Category Archives: Bloomington Thunder

Thunder’s Kalynuk, Halladay receive USHL honors

Thunder’s Kalynuk, Halladay receive USHL honors

Bloomington Thunder defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk has been named to the All-USHL Third Team while goaltender Logan Halladay has been honored with the United States Hockey League’s Curt Hammer Award for his dedication to community service.MORE

Dzhioshvili’s late goal sends Thunder past Cedar Rapids

Dzhioshvili’s late goal sends Thunder past Cedar Rapids

Vlad Dzhioshvili netted the go-ahead goal with 44 seconds left in regulation, as the Bloomington Thunder scored three times in the final period to come from behind to knock off Cedar Rapids, 3-1, on Sunday at the Bloomington Coliseum.MORE

Thunder fall in overtime at Madison

Thunder fall in overtime at Madison

Madison scored on the power-play 2:36 into overtime to squeeze past the Bloomington Thunder, 2-1, on Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Coliseum.MORE

Durflinger’s late goal sends Thunder past Stars

Durflinger’s late goal sends Thunder past Stars

Jake Durflinger scored with 2:36 left in regulation to extend the Bloomington Thunder’s season-high point streak to six games with a 2-1 win over the Lincoln Stars on Friday night at the Ice Box.MORE

Thunder top Team USA; extend point streak to five games

Thunder top Team USA; extend point streak to five games

Four players found the back of the net, Logan Halladay made 19 saves, and the Bloomington Thunder stretched their point streak to five games with a 4-1 win over Team USA on Sunday afternoon at the Bloomington Coliseum.MORE

Sawed off: Lumberjacks upend Thunder in overtime

Sawed off: Lumberjacks upend Thunder in overtime

Christiano Versich scored his first goal with Bloomington and Logan Halladay stopped 36 shots, but Zach Berzolla scored with 3:10 left in overtime to send Muskegon past the Thunder, 2-1, on Thursday at L.C. Walker Arena.MORE

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WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

By David Stanczak Many years ago, a friend of mine explained by way of example, the meaning of the term “chutzpah.”  He said it’s like a kid who killed his parents asking the court for clemency on the ground that he’s an orphan.  While the term is Jewish, and incredibly colorful, it’s an equal opportunity…

WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…