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Rebek, Savard pace Thunderbirds to showcase win

Avery Rebek and Tyler Savard had three points each as the Thunderbirds beat Cochrane
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File photo. Avery Rebek of the Soo Thunderbirds. Brad Coccimiglio/SooToday

The Soo Thunderbirds wrapped up action at the annual Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League showcase on Wednesday night with a win.

The Thunderbirds skated to a 4-1 win over the Cochrane Crunch at the Big Bear Arena in Sault, Mich. to conclude the event with a pair of wins.

Soo Greyhounds prospect Tyler Savard paced the Thunderbirds offensively with a pair of goals and an assist.

Avery Rebek assisted on three goals for the Thunderbirds.

Nolan Ford and Daniel Bazarin also scored.

Thunderbirds goaltender Dakota Meyer stopped 29 shots.

Stephen Minichiello had the lone goal for Cochrane while goaltender Cody Levesque stopped 27 shots.

The Thunderbirds improve to 6-7-1-2 with the win while Cochrane falls to 6-7-0-1.

The Thunderbirds return to action on Friday night at home against Cochrane. Puck drop for the game is 7 p.m. at the Pee Wee Arena locally.


Brad Coccimiglio

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A graduate of Loyalist College’s Sports Journalism program, Brad Coccimiglio’s work has appeared in The Hockey News as well as online at in addition to regular freelance work with SooToday before joining the team full time.
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