Soo Thunderbirds have extended the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League championship series to a sixth game. Playing at home on Sunday, the Thunderbirds held on for a 3-2 win over the Hearst Lumberjacks.
The victory was the second straight for the Soo, which now trails the best of seven series three games to two after having dropped the first three.
Game 6 is slated for Tuesday night in Hearst.
Back to Game 5, the Thunderbirds had a 3-0 lead with just over six minutes to play in the third period before Hearst scored twice to make it close.