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Mar. 26, 2017

Rochester, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-29-9-2) had no answers offensively on Sunday in a 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Rochester Americans (27-37-0-2) at the Blue Cross Arena. The Thunderbirds and Americans did not waste much time generating…

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Mar. 26, 2017

Rochester, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-28-9-2) will look to salvage a victory in their final 3-in-3 this season as they visit the Rochester Americans (26-37-0-2) at the Blue Cross Arena for a 3:05 p.m. ET Sunday matinee. The Thunderbirds have…

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Mar. 25, 2017

Toronto, ON- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-28-9-2) fell victim to a strong second period push by the Toronto Marlies (36-26-4-1) in a 4-1 defeat on Saturday at the Ricoh Coliseum. The Thunderbirds quickly put themselves in a disadvantage, taking the…

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Mar. 25, 2017

Toronto, ON- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-27-9-2) will take to the ice with a bounce-back on their minds as they visit the Toronto Marlies (35-26-4-1) at the Ricoh Coliseum for a 5:00 p.m. ET puck drop. Springfield fell victim to a major penalty…

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Mar. 24, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Micheline Veluvolu) Rochester, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-27-9-2) could not secure a 3-1 third period lead, and a major penalty sparked the Rochester Americans (25-37-0-2) to a comeback 4-3 overtime win on Friday night at the…

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Mar. 24, 2017

Rochester, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-27-8-2) will begin their final three-game, three-night weekend on Friday as they visit the Rochester Americans (24-37-0-2) for a 7:05 p.m. ET showdown at the Blue Cross Arena. Springfield took care of the…

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Mar. 24, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced they have recalled forward Stephen MacAulay from the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. The 24-year-old center has skated in 28 games for the Thunderbirds this season, scoring two goals and…

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Mar. 21, 2017

Sunrise, FL- The Florida Panthers announced on Tuesday that they have assigned defenseman MacKenzie Weegar to the Springfield Thunderbirds. The call-up to Florida was the 23-year-old defenseman's first stint with the NHL club since being…

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Mar. 19, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (27-27-8-2) got another perfect performance from their goaltender in a 3-0 win on Sunday over the Albany Devils (34-26-2-2) at the MassMutual Center. The Thunderbirds and Devils once again would not find…

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Mar. 19, 2017

(Photo Courtesy South Carolina Stingrays) Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Sunday that they have signed defenseman Colton Saucerman to a PTO, recalling him from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. The 5-foot-9-inch,…

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Mar. 19, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (26-27-8-2) conclude their 11th out of 12 three-game weekends on Sunday when they receive a visit from the Albany Devils (34-25-2-2) for a 3:05 p.m. ET puck drop at the MassMutual Center. These two clubs…

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Mar. 18, 2017

Providence, RI - The Springfield Thunderbirds (26-27-8-2) could not hold onto a pair of advantages on Saturday night, falling by a final score of 4-2 against the Providence Bruins (36-18-5-4) at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. A testy first period…

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Mar. 18, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that they have recalled forward Matt Leitnerfrom the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL). In 51 games for Manchester this season, the 5-foot-9 inch, 185-pound Leitner has registered 53 points…

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Mar. 18, 2017

Providence, RI - The Springfield Thunderbirds (26-26-8-2) look to tie a franchise record win streak as they go for their fifth straight triumph on Saturday night against the Providence Bruins (35-18-5-4) at the Dunkin' Donuts Center for a 7:05…

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Mar. 17, 2017

Albany, NY - The Springfield Thunderbirds (26-26-8-2) received another stellar netminding performance from their newly acquired goaltender in a 2-1 shootout win over the Albany Devils (34-25-1-2) at the Times Union Center on Friday night. The Devils…

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Mar. 17, 2017

Albany, NY - The Springfield Thunderbirds (25-26-8-2), winners of three straight and seven of their last eleven games, will begin their 11th of 12 three-game weekends on Friday night as they pay a visit to the Albany Devils (34-25-1-1) at the Times…

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Mar. 16, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that they have recalled forward Tim Bozon from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. Prior to his assignment to Manchester, the 22-year-old tallied seven goals and 14 points in 36…

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Mar. 13, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The American Hockey League announced today that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Paul Thompson has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Mar. 12, 2017.   In three games with the Thunderbirds…

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Mar. 13, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled defenseman MacKenzie Weegar from the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.…

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Mar. 12, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (25-26-8-2) finished off another three-game weekend sweep in a 2-0 defeat of the Rochester Americans (24-34-0-2) on Sunday afternoon at the MassMutual Center. The Thunderbirds and Americans pushed the pace…

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Mar. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (24-26-8-2) erased a 2-0 deficit behind the strength of five unanswered goals and 45 total shots in a 5-2 dispatching of the Hartford Wolf Pack (21-34-3-2) at the MassMutual Center before a sellout crowd…

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Mar. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (23-26-8-2) will look to pick up wins on back-to-back nights as they welcome the Hartford Wolf Pack (21-33-3-2) to the MassMutual Center for the first annual Pink in the Rink night, presented by Baystate…

