Looking ahead to the Thunderbirds 25th season in the NOJHL

By Matt Stefano Exactly one month from today, the puck will drop on the Soo Thunderbirds 2023-2024 season. And this season, it will also be the Thunderbirds 25th season in the NOJHL! On September 8, 2023, the Soo Thunderbirds will kick off their 25th season in the NOJHL against their International Bridge rivals the Soo […]

T-Birds re-acquire Ouellet from Truro

By Matt Stefano A familiar face is coming back to the Bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Tuesday that they have re-acquired forward Kelsey Ouellet from the MHL’s Truro Bearcats. In exchange for Ouellet, the Bearcats will get the CJHL rights to defenceman Mason Chitaroni (Who now plays for Acadie-Bathurst Titan). “We are […]

Tremblay signs with the T-Birds

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds are adding another Saint! It was announced on Tuesday that the Soo Thunderbirds have signed 2005-birth-year forward Emile Tremblay for the upcoming season. Tremblay, who stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 160 pounds, spent last season with the CSSHL’s Mount Academy Saints Under-18 Prep team, where he tallied 3 goals and […]

T-Birds acquire Ebrahim

By Matt Stefano He started last season as a Wolf. Ended last season as a Flame. And starting now this season, he will be hitting the ice with the T-Birds! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Sunday that they have acquired 2004-birth-year forward Grayson Ebrahim from the QJAAAHL’s Gatineau Flames in exchange for a player […]

Beaupre returning to T-Birds for one more season

By Matt Stefano Beaups is back! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Friday that forward Daniel Beaupre has re-signed with the team for the 2023-2024 season. Beaupre, who is a 2003-birth-year forward, will also be entering his final season of junior hockey. “We are very excited to welcome Daniel back for his final season of […]

T-Birds sign Degagne as a free agent

By Matt Stefano Another player from Quebec is joining the T-Birds. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Monday that they have signed 2004-birth-year forward and Blainville, Quebec native Thomas Degagne as a free agent. Degagne, who stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 160 pounds, split time last season with the MHL’s Grand Falls Rapids and the QJAAHL’s […]

Savard gets invited to Sens Development Camp

By Matt Stefano Savvy is headed to O-Town! It was announced on Friday, June 30 that former Soo Thunderbirds forward Tyler Savard has been invited to attend this year’s Ottawa Senators Development Camp as a free agent. Savard, who just completed his second season in the Ontario Hockey League, will be one of eighteen free […]

Thunderbird graduates Gibson and Foster get drafted by NHL teams

By Matt Stefano June 29, 2023 was a great day for two Soo Thunderbird graduates in Nashville, Tennessee! In the second and final day of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft (Which was held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville), former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Andrew Gibson was taken in the 2nd round (42nd overall) by the Detroit […]

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