Thornhill Thunderbirds

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Thornhill Thunderbirds
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City Thornhill, Ontario
League Mid-Ontario Jr. B/
Central Jr. B
Operated1975 (1975)-1984
Home arenaThornhill Community Centre
Colours Red, Black, and White

The Thornhill Thunderbirds were a Canadian Junior "B" ice hockey team from Thornhill, Ontario. They played in the Central Junior B Hockey League.

History

The Thornhill Thunderbirds were a junior hockey team in Ontario. The team existed in two phases. The first was a Junior B team that started in the Mid-Ontario Junior B league. After the league folded in 1978, the team moved to the Central Junior B league, where it folded after the 1984 season.

A second Thornhill Thunderbirds team is now known as the Mississauga Chargers. Hockey returned to Thornill in 1988, when the Metro Junior B Richmond Hill Dukes moved to Thornhill again assuming the Thunderbirds nickname. In 1990 that team merged with the Markham Connection (which had been known as the Markham Travelways from 1983 until 1989), and for one year were named the Markham Thunderbirds. In 1991 they returned to their Thornhill Thunderbirds name for one season. In 1992, they moved to Mississauga.

Thornhill Thunderbirds Junior "B"

SeasonGPWLTOTLGFGAPResultsPlayoffs
1975-76367236-131218207th MOJBHL
1976-774020173-207198432nd MOJBHLLost Final
1977-783214153-171196313rd MOJBHL
1978-794414228-----368th CJBHL
1979-804414282-1962633010th CJBHL
1980-814418242-242272388th CJBHL
1981-824020164-226185445th CJBHL
1982-834214235-189211336th CJBHL
1983-84409274-151244229th CJBHL

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