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Jun. 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that they have signed forward Blaine Byron to a 1-year AHL contract.   Byron, 24, has skated in 83 games professionally over the past two seasons with the Thunderbirds. In…

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Apr. 30, 2019

We wanted to take a moment to thank our season ticket members for their loyal support of the Springfield Thunderbirds. As we prepare for the 2019-20 season, we're happy to show our appreciation to those of you who have committed to the upcoming season.…

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Apr. 30, 2019

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have agreed to terms with goaltender Chris Driedger on a two-year, two-way contract extension.…

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Apr. 26, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield Thunderbirds, in conjunction with Alekman DiTusa, LLC and the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, announced today that 14,100 meals have been provided to the Food Bank as a result of the Thunderbirds'…

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Apr. 14, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Behind a six-goal offensive explosion and a fifth straight win from its starting goaltender, the Springfield Thunderbirds (33-29-9-5) ended their season in high-flying fashion with a 6-1 win over the Providence Bruins (38-27-8-3)…

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Apr. 13, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Before an 11th sellout hockey crowd of the 2018-19 season inside the MassMutual Center on Saturday night, the Springfield Thunderbirds (32-29-9-5) saw one of their All-Stars make history despite a 5-3 defeat to the Providence Bruins…

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Apr. 12, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -  The Springfield Thunderbirds (32-28-8-5) thoroughly controlled the action on Friday night in a 7-2 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (42-24-6-3) before a sellout crowd of 6,793 inside the MassMutual Center.  …

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Apr. 11, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -  The Springfield Thunderbirds (31-28-8-5) wrap up their 2018-19 season this weekend as they welcome the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (42-23-6-3) on Friday night and the Providence Bruins (37-25-8-3) on Saturday night inside…

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Apr. 07, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -  The Springfield Thunderbirds (31-28-8-5) could not complete a weekend sweep, as the Charlotte Checkers (49-17-7-1) responded with a 5-0 win on Sunday inside Bojangles' Coliseum.     Charlotte, like Saturday…

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Apr. 06, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -  The Springfield Thunderbirds (31-27-8-5) vanquished prior demons in the state of North Carolina, knocking off the Charlotte Checkers (48-17-7-1) by a 5-3 final score on Saturday night inside Bojangles' Coliseum. The win…