Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Soo Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League are both in first place with play underway in the 2015 portion of this season’s schedule.
The Thunderbird juniors top the NOJHL standings with 52 points from a record of 24-4-4.
The Thunderbird midgets lead the GNMHL parade with 41 points from a mark of 20-7-1.
Individually, Nic Tassone leads the T-Bird juniors in scoring with 20 goals, 28 assists, 48 points followed by Jaren Bellini at 19-18-37, Nic Sicoly at 13-20-33, Joey Miller at 9-23-32 and Anthony Miller at 14-16-30.
Next NOJHL action for the Thunderbirds is this Saturday when they play host to the Sudbury Nickel Barons in a 7:30 p.m. start at John Rhodes Community Centre.
Brendan Gillis is the top scorer for the T-Bird midgets with 22-22-44 totals followed by Brad Thrower at 13-26-39, Ryan Mulligan at 14-17-31, Zach Senecal at 15-12-27 and Matt Mackay at 12-15-27.
The Thunderbirds are on break from GNMHL play until the January 16-17 weekend.