SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Thunderbirds were on the ice Tuesday as they prepare for their first-ever AHL game this weekend.
The Thunderbirds went 2-0 in the preseason. They defeated the Providence Bruins 2-1 in overtime last Friday. They shut out the Hartford Wolf Pack 3-0 on Saturday.
The Thunderbirds play their first game of the regular season on Saturday, October 15th against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Their home opener is Saturday, October 22nd against the St. John’s Ice Caps.