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Mar. 10, 2017

Syracuse, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (23-26-8-2) raced back from a third period deficit on Friday night to down the Syracuse Crunch (30-20-5-5) by a final score of 3-2 at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena.  It appeared that the Thunderbirds…

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Mar. 10, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Friday that they have recalled forward Tony Turgeon from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL, signing him to a PTO. In 38 games with the Monarchs this season, the 6-foot-4, 231-pound…

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Mar. 10, 2017

Syracuse, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-26-8-2) will see a familiar foe on the other side of benches on Friday night as they visit the Syracuse Crunch (30-19-5-5) at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop. …

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Mar. 05, 2017

Hershey, PA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-26-8-2) took a quick two-goal lead but could not hang on in a 4-2 loss to the Hershey Bears (31-17-8-2) on Sunday at the Giant Center. The Thunderbirds wasted no time jumping to the early lead against a Hershey…

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Mar. 05, 2017

Hershey, PA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-25-8-2) will look to salvage a victory in the season series finale against the Hershey Bears (30-17-8-2) on Sunday for a 5:00 p.m. ET puck drop at the Giant Center. The Bears have won four of their last five…

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Mar. 03, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-25-8-2) unleashed a non-stop assault on the opponents' net, but could not prevail in a narrow 5-4 loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (35-17-3-0) on Friday night at the MassMutual Center before a crowd…

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Mar. 03, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-24-8-2) will look to pick up a team record fifth consecutive win at the MassMutual Center on Friday as they welcome the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (34-17-3-0) on Friday night for a 7:05 p.m. ET start. …

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Mar. 03, 2017

Sunrise, FL-  Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled goaltender Reto Berra on an emergency basis from the club's American Hockey League affiliate,…

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Mar. 01, 2017

Hartford, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-24-8-2) erased a 3-1 third period deficit, but could not finish the comeback try in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack (21-30-3-2) at the XL Center on Wednesday. Neither team wasted time going…

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Mar. 01, 2017

Sunrise, FL- Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have acquired defenseman Reece Scarlett from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Shane Harper. Scarlett will…

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Mar. 01, 2017

Sunrise, FL- Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have acquired goaltender Adam Wilcox in exchange for goaltender Mike McKenna. Wilcox will report to Florida's…

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Mar. 01, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have acquired forward Thomas Vanek from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for D Dylan McIlrath and a conditional 2017 third-round draft…

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Mar. 01, 2017

Hartford, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-24-7-2) will look to win their third consecutive matchup against the Hartford Wolf Pack (20-30-3-2) when the two clubs meet for a 7:00 p.m. ET puck drop at the XL Center. The Wolf Pack, who sit at the bottom…

Feb. 28, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Tuesday that they have recalled forwardRihards Bukarts from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL.  A native of Jurmala, Latvia, Bukarts played in 11 games for the Thunderbirds in October…

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Feb. 26, 2017

Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-24-7-2) could not find offensive magic and saw their five game win streak come to an end at the hands of the Providence Bruins (33-14-5-4) in a 3-0 loss on Sunday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Much…

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Feb. 26, 2017

Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-23-7-2), winners of five consecutive games, will once again look to extend its franchise record win streak as they visit the Providence Bruins (32-14-5-4) at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on Sunday for…

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Feb. 26, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled forward Denis Malgin from his assignment with the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds…

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Feb. 25, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (22-23-7-2) received a masterful performance from their veteran goaltender in a 2-0 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack (19-30-3-2) at the MassMutual Center on Saturday before a crowd of 5,348.  Facing a…

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Feb. 25, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (21-23-7-2) will look to extend their franchise-record win streak to five games on Saturday as they host the Hartford Wolf Pack (19-29-3-2) at the MassMutual Center for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop. The night…

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Feb. 24, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (21-23-7-2) outdueled the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (34-17-2-0) through a wild second period in an eventual 5-3 win at the MassMutual Center on Friday. Despite a fast pace in the opening period, neither team…

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Feb. 24, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (20-23-7-2) will look to pick up a franchise record fourth consecutive win on Friday as they open a three-game, three-night weekend against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (34-16-2-0) at the MassMutual Center…

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Feb. 19, 2017

Hartford, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (20-23-7-2) were witnesses to history on Sunday in a 4-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack (19-28-3-2) at the XL Center. The win marked the 200th in the AHL career of Thunderbirds goaltender Mike McKenna.…

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Feb. 19, 2017

Hartford, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (19-23-7-2) will look to complete the first three-game weekend sweep in their history on Sunday as they visit the Hartford Wolf Pack (19-27-3-2) at the XL Center for a 5:00 p.m. ET puck drop.  The Thunderbirds…

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Feb. 18, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (18-23-7-2) ended their home losing streak on Friday, and now they will look to build on it as they host the AHL's top club, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (37-12-3-0) at the MassMutual Center on…

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Feb. 18, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (18-23-7-2) ended their home losing streak on Friday, and now they will look to build on it as they host the AHL's top club, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (37-12-3-0) at the MassMutual Center on…

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Feb. 17, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (18-23-7-2) got goals from five different players in a 5-2 victory over the Utica Comets (20-22-6-2) on Friday at the MassMutual Center.  Early on, both teams made it abundantly clear that there would…

