Birds work overtime on the road

November 22, 2014

Brett Jeffries tallied his second goal of the game less than three minutes into overtime to give the visiting Soo Thunderbirds a 3-2 win over the Elliot Lake Wildcats in Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League action from Friday.

Jaren Bellini — with his 15th of the season — scored the other goal for the Thunderbirds in support of rookie goalie Mario Culina, who made 32 saves for his league-best 10th win of the season.

The win for the Thunderbirds improves their record to 18-2-2 atop the NOJHL standings.

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