T-Birds Shutout By Nats


By Matt Stefano

The GNML champions Soo Thunderbirds AAA began their first game of the OHF yesterday vs the Toronto Young Nats.

The Birds fell 7-0 to them at Westwood Arena.

Nats goals were scored by James Guest with a pair for including one powerplay marker, Mac Graham led the way with a pair of goals including one on the powerplay and a helper, Jordan Sambrook had a powerplay goal and a helper while Ryan Bonsteel and Andrew Breda (powerplay) scored once. Dean Rayner and Justin Herman each set up a pair of goals while single assists went to Nolan Reagan and Nikolas Kalpouzas.

Joey Roberts was in goal for the Soo’s loss while Dalton Ewing recorded the shutout for Toronto.

The T-Birds continue action at 3pm this afternoon when they take on the GTHL’s Don Mills Flyers from Westwood Arena.