T-Birds Fall To Nationals

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Soo Thunderbirds

By Matt Stefano

Less than twenty four hours after dropping a 7-4 decision to Michigan in the second game of a weekend series, the Soo Thunderbirds Midgets were looking to grab a win to end round out the weekend vs Michigan. The Soo headed into this morning’s action 0-1-1 vs the Michigan Nationals.

The Soo dropped a 5-2 score to Michigan this morning with Brad Thrower and Brendan Gillis getting the goals. Joey Roberts was in goal for the loss and captain Jared Fanti had a pair of helpers.

The T-Bird midgets will travel to Sudbury on December 17th to take on the Nickel Capital Wolves. Puck drop is 7:30 from Gerry McCrory Arena.

Saturday Night Action

During last night’s contest at 7:30 the Soo Thunderbirds Midgets dropped a 7-4 decision in the second game against the Michigan Nationals at the Rhodes.

Matt MacKay led the way with a pair of goals for the Soo while Joey Roberts recorded the loss in goal. Artu Lamberg had two goals and an assist for the Nationals while Peter Stewart also had a three point night with a goal and two helpers. Nick Wilson added an empty netter along with adding an assist while Darin Fox recorded the win in net.