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T-Birds struggles continue

Soo Thunderbirds dropped their sixth in a row on Thursday, losing 3-2 in overtime to the Blind River Beavers at the Blind River Community Centre.

Sault native Justin Mauro scored the OT winner as the Beavers outshot the Soo 40-29. Matt Bazarin and Jacob Kovacs scored in defeat.

The loss drops the Soo’s record to 3-6-1-2 (wins, losses, overtime losses, shootout losses) going into a Friday rematch when the teams meet at John Rhodes Community Centre. Start time is 7 p.m.