Thunderbirds maintain hold on top spot in NOJHLSaturday, October 27, 2012 by: Brad Coccimiglio
The Soo Thunderbirds continued a nine-game homestand on Friday night with a 10-1 win over the Sudbury Nickel Barons in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at the Essar Centre.
Brandon Warmington led the way for the Thunderbirds in the win with three goals and a pair of assists. Anthony Miller (three goals, one assist), Gregory Sartoretto (two goals, two assists), Derek Battagin (one goal, three assists) and Adam Ritchie (one goal, three assists) also had big nights for the Thunderbirds in the win. Darcy Casola added three assists.
Goaltender Joel Horodziejczyk stopped 26 shots in the win.
David Lazarus had the lone goal for Sudbury in the loss.
The Thunderbirds return to action on Sunday afternoon when they face the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a 3 p.m. start at the Essar Centre.