Major T-Birds clip Cubs


Randy Russon
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February 8, 2019

Rookie goalie Noah Zeppa set the stage early for the Soo Major Thunderbirds in their Great North Midget Hockey League playoff game with the visiting New Liskeard Cubs.

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Nickel Caps nip Timmins


Randy Russon
By
February 7, 2019

A 4-2 road decision has given the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves an opening-game lead in their opening-round playoff series with the Timmins Majors.

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Major Trappers are perfect


Randy Russon
By
February 6, 2019

North Bay Major Trappers capped an unbeaten regular season on Tuesday with a 6-0 whitewash of the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves. With the win, the Major Trappers completed the regular season schedule in the Great North Midget Hockey League with a perfect record of 36-0-0.

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Major T-Birds v. NL Cubs


Randy Russon
By
February 4, 2019

Playoff dates for the opening-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series between the Soo Major Thunderbirds and New Liskeard Cubs have been confirmed.

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Minor T-Birds miss .500


Randy Russon
By
February 4, 2019

They improved immensely as the 2018-2019 regular season progressed. And while the .500 mark fell just out of their reach, Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League wrapped up the regular season with a respectable record of 9-11-4.

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Minor T-Birds picture day


Randy Russon
By
January 29, 2019

The 2018-2019 season is winding down for the majority of the cast that makes up the Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Major T-Birds picture day


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 24, 2019

Soo Major Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have two games to play in the 2018-2019 regular season before the start of the playoffs.

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Soo trio on Team NOHA


Randy Russon
By
January 22, 2019

Three members of the Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have been named to the Team NOHA squad that will compete at the upcoming OHL Cup and OHL Gold Cup showcase events, Hockey News North has learned.

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Soo alters midget program


Randy Russon
By
January 22, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie will be represented by one team, rather than two, in the Great North Midget Hockey League for the 2019-2020 season, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Trappers take tourney title


Randy Russon
By
January 21, 2019

North Bay Major Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League skated home with the winners banner from the prestigious Steve Richey Tournament of Champions in Peterborough.

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Birds of different feathers


Randy Russon
By
January 20, 2019

They are two teams that represent the AAA midget hockey level in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Having said that, the Soo Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds are studies in contrast.

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Best of the Minor Birds


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2019

Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League figure to have two players chosen within the higher rounds of the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Tournament of Champions


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2019

More than 40 major and minor midget teams — including the Sault Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League — will be in Peterborough this week for the prestigious Steve Richey Tournament of Champions.

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Soo boy to Sudbury midgets


Randy Russon
By
January 12, 2019

2002 birth year forward Nick Jameus of Sault Ste. Marie is joining the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League for the balance of the 2018-2019 season.

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Looking at Noah Zeppa


Randy Russon
By
December 24, 2018

Having just turned 16 years of age earlier this month, Noah Zeppa is one of the youngest major midget goalies in Ontario. And despite being bypassed at the 2018 priority selections draft, Zeppa has had the practice experience of facing Ontario Hockey League shooters this season. …[read more]

Major T-Birds work extra


Randy Russon
By
December 24, 2018

Soo Major Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have ended the 2018 portion of the season in a winning way. …[read more]

Timmins Majors at the break


Randy Russon
By
December 23, 2018

A 4-3 home ice victory over the Soo Major Thunderbirds on Saturday has the Timmins Majors going into a one-week Christmas holiday break on a winning note. …[read more]

Minor T-Birds at .500


Randy Russon
By
December 17, 2018

The surging Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will take a record of 7-7-4 into the new year when play resumes in the 2019 portion of the schedule. …[read more]

Minor Birds 3, Major Birds 2


Randy Russon
By
December 12, 2018

An inner-city Great North Midget Hockey League match tonight pitted the Soo Minor Thunderbirds up against the Soo Major Thunderbirds. …[read more]

Major Birds sweep Sudbury


Randy Russon
By
December 2, 2018

Forwards Brock Santa Maria and Nick Jameus and goalie Noah Zeppa sparked the Soo Major Thunderbirds to a Great North Midget Hockey League weekend sweep of the visiting Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves. …[read more]

Points for Timmins Majors


Randy Russon
By
December 2, 2018

Despite being minus a good chunk of their team due to suspensions and Team NOHA commitments, Timmins Majors came away with three points from a Great North Midget Hockey League home and home weekend with the New Liskeard Cubs. …[read more]

Minor Birds a work in progress


Randy Russon
By
November 29, 2018

Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League can be termed a reflection of their head coach. As Jamie Henderson is a focused, disciplined, hard-driven, hard-working individual, so too are the cast of players who make up the 2018-2019 edition of the Minor Thunderbirds. …[read more]

Soo teams take Timmins


Randy Russon
By
November 25, 2018

Soo Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds both scored victories over the visiting Timmins Majors in Great North Midget Hockey League action from this weekend. …[read more]

Major hockey mommas


Randy Russon
By
November 25, 2018

As noted via an earlier item and photo on Hockey News North, it was a weekend road trip to Sault Ste. Marie for many of the moms of the players who perform for the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Major road trip


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
November 24, 2018

A number of mothers of players on the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League accompanied the team on a weekend road trip to Sault Ste. Marie that began on Friday. …[read more]

Great North numbers


Randy Russon
By
November 20, 2018

Checking in on the Great North Midget Hockey League as the 2018-2019 regular season progresses into the third week of November: …[read more]

Major T-Birds split


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
November 11, 2018

Win one, lose one. Soo Major Thunderbirds split a pair of Great North Midget Hockey League games against the visiting New Liskeard Cubs this weekend. …[read more]

Great North log jam


Randy Russon
By
November 9, 2018

Soo Major Thunderbirds can escape the basement of the Great North Midget Hockey League this weekend as the New Liskeard Cubs come to town. And it won’t be an easy travel trek for New Liskeard, which has a home game before it hits the road to the Soo. …[read more]

Hope for the small goalie


Randy Russon
By
November 8, 2018

Cedrick Andree of the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League is emerging as a shining example of a goalie who does not have to be big to play big. …[read more]

Major T-Birds snap skid


Randy Russon
By
November 4, 2018

Soo Major Thunderbirds managed to halt a 13-game losing streak today with a 4-1 win over the North Bay Minor Trappers. …[read more]

OHL warmup for Zeppa


Randy Russon
By
October 21, 2018

It was a unique — and unexpected — Ontario Hockey League audition for Noah Zeppa on Saturday as the Sault Ste. Marie native dressed as the emergency backup goalie for the Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Hamilton calls on Soo boy


Randy Russon
By
October 20, 2018

Goalie Noah Zeppa of Sault Ste. Marie will dress as an emergency backup for the Hamilton Bulldogs tonight, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Minor T-Birds take two


Randy Russon
By
October 14, 2018

Soo Minor Thunderbirds have made it in to the Great North Midget Hockey League win column. Times two, as a matter of fact. …[read more]

OHL scout likes Soo boys


Randy Russon
By
October 5, 2018

At least one Ontario Hockey League scout sees a duo of defensemen from the Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League as potential first or second round picks at the 2019 priority selections draft. …[read more]