New AAA Minor Midget Program to be Become Soo Thunderbirds

The 2017 – 2018 Sault Major Hockey Association’s Minor Midget AAA hockey program will go into the fall as the AAA Minor Midget Soo Thunderbirds when they start play in the Great North Midget League in September 2017.

The AAA Minor Midget Soo Thunderbirds will be playing a regular season within the GNML along with participating in tournaments in Ontario along with in the United States. The AAA Minor Midget Soo Thunderbirds will it the ice on July 16th for their first tryout of the season.

‘We are so fortunate in Sault Ste Marie to have great supporters of minor hockey and Highland Ford’s commitment to our youth’s development will certainly be a major factor moving forward. We’re looking forward to representing the city of Sault Ste Marie and the Soo Thunderbirds.’

Sunday July 16th: John Rhodes #2

  • Registration 5:45 p.m
  • Fitness Test 6:00 PM (30 m and 10 m sprint test, long jump and push ups)
  • On Ice evaluation and skill development 7:30-9:00 PM

Monday July 17th: John Rhodes #2

  • On Ice evaluation and skill development 9:30 p.m – 11:00 p.m

Thursday July 20th: John Rhodes #2

  • Summer Ice 5:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m
  • Individual meetings to follow

Cost for try-outs will be $30.00.

To register for try-outs, please forward the following information to Jamie Henderson at:

  • Name
  • Address with Phone number
  • Position

If you have any questions please contact Jamie Henderson at or call 705-256-3606.

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