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Feb. 17, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-23-7-2) begin another three-game, three-night weekend on Friday as they welcome the Utica Comets (20-21-6-2) for the second time in as many weekends for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop at the MassMutual Center. …

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Feb. 14, 2017

Click Here for Tickets Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds are privileged to honor one of Springfield's pioneering hockey figures on Friday, March 3 at the MassMutual Center as part of Bruce Landon Legacy Night prior to the Thunderbirds'…

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Feb. 12, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Providence Bruins) Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-23-7-2) ran into an opposing hat trick for the second time in three nights in a 4-1 defeat to the Providence Bruins (28-13-5-4) on Sunday at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. …

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Feb. 12, 2017

Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-22-7-2) will hope the road can provide a bounce back following two separate one-goal losses on Friday and Saturday. They visit the Providence Bruins (27-13-5-4) for the second time already in February…

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Feb. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-22-7-2) got knocked down by two early punches and never recovered in a 2-1 loss to the Utica Comets (19-20-6-2) on Saturday at the MassMutual Center.  The Thunderbirds experienced a real-life version…

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Feb. 11, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Utica Comets/Lindsay A. Mogle) Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-21-7-2) will once again try to break their home-ice troubles as they welcome the Utica Comets (18-20-6-2) for the first time on Saturday to the MassMutual…

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Feb. 10, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-21-7-2) saw a late penalty come back to hurt them in a 3-2 loss on Friday to the Hartford Wolf Pack (18-25-3-2) before a crowd of 6,275 at the MassMutual Center. Perhaps inspired by the Nature Boy, the…

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Feb. 09, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-20-7-2) will play host to their I-91 rivals and a cultural icon on Friday night when the Hartford Wolf Pack (17-25-3-2) visits the MassMutual Center. The festivities in downtown Springfield will get underway…

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Feb. 09, 2017

UPDATE: Flair FAQ CHECK-IN: Beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday night, you will have the opportunity to pick up your VIP package, which will include your ticket, Ric Flair photo, and VIP wristband.   MEET & GREET: Once you have picked…

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Feb. 07, 2017

Bridgeport, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-20-7-2) fought back from two separate deficits to get to extra time before succumbing to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (27-16-1-1) at the Webster Bank Arena on Tuesday by a final score of 4-3.  The…

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Feb. 07, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography) Bridgeport, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-20-6-2) will return to the scene of their Saturday success on Tuesday as they visit the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (26-16-1-1) at the Webster Bank…

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Feb. 06, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that they have recalled forward Dryden Huntfrom the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. The 21-year-old Hunt has five goals and seven assists in 39 games played with Springfield in this, his rookie…

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Feb. 04, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography) Bridgeport, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (17-20-6-2) received a remarkable performance from Kyle Rau, and in turn, knocked off the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (26-16-1-1) by a final score of 5-2…

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Feb. 04, 2017

Bridgeport, CT- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-20-6-2) will once again try to play the role of streak snappers on Saturday as they visit the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (26-15-1-1) at the Webster Bank Arena for a 7:05 p.m. ET start. The Sound Tigers have…

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Feb. 03, 2017

(Photo Courtesy of Providence Bruins) Providence, RI - The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-20-6-2) could not solve a suffocating defense, and the Providence Bruins (26-12-5-3) took a 3-1 decision from Springfield on Friday at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.…

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Feb. 03, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have assigned forward Paul Thompson to Florida's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.   Thompson,…

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Feb. 03, 2017

Providence, RI - The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-19-6-2) will look to continue their stronger play away from home as they visit the Providence Bruins (25-12-5-3) at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on Friday for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop. The Thunderbirds…

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Feb. 02, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced four roster transactions on Thursday afternoon, recalling defenseman Eddie Wittchow from the ECHL's Manchester Monarchs while assigning three players back to Manchester: forwards Dryden…

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Feb. 01, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Wednesday that the Panthers have assigned forward Jared McCann and defenseman Dylan McIlrath to Florida's American Hockey League affiliate,…

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Jan. 30, 2017

Allentown, PA-  With the new year not even a week old, and just days before his 23rd birthday, MacKenzie Weegar’s phone rang, and the resulting conversation would serve as validation for how far the young defenseman has risen in Springfield. …

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Jan. 28, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-19-6-2) once again fell victim to last minute opposition heroics in a 4-2 loss to the Hershey Bears (21-13-7-3) before a crowd of 5,034 at the MassMutual Center on Saturday night.  Piggybacking…

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Jan. 28, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-18-6-2) will look to snap a seven-game home losing streak as they welcome the Hershey Bears (20-13-7-3) to the MassMutual Center on Saturday night for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop. The Bears have won…

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Jan. 27, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-18-6-2) nearly completed an improbable third period comeback on Friday night in a 4-3 loss to the Syracuse Crunch (21-12-4-5) at the MassMutual Center. A slow-paced first period littered with line-matching…

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Jan. 27, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-17-6-2) begin a two-game weekend to close out schedule prior to the All Star break as they welcome the Syracuse Crunch (20-12-4-5) on Friday night at the MassMutual Center for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck…

