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NOJHL January update

The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday a number of key points relating to the potential re-start of the 2020-21 regular season. It is to be noted however, that the resumption of league play remains entirely based up upcoming … Continue reading

NOJHL weekend wrap-up

Cameron Walker’s third goal of the game was the difference as the Espanola Express pulled out a dramatic 4-3 win over the Soo Thunderbirds in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Saturday afternoon at the Regional Recreation Complex. Avery Rebek … Continue reading

Thunderbirds too much for Express

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds picked up multi-point efforts from eight different skaters helping them go on to drop the Espanola Express 8-1 Tuesday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at … Continue reading

Espanola earns road win in French River

Friday, November 27, 2020- FRENCH RIVER – The Espanola Express trio of Devon Savignac, James Eng and Bradley Brunet combined for 10 points to help lead them to a 7-4 victory over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior … Continue reading

NOJHL weekend update

The Blind River Beavers won back to back games this weekend. Jacob Kelly notched a pair of impressive tallies to help propel the Blind River Beavers to a 6-3 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

Espanola hits the win column with 5-4 triumph over French River

ESPANOLA – James Eng tallied twice and dished out an assist to help power the Espanola Express to a 5-4 triumph over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Friday at the Regional Recreation Centre. The … Continue reading

Rapids take 2nd straight in shootout vs. Express

Saturday, November 14, 2020 – FRENCH RIVER –A Jack Tos five-hole marker proved to be the only goal in the shootout as the French River Rapids prevailed with a 5-4 triumph over the Espanola Express in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League … Continue reading

NOJHL season set to begin 

Eight teams in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League are slated to begin regular season play this week. In all, seven games are on the schedule from Friday through Sunday. Two local teams, the Espanola Express and Blind River Beavers … Continue reading

Espanola Curling Club looking for members

Curling season is nearly here, but like many of its counterparts, the Espanola Curling Club will have to take a different approach due to COVID-19. Volunteer Jack Tait says the season will start on December 1st with registration plans in … Continue reading

No Canadian football this fall

The Canadian Football League won’t take to the field this season. The league says in a statement that it’s “shifting its focus to 2021 and beyond” after deciding not to play a shortened season this fall. The decision came after … Continue reading

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