Six T-Birds to represent Team NOJHL


With the Eastern Canada All-Star Jr. A Challenge getting set to take place in Cornwall, Ontario from November 14-16, Team NOJHL has announced its roster for the upcoming tournament which will see six members of the Soo Thunderbirds representing their league.

The six T-Birds that will represent Team NOJHL, include forwards Zach Senecal, Mark Tassone, Greg Smith, Matt Caruso and defencemen Jake Behse and Wyatt Villalta.


The Oshawa Generals prospect currently leads the T-Birds in goals with 13.


Tassone is currently second in team points with 22.


Since coming to the T-Birds, Smith has been a point per game man, recording 5 points through 5 games.


After leading the T-Birds in scoring one season ago, the T-Birds captain currently leads his team with 27 points this season.


The Soo Greyhounds prospect currently leads all T-Bird defencemen in points with 10.


The rookie defenceman currently has 1 assist through 7 games thus far.

The Soo Thunderbirds hockey club would like to wish these six players all the best as they get set to represent our league!

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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.