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Jan. 26, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Florida Panthers announced that they have been returned goaltender Reto Berrato the Springfield Thunderbirds. Berra had been recalled by Florida on Jan. 19, but did not participate in any of the Panthers' games…

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Jan. 25, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Lindsay A. Mogle) Utica, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (16-17-6-2) and Utica Comets (18-16-6-1) traded unsuccessful power plays one-by-one on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, but in the end, an overtime steal…

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Jan. 25, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Lindsay A. Mogle/Utica Comets) Utica, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-17-6-2), who have lost their last five contests, will look to break that trend as they visit the Utica Comets (18-16-5-1) on Wednesday night at the Utica…

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Jan. 22, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-17-6-2) fell victim to a stellar netminder as Garret Sparks and the Toronto Marlies (17-20-2-1) came out of the MassMutual Center a 2-1 winner on Sunday afternoon. The opening 10 minutes of the first…

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Jan. 22, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-16-6-2) and Toronto Marlies (16-20-2-1) will both look to cap off three-in-three weekends with a win on Sunday when they meet at the MassMutual Center for a 3:05 p.m. ET puck drop The Thunderbirds…

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Jan. 21, 2017

(Photo Courtesy JustSports Photography) Binghamton, NY - The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-16-6-2) suffered another in a long line of heartbreaking overtime defeats on Saturday, falling 3-2 to the Binghamton Senators (18-19-2-1) at the Floyd…

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Jan. 21, 2017

Binghamton, NY - The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-16-5-2) will look to return to winning ways away from the MassMutual Center on Saturday as they visit the Binghamton Senators (17-19-2-1) at the Floyd L. Maines Memorial Arena. Puck drop is…

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Jan. 20, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-16-5-2) could not complete a comeback try in the final period on Friday night in a 5-3 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (20-15-1-1) at the MassMutual Center. The seventh meeting between…

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Jan. 20, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-15-5-2) and Bridgeport Sound Tigers (19-15-1-1) will both try to continue their climbs toward a playoff position on Friday night, as the two clubs meet for the seventh time already this season…

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Jan. 19, 2017

Springfield, MA - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have assigned forward Denis Malgin to the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds…

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Jan. 18, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that they have recalled defenseman Thomas Schemitsch from the ECHL's Manchester Monarchs. The 20-year-old Schemitsch is the youngest player ever to dress in a game…

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Jan. 16, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-15-5-2) fell victim to a two-goal comeback in the third period for the second straight matchup with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (25-10-2-0) in a 4-3 loss at the MassMutual Center on Monday afternoon.…

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Jan. 16, 2017

(Photo Courtesy Lehigh Valley Phantoms/JustSports Photography) Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-14-5-2) will begin their week bright and early with game action, as they welcome the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (24-10-2-0) into the MassMutual…

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Jan. 14, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-14-5-2) and Providence Bruins (22-9-4-3) went over 59 minutes scoreless, only to see the Bruins prevail on a bank-shot goal with 16 seconds left in a 1-0 win on Saturday at the MassMutual Center…

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Jan. 14, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-13-5-2) have picked up three of a possible four points this week despite trailing late in the third period in a pair of contests on Wednesday and Friday against Albany. Tonight, they look to get…

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Jan. 13, 2017

Albany, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (15-13-5-2) snatched victory from the jaws of defeat on Friday night, erasing a 2-1 deficit to down the Albany Devils (21-15-1-1) by a final score of 3-2 on Friday at the Times Union Center.   The Devils…

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Jan. 13, 2017

Thunderbirds veteran goaltender is as polarizing a figure off the ice as in the crease

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Jan. 13, 2017

Albany, NY- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-13-5-2) will get a quick chance to respond from a Wednesday overtime loss as they visit the Albany Devils (21-15-0-1) on Friday at the Times Union Center for a 7:00 p.m. ET puck drop.  It was a back-and-forth…

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Jan. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-13-5-2) squeezed a point out of the Albany Devils (21-15-0-1) thanks to a goal with their goaltender pulled, but could not fire the finishing punch in a 3-2 overtime loss on Wednesday at the MassMutual…

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Jan. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-13-4-2) begin a second straight week filled with three games in four nights. Wednesday evening, they play host to the Albany Devils (20-15-0-1) at the MassMutual Center for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop.…

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Jan. 07, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-13-4-2) were unable to earn a weekend sweep, instead settling for a split with the Providence Bruins (20-8-4-3) in a 4-1 loss at the MassMutual Center before a crowd of 6,313 on Saturday. The Bruins…

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Jan. 07, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-12-4-2) will look to piggy-back one of their strongest performances of the season on Saturday as they host  the Providence Bruins (19-8-4-3) at the MassMutual Center.   Preceding the puck…

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Jan. 06, 2017

Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (14-12-4-2) played a suffocating brand of hockey in snapping a six-game win streak for the Providence Bruins (19-8-4-3) on Friday night with a 4-1 win at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.   With the…

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Jan. 06, 2017

Providence, RI- The Springfield Thunderbirds (13-12-4-2) will begin a busy stretch against their Atlantic Division rival Providence Bruins (19-7-4-3) on Friday night as the two clubs meet at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence for a 7:05…

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Jan. 05, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled forward Jared McCann from the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL).  …

