GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Thunder tried something a little different on Wednesday. Coach Cail MacLean wanted to give his players a bit of a break after a couple of hard practices, but not so much of a break as an off day or even an optional skate.
Mitchell Heard did something many people have tried to achieve with much less success. The Adirondack Thunder forward branded himself with a single tweet.
Ask anyone in sports when the best time to hit your stride and play your best (fill in sport here) is, they’ll say the same thing. And the Adirondack Thunder are doing just that. As a team, and as individuals, they are playing their best hockey in the playoffs.
Danik Paquette had a wide open shot on Adirondack Thunder goalie Ken Appleby late in what was then a tied Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quaterfinals on Wednesday. Thunder forward Mitchell Heard approached from the side and just poked the puck away from the Manchester forward, creating a t…
Choosing your number is the best chance most athletes have to design or personalize their uniforms in team sports. Unless you’re a goalie.
If you can score a point per game, you’re considered a very good scorer in hockey. Only the top six scorers in the ECHL or NHL are above that rate.
Peter Di Salvo has played for five teams in his three-year career and spent time with even more. So, when the now-Adirondack Thunder goalie was planning his current mask, he stuck with a neutral color palette.
The last thing the Adirondack Thunder needed was another change at goalie. But all the pieces fell into place and the team might now have some stability in the crease. The Thunder traded for Drew Fielding on Thursday evening, promising Brampton future considerations in return.
Stephanie Sloane had never even held a hockey stick before.