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Jun. 21, 2018

DES MOINES, IA – The Springfield Thunderbirds took home multiple business honors at the 2018 AHL Marketing Meetings presented by ExteNet Systems on Wednesday at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa.   Representatives…

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Jun. 13, 2018

T-Birds broadcaster Ryan Smith chats with Dryden Hunt

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May. 31, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield Thunderbirds announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with F Bobby Farnham on a 1-year AHL contract.   A native of North Andover, Mass., the 29-year-old Farnham completed his first season with…

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May. 31, 2018

SUNRISE, Fla. –Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms with defenseman Josh Brown on a two-year, two-way contract and defenseman Ludwig Bystrom on…

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May. 30, 2018

Every coach understands that a six-and-a-half-month season will not come and go without some semblance of adversity, be it injuries, the occasional tough road trip, or personnel changes brought upon by the NHL affiliates. But even for Thunderbirds second-year…

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May. 22, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds took home some hardware at the 23rd Annual Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence on Monday night at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel. The awards, presented by the Greater Springfield Convention…

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Apr. 25, 2018

Few professions in our society undergo more uncertain times than those of a professional hockey player. Take the case of Springfield Thunderbird Eddie Wittchow, for example. Originally drafted in the sixth round by the Florida Panthers in the 2011 NHL…

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Apr. 15, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Springfield Thunderbirds (32-37-5-2) battled back twice from deficits, but ultimately could not get by the Providence Bruins (45-26-3-2), who skated away with a 4-2 victory in the regular season's final game on Sunday at the…

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Apr. 15, 2018

By Mark Chiarelli, MassLive.com SPRINGFIELD - Calling it a Christmas miracle might be a stretch. Luck didn't bring Katrina King and her father, Rick, to the Civic Center parking garage in late December. No, for the King's, some 15 years after…

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Apr. 14, 2018

The Springfield Thunderbirds (32-36-5-2) welcomed 6,793 fans for the team's ninth sellout at the MassMutual Center, but the Providence Bruins (44-26-3-2) spoiled the party in a 5-0 win on Saturday night. The Thunderbirds were guilty of a slow…