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Jan. 05, 2017

Springfield, MA - The American Hockey League announced its rosters today for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA., home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Included…

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Jan. 04, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (13-12-4-2) had to go beyond regulation after allowing a late tying goal while shorthanded, but they recovered to thwart the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (17-14-0-1) by a final score of 3-2 in a shootout…

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Jan. 04, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (12-12-4-2) will begin a busy month of January on Wednesday when they host the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (17-14-0-0) for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop at the MassMutual Center. The Thunderbirds, winners…

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Jan. 04, 2017

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Wednesday that the Panthers have loaned defenseman Dylan McIlrath to the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds…

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Dec. 30, 2016

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (12-12-4-2) rallied behind the energy of a crowd of 5,732 to rattle off a 3-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack (11-16-3-1) at the MassMutual Center on Friday night.  As the Thunderbirds and…

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Dec. 30, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography) SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled forward Greg McKegg from their American Hockey League affiliate,…

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Dec. 30, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Hartford Wolf Pack)   Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-12-4-2) begin a busy home stretch on Friday night, with 10 of their next 14 games coming at the MassMutual Center, against the Hartford Wolf Pack…

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Dec. 29, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled forward Michael Sgarbossa from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.…

Furious 3rd Period Charge Earns T-Birds A Point
Dec. 28, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Jon Tenca/Puck Stopper Photography) Bridgeport, CT – The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-12-4-2) received a pair of three-point nights from a pair of feisty forwards, but ultimately could not complete a valiant comeback try in a 5-4…

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Dec. 28, 2016

Springfield, MA – The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that they have recalled goaltender Sam Brittain from the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL). The 24-year-old Brittain was enjoying a fine season with the Monarchs, posting…

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Dec. 28, 2016

Bridgeport, CT – The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-12-3-2) and Bridgeport Sound Tigers (16-12-0-0) will meet on Wednesday night at the Webster Bank Arena in a battle of two teams that have combined to lose eight straight games, all in regulation. …

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Dec. 27, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins) Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-12-3-2) received a stellar performance from a returning leader on the blue line, but the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (21-5-3-0) received three…

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Dec. 27, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins) Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-11-3-2), coming off of their first shutout defeat in their history, will look for different results as they begin a three-game, four-night stretch…

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Dec. 22, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Thursday that the Panthers have recalled goaltender Mike McKenna on an emergency basis from their American Hockey League affiliate,…

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Dec. 21, 2016

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Dec. 18, 2016

Hershey, PA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-11-3-2) could not solve rookie goaltender Vitek Vanecek, and for the first time this year, the Thunderbirds were shut out, as the Hershey Bears (16-6-4-2) pulled out a 4-0 win Sunday at the Giant…

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Dec. 18, 2016

Hershey, PA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-10-3-2) complete their pre-holiday schedule on Sunday with a 5:00 p.m. ET tilt at the Giant Center against the Hershey Bears (15-6-4-2).   It will be a fourth chance for the Thunderbirds to…

Dec. 17, 2016

Wilkes-Barre, PA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-10-3-2) fell victim to a four-goal stretch from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (19-5-3-0) in a 4-2 loss on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.    With a packed…

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Dec. 17, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins)   Wilkes-Barre, PA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-9-3-2) will look to pick up their fourth victory in the last five games on Saturday as they visit the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins…

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Dec. 16, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (11-9-3-2) received a marvelous return from one of their newest offensive weapons and hung on thanks to their goaltending stalwart in a 3-1 win over the Binghamton Senators (8-15-2-1) at the MassMutual…

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Dec. 16, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (10-9-3-2) will play their only home game over a 25-day stretch on Friday night when they host the Binghamton Senators (8-14-2-1) at the MassMutual Center for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop on Ugly Sweater…

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Dec. 14, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds made a pair of roster moves on Wednesday, announcing that they have recalled forward Zac Lynch from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. Additionally, the Thunderbirds assigned forward…

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Dec. 10, 2016

(Photo Courtesy St. John's IceCaps)   St. John's, NL– The Springfield Thunderbirds (10-9-3-2) struck for two goals in 1:08 in the final period and hung on late to earn a 2-1 win and a split of the weekend series with the St. John's…

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Dec. 10, 2016

(Photo Courtesy St. John's IceCaps/Jeff Parsons)   St. John's, NL– The Springfield Thunderbirds (9-9-3-2) will look to duplicate their Friday offensive output while improving on the defensive side of the puck as they visit the…

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Dec. 09, 2016

(Photo Courtesy St. John's IceCaps)   St. John's, NL– The Springfield Thunderbirds (9-9-3-2) ran out of offense in a back-and-forth see-saw affair that saw the St. John's IceCaps (13-11-1-0) survive by a final of 6-5 on Friday…

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Dec. 09, 2016

St. John's, NL– The Springfield Thunderbirds (9-8-3-2), who have earned five of a possible six points in their last three contests, make their lone trip to Newfoundland & Labrador for a pair of matchups with the St. John's IceCaps…

