Sports

Butcher sets up 3 as Eagles knock off Express

Saturday, December 1, 2018 – SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Mikey Butcher set-up a trio of Soo Eagles tallies for his third three-assist night of this career to help power the Soo Eagles past the Espanola Express 7-1 Saturday evening … Continue reading

5 assists for Flanders as Cochrane takes neutral site event over Espanola in Little Current

Friday, November 30, 2018 – LITTLE CURRENT, Ont. – The Cochrane Crunch trio of Austin Whelan, Trent Grimshaw and Nicolas Flanders combined for 13 points to lead their side to a 9-5 high-scoring decision over the Espanola Express in a … Continue reading

Blind River skates to 7-3 win over Espanola

Sunday, November 25, 2018- BLIND RIVER, Ont. – The Blind River Beavers picked up multi-point days from seven different skaters Sunday afternoon to help them skate past the Espanola Express 7-3 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at … Continue reading

Salem strikes late in OT as Express rally to edge Gold Miners

Friday, November 23, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – Matais Salem’s second goal of the game, coming with 11.7 seconds left in overtime, lifted the Espanola Express to a thrilling 5-4 come from behind triumph over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners … Continue reading

Espanola Senior Boys Win NOSSA Volleyball

By Nancy Waddell Parks – On Thursday, November 15th the Senior Boys Volleyball team from the Espanola High School did what no other Senior boys volleyball team had done before them.  They won the Northern Ontario Championship (NOSSA) for volleyball … Continue reading

Nadeau scores 5 times, adds an assist, as Blind River beats Espanola

Sunday, November 18, 2018 – BLIND RIVER, Ont. – Riley Nadeau of the Blind River Beavers had a career-high six points and five goals Sunday to help lead his side to a 9-4 victory over the Espanola Express in Northern … Continue reading

Rapids earn 3-1 road decision over Express

Friday, November 16, 2018 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The French River Rapids picked up a goal in each period as they went on to defeat the Espanola Express 3-1 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at the … Continue reading

Rayside-Balfour rallies past Espanola

Thursday, November 15, 2018 – CHELMSFORD, Ont. – The Rayside-Balfour Canadians picked up a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and an assist from Eric Eschweiler to help them rally for an eventual 8-4 come from behind victory over the … Continue reading

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