T-Birds sign Emmerson


Sean EmmersonThe Soo Thunderbirds have announced today that they have signed free agent forward Sean Emmerson.

Emmerson, who stands 6’3 and 193 lbs, played a pair of games this season with Concordia University of the CCAA, where he had no points.

The 1996 birth year forward spent the 2015-2016 season with the KIJHL’s Princeton Posse, scoring 7 times and setting up 7 others through 43 games along with collecting 22 penalty minutes.

The Edmonton, Alberta native is expected to suit up for the T-Birds in tonight’s game against the Blind River Beavers at the Essar Centre.

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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.