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Carolina Thunderbirds Cancel First Day of Training Camp

October 17, 2018 - Winston-Salem, N.C. - The Carolina Thunderbirds are disheartened to announce that the first day of training camp at the Fairgrounds Annex has been cancelled due to ice issues. The decision was made Wednesday afternoon after the ice could not be brought up to the proper thickness in time for the first skate of camp which was also scheduled for Wednesday night. "Obviously, we are extremely disappointed in this development" team President/GM Scott Brand said. "The Annex workers have worked their butts off but we are tryin... Full Story

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Jan Salak Returning to Carolina

October 8, 2018 - Winston-Salem, N.C. - The Carolina Thunderbirds are pleased to announce the return of forward Jan Salak for the 2018-19 season. Salak, 24, split time with the Thunderbirds and HC Moravske Budejovice 2005 in the Czech3 league last season. As a Thunderbird, Salak played in 18 games tallying 26 points (8G-18A) and appeared in both playoff games the Thunderbirds played in during the 2017-18 season. "We're happy to have [Salak] back" head coach Andre Niec said. "He's a strong guy, a big power forward and it's hard to tak... Full Story

Thunderbirds Eliminated from the Playoffs in the Longest Game in FHL History

April 14, 2018 - It's a do-or-die game for the Carolina Thunderbirds entering action on Saturday night in Watertown, New York. After dropping game 1 of the series at home in overtime, the two teams would skate from the Watertown Municipal Ice Arena. Carolina would need a win in order to keep their playoff hopes alive in their inaugural season. Carolina would go with Christian Pavlas again in between the pipes, who would save 48 in the OT loss on Friday night. For the Wolves Cody Karpinski would get the start. The Chicago, Illinois native ... Full Story

Yates Hat-Trick Gives Wolves Dramatic Overtime Victory

April 14, 2018 - For the first time in 10 years the Triad would host a playoff hockey game as the 3rd place finishing Carolina Thunderbirds would start up a best-of-3 series against the Watertown Wolves. The teams would tie the regular season series with 5 wins apiece, with Carolina holding a 4-2 advantage when playing at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex. Both teams are battling for a chance to play in the Federal Hockey Leauge's Commissioner's Cup Final. To start the playoffs both teams would go with a goaltender whose season started ... Full Story

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