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Slaker Announces Commitment to Michigan

May 24, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The Bloomington Thunder captain is the second player in less than a week that revealed his commitment to a Division I program. Jake Slaker (University of Michigan) announced on Tuesday afternoon that he will play for the University of Michigan in the 2016-17 season. He will join goaltender Hayden Lavigne (University of Michigan) and forward Steven Merl (University of Michigan) in Ann Arbor this fall. Both Slaker and Butrus Ghafari (Michigan State University) made their an... Full Story

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Ghafari Commits to Spartans

May 19, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The Bloomington Thunder are pleased to announce another player moving on to a Division I program. Defenseman Butrus Ghafari (Michigan State University) revealed his commitment to Michigan State University on Thursday afternoon. As an assistant captain for the Thunder this season, Ghafari helped lead the program to their first post season appearance. The newest member of the Spartan family was excited to make his announcement to the public through Facebook and Instagram. ... Full Story

Davies Earns 1st Team All USHL Honors

May 11, 2016 - BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The Bloomington Thunder's success in the 2016-17 season was a revelation to watch in just their second season. In addition to their results on the ice, now is the time for accolades to be handed out by the USHL. The Thunder are proud to announce that defenseman Jeremy Davies (Northeastern University) has been recognized by the league as a First Team All USHL selection. Davies becomes the first Thunder player selected to the All USHL team. Each team is listed below: ... Full Story

Amazing Playoff Season Ends for Thunder

May 10, 2016 - DUBUQUE, Iowa - The fantastic ride for the Bloomington Thunder to capture the Clark Cup in only their second season came to an unfortunate end on Tuesday night. The Dubuque Fighting Saints were able to hold the Thunder away from multiple chances in the game and take a 3-0 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Thunder battled in the post season as the number four-seeded team in the playoffs and overcame multiple series deficits to get to their tenth game of the post season. The Fight... Full Story

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May 28 CIF Bloomington 43 at Salina 6 Final
May 21 CIF Chicago 33 at Bloomington 55 Final
May 14 CIF Salina 29 at Bloomington 61 Final
May 10 USHL Bloomington 0 at Dubuque 3 (Playoff Gm. 5) Final
May 7 CIF Bloomington 33 at Sioux City 61 Final
May 7 USHL Dubuque 2 at Bloomington 3 (Playoff Gm. 4) Final (OT)
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