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Thunder Top Musketeers in Physical Battle

October 10, 2015 - SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Blocking shots was the name of the game for the Bloomington Thunder who turned in a 2-1 victory over the Sioux City Musketeers Friday night. The Thunder relied on transition plays to score both goals in the game and the defense kept the puck away from the front of the net. Bloomington's win moves them to 2-3-0 while the Musketeers fall to .500 with a 2-2-0 record. "From the forwards to the defense we blocked a total of 26 shots tonight so that shows there's an effort to win... Full Story

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Thunder Score Two Power Play Goals, Fall 4-2

October 3, 2015 - YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Bloomington Thunder scored the first goal of the game against the Youngstown Phantoms Friday night in a 4-2 loss. The Phantoms stood behind another strong goaltending defense as the Thunder outshot Youngstown for the second time in two nights 37-33. Bloomington falls to 1-3-0 and the Phantoms improve to 2-1-0. "Disappointing weekend for us, but hopefully this is fuel for the fire moving forward," said Assistant Coach and Director of Scouting Dan Jewell after the game. "... Full Story

Kalynuk Scores in 5-1 Loss to Phantoms

October 2, 2015 - YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The trip to Youngstown opened on a sour note for the Bloomington Thunder as the Phantoms earned a 5-1 win to open a two game set. Bloomington grabbed their first goal of the game on a career note for defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk (Western Michigan University), who scored his first of his USHL career. The Thunder fall to 1-2-0 on the season while the Phantoms take their first win of the year at 1-1-0. The Phantoms tilted the score in their favor with two goals in the first. A one... Full Story

Mattson, Jette Make NHL CSS Report

September 29, 2015 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The NHL Central Scouting Service reports the top prospects for upcoming NHL drafts and has noted two players with connections to Bloomington. The Bloomington Thunder, in connection with NHL CSS announced Tuesday morning that forward Mitchell Mattson (University of North Dakota) and affiliate prospect Tyler Jette have been named to the 'Preliminary 2015 Players to Watch' list and are on the fast track to being drafted in 2016. The NHL CSS ranks players by a letter "rati... Full Story

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