Newhouse On The Move

Soo Thunderbirds

It’s been a busy week thus far for the Soo Thunderbirds in transactions. First it was announced on Monday, that defenceman and Erie Otters prospect Andrew Barbeau was reaqcuired from the GOJHL’s Chatham Maroons, then on Tuesday, the T-Birds have dealt rookie forward Brad Thrower to the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s Thunder Bay North Stars, and today another member is on the move.

The Soo Thunderbirds have announced today they have traded 1997 birth year defenceman Joe Newhouse to his hometown Thunder Bay North Stars in exchange for player development fee.

Newhouse, who came over as a free agent from the Thunder Bay North Stars this offseason, had 2 assists and 4 penalty minutes through 7 contests with the T-Birds.


Former T-Bird and Soo Greyhounds defenceman Andrew Campbell has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Matt had graduated from Sault College in the General Arts and Sciences program in 2011 and has been working in the sports field ever since. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native has worked as an Athletics Assistant in the Sault College Athletics Department during his final year of school in 2011. After graduating, Stefano worked for two years at the George Leach Centre from 2011-2013 for the Algoma University Thunderbirds Varsity Basketball Games as an Athletics Assistant. From 2013 on, Stefano has been working as the Soo Thunderbirds communications person and has also been volunteering with Shaw TV Sault Ste. Marie since 2014, doing Soo Thunderbirds TV Segments.