Chaouachi scores twice, including OT winner as Thunderbirds edge Eagles 5-4

By Matt Stefano A 5-3 win here. A 5-4 win there. Those are the results the Soo Thunderbirds have had in their first two games of the new year. After defeating the Espanola Paper Kings by a score of 5-3 on Friday night at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Soo Ontario, the Soo Thunderbirds […]

Thunderbirds look to extend winning streak to five tonight against Eagles

By Matt Stefano After picking up a 2-1 victory in a shootout back on Wednesday night in the Soo and extending their winning streak to four games, the Soo Thunderbirds are now getting set to take on the Soo Eagles tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the John Rhodes Community Centre. The Thunderbirds, who are entering […]

Thunderbirds take on Lumberjacks this afternoon at the John Rhodes

By Matt Stefano Afternoon action takes place today at the John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, as the Soo Thunderbirds will take on the Hearst Lumberjacks in their fourth meeting of the season, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Thunderbirds are entering this afternoon’s game with a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and […]

Thunderbirds return to the Rhodes tonight to take on the Rock

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Blind River Beavers by a score of 4-1 back on Tuesday night in Blind River and handing the Beavers their first home loss of the season, the Soo Thunderbirds are now returning to John Rhodes ice tonight at 7:00 p.m. as they will take on the Timmins Rock in […]

Special teams help lead Thunderbirds to win over Red Wings

By Matt Stefano If you want to win hockey games, you need to have good special teams. And that’s exactly what the Soo Thunderbirds showed to their fans on Friday night against the Elliot Lake Red Wings! On Friday night, the Thunderbirds got a pair of power play tallies and a shortanded marker as they […]

Soo Thunderbirds 2021-2022 season preview

By Matt Stefano A shortened NOJHL season due to COVID is now in the past, and now the road to the Centennial Cup is finally back! The Soo Thunderbirds will officially kick off their 23rd season in the NOJHL tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in a road game against the Blind River Beavers. And as […]

Thunderbirds sign Chaouachi

By Matt Stefano From Tunisia, to Quebec, and eventually to the Bird nest! The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed Tunisian-born Canadian forward Youssef Chaouachi for the 2021-2022 season. Chaouachi, who is a 2002-birth-year forward, stands 6’2 and weighs 190 pounds. “I’m super excited to be joining the Thunderbirds,” Chaouachi said. “The […]

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