McKenna's 32 Saves Lead T-Birds to Win in Hartford
Dec. 07, 2016

Hartford, CT– The Springfield Thunderbirds (9-8-3-2) got enough insurance to hang on for a 4-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack (7-12-3-0) by a final score of 4-2 on Wednesday at the XL Center.   The Thunderbirds and Wolf Pack kicked off…

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Dec. 07, 2016

Hartford, CT– The Springfield Thunderbirds (8-8-3-2) will face off on a Wednesday night against the Hartford Wolf Pack (7-11-3-0) for the second time in three weeks at the XL Center for a 7:00 p.m. ET puck drop.   The team's respective…

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Dec. 07, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds have announced a final count of 2,793 teddy bears and stuffed animals collected in Saturday's inaugural Thunderbirds Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas.   Sena Acolatse scored…

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Dec. 06, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Monday that they have recalled forward Joe Diamond from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL.    The 27-year-old Diamond has been a reliable scorer for Manchester,…

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Dec. 04, 2016

Providence, RI– The Springfield Thunderbirds (8-8-3-2) and Providence Bruins (9-6-4-3) again needed extra time on Sunday, but the Bruins found the winner this time around in a 2-1 win at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.     The Sunday…

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Dec. 04, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Sunday that the Panthers have recalled forward Paul Thompson from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds. The…

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Dec. 04, 2016

Providence, RI– The Springfield Thunderbirds (8-8-2-2) begin a stretch of eight road games in the next 24 days as they visit the Providence Bruins (8-6-4-3) at the Dunkin' Donuts Center at 3:05 p.m. ET in the back end of a home-and-home…

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Dec. 03, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (8-8-2-2) at long last earned a victorious result in a 3-2 overtime win over the Providence Bruins (8-6-4-3) at the MassMutual Center on Saturday night before a crowd of 4,821 on Teddy Bear Toss…

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Dec. 03, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-8-2-2) will look to win their first contest since Nov. 12 when they welcome the Providence Bruins (8-6-3-3) to the MassMutual Center on Saturday for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop.   The night…

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Dec. 03, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Saturday that they have been loaned forward Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL.   The 30-year-old LaVallee-Smotherman has 368 games…

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Dec. 02, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-8-2-2) could not find payback on Friday night in a testy and animosity-riddled affair against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (14-6-0-0) at the MassMutual Center, falling 3-1. The first period began…

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Dec. 02, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-7-2-2) begin their December slate of games on Friday night at the MassMutual Center as they host the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (13-6-0-0) for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop. The Sound Tigers and Thunderbirds…

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Dec. 01, 2016

Springfield, MA – The Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that Springfield-based Smith & Wesson has signed on as exclusive sponsor of this year’s Thunderbird’s Military Appreciation Night scheduled for Saturday, December…

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Nov. 29, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Kevin Bires/Florida Everblades) Springfield, MA – The Springfield Thunderbirds announced Tuesday that they have recalled defenseman Matt MacKenzie on a loan from the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. The 25-year-old…

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Nov. 26, 2016

Hershey, PA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-7-2-2) never recovered from a three-goal start from the Hershey Bears (11-4-3-1) on Saturday night at the Giant Center in Hershey, falling by a final count of 4-3, the Thunderbirds' sixth…

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Nov. 26, 2016

Hershey, PA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-6-2-2) will hope the third time is the charm as they face the Hershey Bears (10-4-3-1) on Saturday night at the Giant Center in Hershey, one night removed from a 5-2 Hershey win at the MassMutual…

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Nov. 25, 2016

Springfield, MA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-6-2-2) could not maintain a 2-1 lead after the opening period as they fell to the Hershey Bears (10-4-3-1) by a final score of 5-2 on Friday night at the MassMutual Center before a crowd…

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Nov. 25, 2016

Springfield, MA – The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-2-2) return from a brief Thanksgiving break to host the Hershey Bears (9-4-3-1) for the first half of a home-and-home series at the MassMutual Center on Friday at 7:05 p.m. ET. The two…

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Nov. 24, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. – Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have assigned forward Greg McKegg to the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds.…

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Nov. 22, 2016

T-Birds to offer special Black Friday savings for Nov. 25 game

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Nov. 21, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced that forward Jared McCann has been loaned to the Panthers' AHL affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds, in the wake of forward Nick…

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Nov. 19, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-2-2) again needed extra time on Saturday at the MassMutual Center, but could not squeak out a win over the Providence Bruins (5-6-3-1), who prevailed 5-4 in a shootout in front of a crowd of 5,238.…

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Nov. 19, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-2-1) look to end a string of three straight losses, including two past regulation, as they host the Providence Bruins (4-6-3-1) for the first of 12 meetings this season. The puck drops at 7:05…

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Nov. 18, 2016

(Photo courtesy Lindsay A. Mogle) Utica, NY– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-2-1) fell victim to a furious charge from the homestanding Utica Comets (4-9-1-0) in a 5-4 overtime defeat Friday at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.   The Thunderbirds…

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Nov. 18, 2016

Utica, NY– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-1-1) look to shrug off a 3-2 shootout loss on Wednesday in Hartford as they visit the Utica Comets (3-9-1-0) at the Utica Memorial Auditorium for the first time this season.   Like Hartford on Wednesday,…

