The Colorado Thunderbirds are pleased to announce that three players from the U18 team have signed tenders to play in the North American Hockey League for the 2013-14 season. Jesse Shelton and Phil Middleton have signed with the Topeka RoadRunners and Alejandro Ochoa has signed with the Amarillo Bulls. The Tbirds would also like to announce that Evan Feno and Matt Meier have been listed as affiliate players with the Amarillo Bulls and Kenai River Brown Bears respectively. "We are proud of these five young man and what they have accomplished plus what they will continue to strive for as players. These junior teams are getting very good hockey players and even better human beings," states Angelo Ricci, Director of Hockey Operations for the Colorado Thunderbirds.