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Thunderbirds begin NOJHL final tomorrow night vs Hearst

By Matt Stefano Three seasons ago, the Hearst Lumberjacks defeated the Soo Thunderbirds four-games-to-three in the NOJHL final to go on to win their first ever Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy. And since then, no team was able to play for the Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy due to COVID-19. But now, here in 2022, the same […]

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. […]

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 […]

Zeppa picks up 10th straight win as Thunderbirds edge Lumberjacks

By Matt Stefano Noah Zeppa’s winning streak has hit double digits! On Thursday night, Soo Thunderbirds goaltender Noah Zeppa picked up his 10th straight win between the pipes, making 31 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks at the John Rhodes Conmunity Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. Since returning to the Thunderbirds lineup […]

Thunderbirds play final home game of their regular season tonight

By Matt Stefano Thursday night hockey takes place tonight at the John Rhodes Community Centre as your Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Hearst Lumberjacks, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering tonight’s game with a record of 36 wins, 5 losses, 2 overtime losses and 3 shootout losses, good for 77 points and first overall […]

Thunderbirds look to extend winning streak to 14 games tonight

By Matt Stefano The hottest team in the NOJHL is back on home ice! Tonight your Soo Thunderbirds will be looking to extend their winning streak to 14-straight games as they will take on the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners at the John Rhodes Community Centre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Thunderbirds, who are currently riding […]

Highlight Of The Night: Gibson scores his first of two goals

  During last night’s 4-2 win in Hearst, Thunderbirds rookie defenceman Andrew Gibson scored his 19th goal of the season at the 15:35 mark of the second, which at that time gave the Soo a 3-1 lead. Gibson, who is a Soo Greyhounds prospect, ended up finishing the game with a pair of goals, giving […]

Thunderbirds win 12 in a row

By Matt Stefano It just seems like nothing can stop the Soo Thunderbirds hockey club these days! Just like Energizer batteries, they keep going and going. And on Friday night, not even the hottest team in the league (Hearst Lumberjacks) could stop them. On Friday night, the Soo Thunderbirds extended their winning streak to 12 straight […]

First period power play goals lift Thunderbirds to win over Powassan

By Matt Stefano A pair of power play goals in the first period helped the Soo Thunderbirds come out with another big two points on Saturday night. The Thunderbirds took a 2-0 lead after the first period, thanks to power play goals by Cooper Foster and Kelsey Ouellet, before going on to defeat the Powassan […]

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