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 started this weekend. The Soo won the two first games, the Beavers number three!. 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.