Young Commits To Saint Mary’s Cardinals

By Matt Stefano He just graduated from the Soo Thunderbirds this past season, and now he’s going to continue playing hockey while attending university this fall. The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that defenceman Warner Young has committed to the NCAA Division 3 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Cardinals for the 2021-2022 season. Young, who […]

Soo Thunderbirds: By The Numbers 1-50

By Matt Stefano It’s been almost one month since the Soo Thunderbirds closed out their 22nd season in the NOJHL. And yes, it was a season that only lasted 21 games due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, but it was a still a season that saw the Thunderbirds finish in first place in the NOJHL’s West […]

A different, but a successful season for the Soo Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano The 2020-2021 season was a season like no other. A season that was short. A season without body contact. A season with only 50 fans in the stands at the John Rhodes. A season that was put on hold a few times. And a season that saw most NOJHL teams having their […]

Thunderbirds defeat Eagles 3-2 in overtime

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Espanola Express by a score of 5-3 back on Wednesday night at the John Rhodes Community Centre, the Soo Thunderbirds kicked off the month of March with a visit to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on Friday night to take on the Soo Eagles. The Thunderbirds, who entered Friday night’s […]

Stephney, McDonald and Bellini lead Thunderbirds past Express

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Elliot Lake Wildcats 6-5 in overtime on Saturday night in Elliot Lake and extending their winning streak to seven games, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action less than twenty four hours later as they were in Espanola for a Sunday afternoon matchup against the last place Express. The […]

Thunderbirds vs Lumberjacks Game Preview

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds will kick off a two-game homestand tonight at 7:00 p.m., when they take on the Hearst Lumberjacks at the John Rhodes Community Centre. This will be the Lumberjacks first and only visit to the Soo this season. The Thunderbirds, who are entering tonight’s game sitting in second place in […]

Thunderbirds vs Wildcats Game Preview

By Matt Stefano Thanksgiving weekend continues tonight at the John Rhodes as the Thunderbirds (8-0) take on the Elliot Lake Wildcats (4-6-0-1). The Thunderbirds, who are coming off a 5-1 victory over the Espanola Express last night, will take on the Wildcats, who are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Blind River Beavers back […]

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