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Indians announce players for the upcoming 2016/2017 season

The following players have committed to play with the Soo Indians for the upcoming season.
Aidan Curry           Goalie
Jordan Lawday       Goalie
Georg Landro        Defense
Justin Hendrickson   Defense
Justin Moyle            Defense
Dylan Cook             Defense
Hayden Clark          Defense
Spencer DenBeste   Forward
Brendan Miller         Forward
Jacob Burton           Forward
Avery Rebek           Forward
Kyle Lake               Forward
Dylan Anderson      Forward
Nolan Jestadt         Forward
Zak Lasley             Forward
Lucas Theriault       Forward
Kalvin Hillock          Forward/Defense
Griffin Medina         Forward
Players will report to Sault Ste. Marie on August 28th for training camp.

Indians announce a partnership with LSSU sports science department

General Manager Mike Kaunisto announced today that the Soo Indians have formed a partnership with the Lake Superior State University sports science department to evaluate and work with Al MacArthur the Indians strength and conditioning coach to analyze and recomend strength programs to enhance all the players.  Eric Statt, PH.D, Chair and Assistant Professor of the Recreation Studies and Exercise Science, along with the LSSU students will do the NHL Combine testing on all of the Players to evaluate and follow their progress throughout the year.  Coach Rebek stated this is a great opportunity for all of our players to elevate their strength and conditioning to improve their overall game.

Soo Indians Tryout Schedule

Friday June 17   5:00 pm   Registration
                        7:00-8:30 pm  Practice
Saturday June 18   10:00 am    Game
                              5:00 pm    Game
Sunday June 19      9:00 am     Game
Player exit interviews will immediately after the game finishes.  Players selected for the team will be required to pay a $500 deposit to hold their position on the team, any questions contact Mike Kaunisto @ 906 440 0157 or Rick Corbiere @ 906 322 2070.

Goalie positions full for tryout camp

  If you are interested in playing Goal for the Soo Indians you must contact Rick Corbiere directly as we have exceded our number of goalies we can except at the tryout camp in June.  Rick can be reached at 906-322-2070 week days after 6pm EST anytime on the weekends AAA or higher experience preferred


Indians Announce New Coaching Staff

 Jeremy Rebek, Soo Indians Midget AAA Head Coach

Joe Greener, Assistant


General Manager of Soo Indians Midget AAA, Mike Kaunisto, is pleased to announce, Jeremy Rebek as the new Head Coach of Soo Indians for the 2016-17 season.  Joe Greener will assist Rebek.  Rebek will bring in another assistant, which will be announced in the near future.

Rebek has spent the past two years as an Assistant Coach with the Soo Thunderbirds Junior A Team of the NOJHL where he was a part of the program’s league champions for the last two years and Dudley Hewitt Cup Finalists.  Prior to his time with The Soo Thunderbirds, he spent eleven seasons playing pro hockey in the AHL, ECHL and European Leagues.  Rebek spent three seasons with the OHL Owen Sound Platers. “We are extremely pleased to have Jeremy leading our program,” stated Kaunisto. “His vast coaching and playing experience throughout the hockey community will greatly benefit our players and our program.”

Greener hails from the United Kingdom, where he played pro hockey for the past eight years.  His final two seasons he was named player/coach for the Basingstoke Bisons.  Greener also played four seasons in the North American Hockey League for the Soo Indians, Traverse City North Stars and Cleveland Barons.  Greener is a Soo Indians Midget AAA alumni, playing two seasons for the club.  “Joe was a hard nosed, gritty player, who will bring energy and enthusiasm to the club.  Joe’s dedication to the organization and commitment to the players will be instrumental in moving players to the next level.”