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  • March 22, 2019
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Veterans Coffee Update March 19, 2019

Veterans Coffee Update March 19, 2019 Veterans Coffee events are hosted by: TRELLIS Supportive Care formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   dtimmons@trellissupport.org TRELLIS Supportive Care provides Personalized Palliative & Hospice Care, and Family Support to Veterans and the Community Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator ———————————————————————————– Trellis Supportive Care Grief Counseling services – Free and Open to the Public. Don’t face grief alone.  336 331-1300 or www.trellissupport.org ————————– Learn more about being a Trellis Supportive Care Veteran Volunteer. Call 336 331-1300 ———————————————————— Salisbury, Tuesday March
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  • March 19, 2019
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FEJT SUSPENDED FIVE GAMES; TEAM APPEALING

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds learned today of the league’s decision to suspend Dominik Fejt for five games. The Thunderbirds are disappointed in the league with this decision and are filing an appeal on behalf of Fejt. Fejt was suspended pending review for his actions during the game on Friday night against the Mentor Ice Breakers. Whatever penalty is handed down post-appeal, Fejt has already served one game of any suspension. “We are extremely disappointed in the number of games Dominik has initially been suspended,” Thunderbirds President/GM Scott Brand said. “It is a gross over-punishment considering this league’s precedents
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  • March 19, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS PUT UP DOMINATING EFFORT TO SWEEP ICE BREAKERS

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds put the foot on the gas and through the floor on Saturday night with a big 9-0 win over the Mentor Ice Breakers in front of a sellout crowd.Mike Baker opened up the scoring 5:36 into the first period with a left point shot that found its way past Kelly Curl and into the net. Later in the first Jan Salak fired a quick wrist shot that kissed off the left post past Curl and in. The score after one was 2-0 Carolina and the shots were an even more ludicrous 23-7.The shot total
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  • March 16, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS WIN BIG OVER ICE BREAKERS FRIDAY NIGHT

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds and Mentor Ice Breakers played their usual high intensity game and thanks to a spree of goals in the second the Thunderbirds came out on top 7-2. It took a while for the scoring to open but once Carolina got the offense going only the intermission horn would stop them. First, Petr Panacek fired a wrist shot that beat John Sellie-Henson to the glove hand. That goal went in with 1:56 left in the first. Then, Michael Bunn scored on a great individual effort cutting to the slot and firing lower right corner past
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  • March 12, 2019
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A STATEMENT FROM THUNDERBIRDS PRESIDENT/GM SCOTT BRAND

Flock-As I am sure you are aware there was an incident last Sunday with a game that involved Elmira and your Thunderbirds. There are a couple of questions that have arisen and several of you have reached out to our office for a comment, etc. We won’t have all the answers right now because everything is still being investigated by the league but here is what we can tell you right now. First and foremost, it would have been irresponsible for any comment to be made involving a situation which is being investigated either by law enforcement or internally within
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  • January 27, 2019
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CAROLINA WINS 19TH STRAIGHT WITH GRITTY EFFORT OVER MENTOR

Winston-Salem, NC – A capacity crowd at the Fairgrounds Annex were on pins and needles through much of the game, but two third period goals from the Thunderbirds gave Carolina a 3-1 win over the Mentor Ice Breakers Saturday night. The first period was dominated by Carolina but it took over 18 minutes to solve Mentor netminder John Sellie-Hanson. The opening goal came off of a Jay Kenney shot that was sent high in the air after a stick save by Sellie-Hanson. Joe Cangelosi patiently waited for it to fall to crossbar level and then batted it in making contact
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  • January 25, 2019
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GREBENNIKOV RETURNS TO THUNDERBIRDS

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds are happy to announce the return of Viktor Grebennikov to the active roster starting with tonight’s game against the Mentor Ice Breakers.Grebennikov has played in 10 games so far this year with the Thunderbirds and has registered five points (2G-3A) in those games. Grebennikov had to leave the team earlier this month due to a family issue.“We’re very excited for Viktor to be back” head coach Andre Niec said. “It’s great to be a professional athlete but we always have to remember that family is most important, I’m happy he is sorted out and
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  • January 24, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS SIGNING SOLARTE TO CELEBRITY CONTRACT

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud to announce the celebrity contract signing of Mike Solarte effective for Saturday’s game against the Mentor Ice Breakers.Solarte is the Sports Director for Charter Communications/Spectrum News and is the host of the Chevrolet Sports Night seen all throughout North Carolina. Solarte has held his current position of Sports Director for 17 years. He is a native of the Chicagoland area and not only grew up playing ice hockey but continues to play when he’s not working in the sportscasting business.“I appreciate the Thunderbirds giving me the opportunity to live out a dream
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  • January 19, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS ROUT WOLVES 9-0 FOR 16TH STRAIGHT WIN

Winston-Salem, NC – Something inspired the Carolina Thunderbirds tonight. Maybe it was the new goal lights, or the new horn or all the mascots running around having a blast to help celebrate Winston and Salem’s birthday, whatever it was it worked as Carolina defeated Watertown 9-0 on Friday night. The goal scoring started about midway through the first period and came in a quick one-two punch as Jiri Pargac potted home a juicy rebound given up by Wolves netminder Christopher Marsillo to make it 1-0. A little more than two minutes later on the power play Jan Salak tipped home
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  • December 9, 2018
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THUNDERBIRDS SWEEP NEW YORK ROAD TRIP, DEFEAT WATERTOWN 5-2

Watertown, NY – The Carolina Thunderbirds took the full six out of six points from their New York road swing after defeating the defending Commissioner’s Cup champion Watertown Wolves 5-2 on Saturday night. Carolina would not be plagued by any sort of slow start as they jumped out to a 2-0 lead through the first period of play. Chase Fallis and Josh Pietrantonio secured the opening goals of the game about 10 minutes apart in the first period. Watertown would not back down and showed why they are the highest scoring offense in the FHL with a two-goal second period
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