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Thunderbirds finalize their coaching staff

By Matt Stefano On April 30, former Plymouth Whalers defenceman and Soo native Cole Jarrett was named as the new Soo Thunderbirds head coach and co-owner. But on Thursday, July 15, the Thunderbirds have finalized the rest of their coaching staff that will be joining Jarrett for the upcoming season. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced […]

Hounds prospect signs with Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano Gibby is joining the Bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Wednesday that they have signed 2005-birth-year defenceman Andrew Gibson for the upcoming season. Gibson, who is from La Salle, Ontario, stands 6’2 and weighs 195 pounds. “It feels great to have the opportunity to play junior hockey in Sault Ste. […]

Former Thunderbird Katchouk hoists Stanley Cup with Tampa

By Matt Stefano What an outstanding season it was for Boris Katchouk! First, he finishes first in team scoring with the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch. Then, he gets called up by the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs. And then finally, he got a chance to hoist the […]

Zeppa joins the Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds are adding another Noah between the pipes! After signing goaltender Noah Metivier back on June 12, the Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed 2002-birth-year netminder Noah Zeppa as a free agent for the upcoming season. Zeppa, who stands 5’11 and weighs 170 pounds, was a member […]

Beltrano And Lake Join The Bird Nest

By Matt Stefano Two Jr. Greyhounds are leaving the dog house to join the bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed two players out of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds program, including defenceman Michael Beltrano and forward Samuel Lake. Beltrano, who is a 2004-birth-year defenceman, played two seasons with the Soo […]

Soo Thunderbirds graduate Calisti ranked in NHL Central Scouting Final Draft Rankings

By Matt Stefano The 2021 National Hockey League Central Scouting Final Draft Rankings have been released on Thursday morning with one Soo Thunderbirds graduate making the list. That Soo Thunderbirds graduate is Robert Calisti (Ranked 156th). Calisti, who is ranked 156th on the NHL Central Scouting Final Draft Rankings list, played one season with the […]

Former Thunderbird Katchouk named to AHL North Division All-Star Team

By Matt Stefano He just completed his third season in the American Hockey League, and now he’s getting recognized. Former Soo Thunderbirds forward and current Syracuse Crunch assistant captain Boris Katchouk has been named to the 2020-2021 AHL North Division All-Star Team. This past season, Katchouk led the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch in scoring […]

Former Thunderbirds head coach to assist with SMHA

By Matt Stefano He’s been the associate coach of the Soo Greyhounds since 2018, and now he’s about to lend a helping hand with the SMHA (Sault Major Hockey Assiciation) for the upcoming season. It was announced on Monday that former Soo Thunderbirds head coach and current Soo Greyhounds associate coach Jordan Smith will be […]

Looking Back To Our 2015 Dudley Hewitt Cup Champions

By Matt Stefano Six years ago today, the Soo Thunderbirds were crowned 2015 Dudley Hewitt Cup champions. In a championship game that took place at the Ice For Kids Arena in Fort Frances, Ontario, the Thunderbirds defeated the host team Fort Frances Lakers by a score 3-2 in front of 1,357 fans. In a game […]

New Owners In The Bird Nest

By Matt Stefano There is now a new ownership group taking over the bird nest. The Nothern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that former NHL defenceman Trevor Daley, along with former OHL defenceman Cole Jarrett and his wife Lee-Anne, will now be the new leaders of the franchise. Daley and the […]

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