Florida Assigns D Kindl to T-Birds
Nov. 18, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have recalled defenseman Jakub Kindl from the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Thunderbirds. The…

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Nov. 17, 2016

Springfield, MA - The MassMutual Center will play host to a hockey fan's dream doubleheader on Saturday, Nov. 19. Prior to the Springfield Thunderbirds taking the ice for a matchup with the Providence Bruins, the Boston Bruins Alumni Team will…

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Nov. 16, 2016

Hartford, CT– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-1-1) could not hold an early 2-0 advantage as the Hartford Wolf Pack (4-8-2-0) prevailed in a shootout at the XL Center in Hartford by a final score of 3-2 on Saturday.    The Thunderbirds…

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Nov. 16, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have acquired forward Michael Sgarbossa from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Logan Shaw. Sgarbossa will be assigned to the Panthers…

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Nov. 16, 2016

Hartford, CT– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-5-1-0) begin a stretch of three games in four nights against new opponents this evening as they visit the Hartford Wolf Pack (3-8-2-0) at the XL Center in Hartford for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop.  …

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Nov. 14, 2016

Goaltender stopped 51 of 52 and earned his AHL-leading third shutout in 2-0-0 weekend

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Nov. 13, 2016

MacAulay and Regner score in defeat for Springfield

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Nov. 13, 2016

Springfield hosts Rochester looking to sweep weekend schedule

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Nov. 12, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Binghamton Senators)   Binghamton, NY– The Springfield Thunderbirds (7-4-1-0) backed up a complete effort on Friday with a doubly impressive performance Saturday in a 4-0 win over the Binghamton Senators (3-7-0-1) at the Floyd…

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Nov. 12, 2016

Binghamton, NY– The Springfield Thunderbirds (6-4-1-0) continue their third consecutive weekend of three games in three nights on Saturday as they tangle with the Binghamton Senators (3-6-0-1) at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena at 7:05…

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Nov. 11, 2016

Springfield, MA– On Veterans Day, the Springfield Thunderbirds (6-4-1-0) showed their most valiant effort of the season on home ice in dispatching the  St. John's IceCaps (6-6-1-0) by a final score of 3-1 at the MassMutual Center on Friday…

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Nov. 11, 2016

Springfield, MA– On Veterans Day, the Springfield Thunderbirds (5-4-1-0) kick off the last of three consecutive three-game weekends as they welcome the  St. John's IceCaps (6-5-1-0) to the MassMutual Center on Friday for a 7:05 p.m. ET…

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Nov. 09, 2016

(Photo Courtesy Rich Tilton) Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that they recalled forward Matt Leitner from the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL). The 25-year-old Leitner has spent the past two seasons with the…

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Nov. 08, 2016

Springfield, MA - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Tuesday that the Panthers have assigned defenseman Jakub Kindl to the Springfield Thunderbirds. The 29-year old Kindl was previously recalled by the…

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Nov. 07, 2016

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that Eric Rosa (pictured, photo courtesy Chris Marion/MassLive), a Springfield resident and U.S. Army veteran, will be dropping the ceremonial first puck at the Thunderbirds…

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Nov. 06, 2016

Springfield, MA - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced Sunday that the Panthers have recalled defenseman Jakub Kindl from the Springfield Thunderbirds. The 29-year old Kindl has recorded three points (1-2-3)…

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Nov. 06, 2016

Springfield, MA– In a game where goals were difficult to manufacture, the Springfield Thunderbirds (5-4-1-0)  once again succumbed to third-period heroics on the part of the Binghamton Senators (3-5-0-1) at the MassMutual Center on Sunday,…

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Nov. 06, 2016

Springfield, MA– Facing a two-game losing skid for the first time this season, the Springfield Thunderbirds (5-3-1-0) will look to pick up their first win of the weekend on Sunday in a late-afternoon matinee with the Binghamton Senators (2-5-0-1)…

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Nov. 05, 2016

Allentown, PA– For the second straight night, the Springfield Thunderbirds (5-3-1-0) could not hold a third-period lead, as a four-goal third propelled the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (5-3-1-0) to a 6-4 win on Saturday night at the PPL Center.  …

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Nov. 05, 2016

Allentown, PA– For the third time this season, the Springfield Thunderbirds (5-2-1-0) will look to pick up a win the night after a loss as they visit the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (4-3-1-0) on Saturday night at the PPL Center for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck…

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Nov. 04, 2016

Springfield, MA– The Springfield Thunderbirds (5-2-1) took a lead into the third period on home ice for the first time this season, but the Hershey Bears (4-2-2) showed resolve in coming back to pick up a 3-2 overtime win on Friday at the MassMutual…

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Nov. 04, 2016

Springfield looks to win sixth game out of last seven contests

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Nov. 03, 2016

Saturdays are For the "OT"-Birds   Before another crowd of more than 6,000 fans at the MassMutual Center, a second straight Saturday night tilt for the T-Birds required more than 60 minutes to determine the outcome. Adding to the Saturday…

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Oct. 30, 2016

15 third period saves propel T-Birds to second shutout win of month

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Oct. 30, 2016

Springfield looks for payback after Sound Tigers' 5-1 win Friday

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Oct. 29, 2016

Third-period rally sets stage for Balisy's overtime winner; McKenna stops 27 in the win

