The first-place Soo Thunderbirds play host to the Elliot Lake Wildcats tonight in a 7:30 p.m. match at John Rhodes Community Centre.
With 38 points from a record of 18-2-2, the T-Birds are perched atop the standings of the nine-team Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.
A pair of veteran front-liners lead the Soo in scoring.
Nic Tassone tops the chart with 15 goals, 20 assists, 35 points and Jaren Bellini is next with 15-12-27 totals.
Elliot Lake comes into tonight’s game with 26 points from a record of 12-6-2.