News SPORTS NOJHL playoff series: Soo Thunderbirds vs. Blind River Beavers SHARE ON: Rosalind Russell, staff Thursday, Mar. 14th, 2019 The semi-finals between the Blind River Beavers and the Soo Thunderbirds continues. Collage by Rosalind Russell The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal match-up between the No. 1 Soo Thunderbirds and the No. 4 Blind River Beavers begins tomorrow. The series gets underway Saturday at 7:00pm at John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. It is a best of seven series and the winner will go on to the finals to take on either the Rayside-Balfour Canadians or Soo Eagles in the finals.