Pressure continuing to build on road to Calder Cup

No matter who ends up lifting the Calder Cup later this month, each of the 23 clubs that qualified to battle for this spring will all have something in common. Win or lose, they all will have sampled the high-pressure hockey that only the postseason can bring.

Thunderbirds ‘all in’ on push for Calder Cup

The Springfield Thunderbirds have that special something. Head coach Drew Bannister sees it. So does goaltender Charlie Lindgren. And no less than James Neal, he of 869 NHL games and two Stanley Cup Finals, can pinpoint it as well.

Steady Primeau key to Rocket’s Game 4 win

Thanks in no small part to Cayden Primeau, the Laval Rocket are now in a 2-2 series with the Springfield Thunderbirds rather than attempting to fend off elimination tonight in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Fresh start paying off for Peca

Matthew Peca has benefited from the stability this season has provided, and it’s paying off for him and the rest of the Springfield Thunderbirds.