyl lead Thunderbirds to another preseason win

By Matt Stefano After getting a taste of NOJHL action for the first time since February 29th on Friday night at the John Rhodes, the Soo Thunderbirds were right back in action on Saturday night for the second game on their preseason schedule as they were in Blind River to take on the Blind River […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday: (Merdric Mercier 2013-2014)

By Matt Stefano Welcome to week No. 3 of Thunderbirds Turnback Tuesday! Last week on Tuesday, April 14th, we went all the way back to 2003-2005 when the Thunderbirds had local forward Matt Dias. But in today’s edition, we’ve decided to look back at a defenceman that joined the Thunderbirds in the 2013-2014 season, before […]

Thunderbirds Throwback Thursday: (Brett Perlini 2006-2008)

By Matt Stefano Welcome to week No. 2 of Thunderbirds Throwback Thursday! In these Throwback Thursdays, we always take the time to reflect on past Soo Thunderbirds top scorers. In last week’s edition, we went all the way back to the Thunderbirds inaugural season (1999-2000), when they were led in scoring by Patrick Jarrett. But […]

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 vs Beavers semifinals preview

By Matt Stefano The regular season is now over! And now the road to the Centennial Cup officially begins! After hitting the 30-win plateau for the thirteenth consecutive season and finishing in third place in the West Division with 67 points, the Soo Thunderbirds have gotten a bye into the NOJHL’s West Division semifinal series, […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2019-2020 regular season review

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds are getting set for postseason action after completing their 2019-2020 regular season. This season, the Thunderbirds finished off with a record of 30 wins, 19 losses, 3 overtime losses and 4 shootout losses, good for 67 points and third place in the NOJHL’s West Division. This year’s club had […]

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