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Oct. 29, 2016

Springfield looks to defeat Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for second time in two weekends

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Oct. 28, 2016

Shaw scores first of season for Springfield 

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Oct. 28, 2016

Springfield kicks off 3-in-3 with Bridgeport at MassMutual Center

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Oct. 28, 2016

The Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub are the proud sponsors of the 2016-17 Thunderbirds Youth Preliminary Series.  Once again this season, youth teams from across the region will have the opportunity to…

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Oct. 27, 2016

Former U. of Wisconsin defenseman recalled by Springfield; Doherty assigned to Manchester

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Oct. 26, 2016

Multi-player deal brings two Massachusetts natives to Thunderbirds

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Oct. 22, 2016

Weegar finishes off two-goal third period comeback with OT winner

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Oct. 22, 2016

Springfield looks for third straight win on Opening Night presented by MGM Springfield

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Oct. 21, 2016

Berra's 23 saves preserve first shutout in team history

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Oct. 21, 2016

Thunderbirds forward recalled by NHL affiliate in Florida

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Oct. 21, 2016

Springfield ends three-game road trip in first matchup with Penguins

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Oct. 21, 2016

Inaugural home game for new franchise will have largest Springfield attendance in over a decade

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Oct. 18, 2016

Thunderbirds earned two of possible four points in season opening weekend

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Oct. 17, 2016

Help select the goal celebration music!

Weegar, Sutter Pace T-Birds to First Win
Oct. 16, 2016

Weegar and Sutter each score and add assists in 2-1 victory in Bridgeport

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Oct. 16, 2016

Thunderbirds visit division rival for first time in team history, looking to atone for Saturday defeat

T-Birds Look to Atone for Opening Loss vs. Phantoms
Oct. 15, 2016

Second and third period charge not enough to erase 3-goal LV first

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Oct. 15, 2016

Springfield kicks off inaugural season presented by MGM Springfield on road

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Oct. 11, 2016

Florida acquires 6-foot-5 center from Hurricanes in exchange for Connor Brickley

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Oct. 10, 2016

Former BC defenseman McCoshen, AHL veteran Thompson latest to join Springfield

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Oct. 08, 2016

Springfield scores three in final stanza to defeat Hartford 3-0; McKenna stops 19

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Oct. 08, 2016

Springfield receives two more players via signing and trade with Montreal Canadiens

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Oct. 08, 2016

Springfield hosts Wolf Pack for second and final preseason tilt Saturday at MassMutual Center 

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Oct. 07, 2016

Brittain stops 30, Bukarts also tallies on power play in T-Birds win

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Oct. 06, 2016

Brickley, Hunt, Rau, Weegar will join Thunderbirds camp

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Oct. 03, 2016

Single game tickets to Thunderbirds Opening Night on sale now

Panthers Assign 8 To Thunderbirds
Oct. 02, 2016

The Florida Panthers assign eight players to Springfield ahead of AHL training camp

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Sep. 21, 2016

First-come, first-served until capacity; effective 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons

Thunderbirds to Hold Press Announcement Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Sep. 20, 2016

Thunderbirds to announce exciting news relative to game day experience Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

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Sep. 19, 2016

The Panthers and Thunderbirds have a lot to be optimistic about following a pair of wins at the annual rookie tournament in Coral Springs, Fla.

Thunderbird Thursdays Begin This Week
Sep. 15, 2016

The Springfield Thunderbirds and Springfield Business Improvement District will be organizing networking events each Thursday from Sept. 15 through Oct. 27

Q&A with GM Joyce:
Sep. 14, 2016

Thunderbirds GM shares head coach Kinnear's competitive fire.

Thunderbirds Introduce Mascot
Sep. 13, 2016

Boomer is the newest acquisition by the Springfield Thunderbirds as the club's first-ever mascot

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Sep. 13, 2016

Springfield Thunderbirds reveal jersey design scheme for 2016-17 season

Ryan Smith Talks T-Birds Season Preparations
Sep. 12, 2016

"Voice of the Thunderbirds" Ryan Smith joins Steve Forni to look ahead to the Thunderbirds' jersey design and mascot revealings, as well as Thunderbird Thursdays.

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Sep. 09, 2016

T-Birds Town Hall set for Tues., Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Uno Pizzeria & Grille (820 W Columbus Ave, Springfield). 

Q&A: Kinnear Ensuring Proud On-Ice Product
Sep. 07, 2016

Springfield Thunderbirds head coach Geordie Kinnear sat down with "Voice of the Thunderbirds" Ryan Smith to delve into the 2016-17 inaugural season

Name the Thunderbirds' Mascot!
Sep. 06, 2016

Supply your suggestion for the mascot's name for your chance to win Opening Night prizes!

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Aug. 22, 2016

Springfield Thunderbirds unveil 2016-17 AHL schedule

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Aug. 21, 2016

The voice of the Thunderbirds joined WHYN 560's Sports Sunday with Steve Forni to talk AHL hockey

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Jul. 19, 2016

Street adjacent to MassMutual Center renamed in Springfield hockey icon's honor