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2024 Registration Is Open

The Jr. TBirds and Rangers 2024 Tryout Registration is Live -- Tryouts start the week of March 11: Schedule here

National Bound (Boarding School Players) Team Tryout registration and schedule is live now, too!

The evaluation fee is $100 for early bird registrants through March 1. Starting March 2 and through March 10, the fee goes up to $150.

    Jr. Thunderbirds, 2023 USA Hockey National Champions

    Welcome to the Jr. T-Birds

    The Springfield Jr. Thunderbirds provide a competitive hockey experience for boys and girls players at all age levels. Offering structured hockey development programs, the Jr. Thunderbirds’ rosters include players from over 20 states and Canada.

    We are a Tier 1 National Bound program.  Our teams play in the highly competitive E9 and Boston Hockey Leagues; widely considered one of the top leagues in New England. 

    The Jr. Thunderbirds, formerly known as the Springfield Rifles, partnered up with the AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds on Feb. 9, 2022.

    For information on becoming a Jr. T-Bird, email us by clicking Here

    PARTNERS

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    Congrats, Jr. Thunderbirds Hockey School Co-Director Matt Foley!


    Jr. Thunderbirds Hockey School Co-Director Matt Foley and his Belfast Giant teammates won the prestigious Challenge Cup trophy yesterday in Belfast defeating the Fife Flyers 8-3 in the Championship game.

    The Springfield Jr. T-Birds are one of the fastest growing youth hockey organizations in New England. This growth, based in the success of our players, was formed in the “T-Bird Way” - balancing both hockey development and competition.
    RIFLES COLLEGE COMMITTMENTS

    BREEDING SUCCESS

    WALL OF FAME: PRO

    Congrats to former JR TBird Ryan Leonard! 8th overall pick in 2023 NHL Draft

    Congrats to former JR TBird Ryan Leonard! 8th overall pick by the Capitals in 2023 NHL Draft


    Congrats to Pope Francis Prep: 2022-23 MA State Champs!