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NOJHL announces Thunderbirds – Eagles West Division semifinal schedule



Release Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

NOJHL announces Thunderbirds – Eagles West Division semifinal schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday the schedule for the upcoming West Division semifinal between the No. 1 seeded Soo Thunderbirds and the No. 4 Soo Eagles.

This best-of-seven match-up will commence Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Essar Centre.

Game 2 is scheduled for Monday back at Essar Centre with another 7:30 p.m. start.

The series will then shift to Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Mare, Mich., for Game 3 & 4, which will go Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. and Friday, March 27at 7:30 p.m. respectively.

Should a Game 5 be necessary, it will be held on Sunday, March 27 and will be a 2 p.m. matinee at Essar Centre.

If required, Game 6 is scheduled for Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Pullar Stadium.

A seventh and deciding contest would go Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

The venue for that game will either be Essar Centre or the John Rhodes Community Centre, dependant on the Soo Greyhounds OHL playoff schedule.

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The following is the complete Soo Thunderbirds – Soo Eagles West Division semifinal schedule:

West Division semifinal
No. 1 Soo Thunderbirds vs. No. 4 Soo Eagles
Best-of-seven series
Game 1: Saturday, March 19 @ Thunderbirds 7:30 p.m. (Essar Centre)
Game 2: Monday, March 21 @ Thunderbirds 7:30 p.m. (Essar Centre)
Game 3: Wednesday, March 23 @ Eagles 7 p.m. (Pullar Stadium)
Game 4: Friday, March 25 @ Eagles 7:30 p.m. (Pullar Stadium)
Game 5*: Sunday, March 27 @ Thunderbirds 2 p.m. (Essar Centre)
Game 6*: Monday, March 28 @ Eagles 7 p.m. (Pullar Stadium)
Game 7*: Wednesday, March 30 @  Thunderbirds 7 p.m. (T.B.A.)
*- if necessary