Pavlas Returns From Loan

Winston-Salem, NC - The Carolina Thunderbirds are happy to announce the return of Christian Pavlas from his loan with the Fayetteville Marksmen of the SPHL.

Pavlas was loaned out last week but didn't see any game time for the Marksmen before he was waived and eventually returned to the Carolina Thunderbirds early this week.

In a corresponding move, the Thunderbirds have released Kelly Curl from his emergency backup contract.

Carolina hosts the Watertown Wolves this weekend at the Fairgrounds Annex. Friday is Winston and Salem's birthday sponsored by Nothing Bundt Cake and Saturday is throwback night brought to you by WTOB, get your tickets at the Fairgrounds Box Office or online at TicketMaster.


The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud members of the Federal Hockey League, now in its ninth season. The Thunderbirds are in their second season of play looking to build on the success of their inaugural season where the team posted an 87-point season with a record of 25-5-2-24 (W-OTW-OTL-L). The Thunderbirds also set an FHL record with over 66,000 fans through the doors in their first season. Season and group tickets are on sale now by calling 336-774-GOAL (4625).