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Rainville backstops Express to shootout victory over Lumberjacks

Saturday, November 10, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express rode a stellar 36-save performance from goaltender Joel Rainville, along with handling all three attempts he faced in the shootout, to backstop his side to a 3-2 decision over … Continue reading

Brancato stops 34 as Eagles blank Express

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Shane Brancato stopped all 34 shots he faced to post his first shutout of the season as the Soo Eagles stopped the Espanola Express 7-0 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Friday at … Continue reading

Elliot Lake edges Espanola 2-1

Sunday, October 28, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – Celebrating his 17th birthday in style, a Tyler Hooker tally 12:23 into the second period proved to the game-winner as the Elliot Lake Wildcats skated to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the … Continue reading

Rayside-Balfour strikes late to defeat Espanola

Friday, October 26, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Rayside-Balfour Canadians struck for three unanswered goals in the final seven and a half minutes of regulation to pull out a 6-3 victory over the Espanola Express Friday evening in Northern … Continue reading

Lee; Reynolds tally twice as Express rally to double up Eagles

Friday, October 19, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express picked up two goals apiece from Mitchell Lee and Matthew Reynolds as part of a 4-2 come from behind triumph over the Soo Eagles in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

Strong 2nd helps Timmins top Espanola

ESPANOLA, Ont. Friday, October 12, 2018– The Timmins Rock used the strength of three second period goals as part of an eventual 5-2 victory over the Espanola Express Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at the Regional … Continue reading

Theriault’s hat trick vs. Express helps move Thunderbirds to 8-0

Saturday, October 6, 2018 SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Lucas Theriault picked up his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick and added an assist for his third four-point game of the season as the Soo Thunderbirds stayed unbeaten … Continue reading

Express netminder Rainville stops 40 as Express defeat Eagles

Friday, October 5, 2018 ESPANOLA, Ont. – Espanola Express goaltender Joel Rainville turned in a stellar 40-save performance Friday to help back stop his squad to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Soo Eagles in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League … Continue reading

Espanola Express Results September 27 & 30

Elliot Lake finishes strong in win over Espanola Thursday, September 27, 2018 ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – The Elliot Lake Wildcats finished strong with three late goal to pull out a 5-1 triumph over the Espanola Express in a Northern Ontario … Continue reading

Majors Win North Shore Fastball Finals Fourth Year In A Row

The Espanola Majors have won the North Shore Fastball finals for the fourth year in a row. They beat out the Elliot Lake Jackleggers, seven to one, winning the first three games of the five-game series. The fastball league was … Continue reading