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|League||Heritage Junior B Hockey League|
|Home arena||Ron Ebbesen Arena|
|Colors||Red, Gold, Black, White |
|General manager||Larry Smith|
|Head coach||Josh Zimmer|
The Airdrie Thunder are a Junior "B" Ice Hockey team based in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada. They are members of the North Division of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League (HJHL). They play their home games at Ron Ebbesen Arena.
- Division titles won: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009
- League Championships won: 1997, 2000
- Alberta Provincial entries: 1997, 2000, 2005
- Alberta Provincial titles: none (best finish: Silver in 2000)
- Keystone Cup titles: none
Playing out of one of the HJHL's larger markets, the Thunder are perennially one of the top teams in the league. They have developed an intense rivalry with their divisional counterparts, the Okotoks Bisons. The Thunder handed the Bisons their only two losses in the 2005-06 season, while the four victories for Okotoks were the only four games the Thunder lost. The Bisons eliminated the Thunder in the league semi-finals.
The two rivals also met in the 2005 HJHL finals, with Okotoks again coming out the victors in a tough five game series. Despite losing the championship, the Thunder qualified for the Alberta Provincials, held in Calgary but failed to advance to the medal round.
Airdrie's best season to date was 1999-2000, when they captured their second league title in four years before going on to win the silver medal at the Alberta Provincial Junior B Hockey Championship, which was also hosted by the Thunder.
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
|2002-03||36||27||8||0||1||55||181||100||2nd, South||Lost South Division Finals|
|2004-05||40||28||11||0||1||57||238||125||3rd, North||Lost Finals|
|2005-06||38||34||4||0||0||68||310||93||1415||2nd, South||Lost in Division Finals, 0-4 (Bisons)|
|2006-07||36||24||7||3||2||53||204||116||1221||1st, Central||Lost in Round Robin Finals, 2-2 (Wranglers)|
|2007-08||36||28||8||0||0||56||212||119||1781||1st, Foothills||Lost in Division Finals, 1-3 (Bisons)|
|2008-09||36||26||9||0||1||53||223||127||1775||2nd, South||Lost in Division Finals, 2-3 (Bisons)|
|2009-10||36||24||10||2||0||50||182||107||1478||1st, Central||Lost in HJHL Semifinals, 2-3 (Wranglers)|
|2010-11||36||23||12||1||0||47||181||136||974||3rd, Central||Lost in Division Semifinals, 2-3 (Thrashers)|
|2011-12||38||20||13||5||0||45||179||128||-||4th, North||Lost in First Round, ?-? (Colts)|
|2012-13||38||18||15||3||2||41||145||125||-||3rd, North||Lost in Division Semifinals, 2-3 (Red Deer Vipers)|
|2013-14||36||15||19||-||2||32||141||145||-||6th, North||Did not qualify|
|2014-15||38||23||13||-||2||48||152||125||-||2nd, North||Lost in Div. Semifinals, 2-4 (Mountainview Colts)|
|2015-16||38||26||10||-||2||54||193||120||-||2nd, North||Won in Div. Semifinals, 4-3 (Vipers)|
Lost Div. Finals 0-4 (Colts)
- Official website of the Airdrie Thunder
- Official website of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League
- Official website of the Keystone Cup
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