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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 […]

Seven players graduate from Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano On Sunday, March 28, the Soo Thunderbirds closed out their 2020-2021 season with a 7-5 victory over the Blind River Beavers at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. It was also a game that saw the Thunderbirds hoist the 2021 COVID Cup. But that game also saw a total […]

Soo Thunderbirds By The Numbers

By Matt Stefano The Soo Thunderbirds have just completed their 22nd season in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League and have been crowned 2021 COVID Cup champions. And yes, their 22nd season in the league was a different season due to COVID, but it was also a season that saw some good numbers. Here’s a […]

Thunderbirds rebound with a win over Blind River in game five of the COVID Cup

By Matt Stefano Just because you give up eight goals in the previous game, doesn’t mean you won’t score eight goals the next game. And that’s what the Soo Thunderbirds proved to the Blind River Beavers on Thursday night. The Thunderbirds, who were coming off an 8-3 loss to the Beavers on Sunday afternoon in […]

Boman scores twice, but Thunderbirds fall to Beavers in a shootout

By Matt Stefano After picking up a 4-2 win against the Blind River Beavers in game two of the COVID Cup series back on Thursday night at the John Rhodes, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Saturday night for game three of the series at the Blind River Community Centre in Blind River. […]

Thunderbirds conclude 2020 in a good way

By Matt Stefano Wait! Didn’t the season just begin? It did one month ago. But on Sunday afternoon, the Soo Thunderbirds played their final game of the year 2020 as they were in Espanola for another afternoon matchup against the Espanola Express. The Thunderbirds were also coming off a 4-3 loss to the Express back […]

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 […]

Thunderbirds announce team award winners

By Matt Stefano After finishing the 2019-2020 regular season with a record of 30 wins, 19 losses, 3 overtime losses and 4 shootout losses, the Soo Thunderbirds announced its team award winners on Thursday. Two Thunderbirds that won more than one award, were defenceman Nolan Ford and forward Jake Kovacs SCHOLASTIC PLAYER OF THE YEAR: […]

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, […]

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