NOJHL names its 2022-23 award recipients

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Wednesday named its award winners for the 2022-23 season. Collecting the NOJHL’s top individual honour, as the recipient of the Carlo Cattarello Trophy, emblematic as the league’s Most Valuable Player is Timmins Rock captain Nicolas Pigeon, who also claimed the Jimmy Connors Memorial Trophy as the […]

NOJHL: By the Numbers

SUDBURY, Ont. – Despite the premature end to the 2019-20 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League campaign, teams and players contributed some solid statistics during the season. Here’s a look at some of them; By the Numbers: 0: As in goals allowed during a game. Timmins’ netminder Tyler Masternak did that eight times during the season […]

Billet and Sponsor Appreciation night

SPECIAL INVITE The Espanola Express Hockey team would like to say THANK YOU to all of our Valued Sponsors and Billet Families with a special get together on Friday February 14th following our home game versus the Soo Eagles. Without these two very special groups of people we would not have a successful program in […]

Brisson Boards The Express

By Grant Trayner: ESPANOLA, ON – The Espanola Express announce the signing of right handed defenceman Robert Brisson from Embrun, Ontario. Brisson split last season with the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the NOJHL and the North Bay Trappers Midget AAA of the Great North Midget League. With Rayside he had one assist in 16 games played […]

McInall commits to USports Laurentian Voyageurs

By Grant Trayner SUDBURY, ON – The Espanola Express are excited and proud to announce the commitment of Centre Bret McInall (Milton, Ontario) to the Laurentian University Voyageurs USports (Formerly CIS) in Sudbury, Ontario. McInall came to the Express via trade in September from the Brantford 99’ers/Milton IceHawks of the Ontario Junior Hockey League and […]

Fahey Rides the Rails to Espanola!

By Grant Trayner ESPANOLA, ON – The Espanola Express are proud to announce the signing of 5’11 190 lbs Left Wing and Power Forward Jakob Fahey from Lively, Ontario. Fahey attended the Express Spring Camp in May at the Countryside Arena in Sudbury. At the camp he showed grit, physicality and a high compete level. […]

Walker on the Express!

By Grant Trayner ESPANOLA, ONTARIO – The Espanola Express are proud to announce their first 16-year old signing of the 2019-20 NOJHL Season by signing Centre/Left Wing Cameron Walker from Sudbury, Ontario. Walker spent last season with the Sudbury Wolves Minor Midget AAA team in the Great North Midget League and Team Northern Ontario Hockey […]

Affiliate Walker gets drafted by Frontenacs

By Grant Trayner ESPANOLA, ONTARIO – On Saturday April 6th Espanola Express affiliate player Cameron Walker got drafted in to the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) by the Kingston Frontenacs in the 9th round 174th overall. Walker becomes the first affiliate player in Espanola Express history to get selected in the OHL Priority Selection. In three […]

Lammi Commits to NCAA DIV 1 St. Lawrence University

Friday, March 1st, 2019 By: Grant Trayner ESPANOLA, ON – The Espanola Express are proud to announce that forward Chase Lammi has committed to St. Lawrence University Saints to play NCAA Division One Hockey. The commitment is for the 2022-23 hockey season and Lammi plans on studying Mathematics at St. Lawrence.   (Photo by Dave […]

Rocha Lot 88 Hardest Working Player of the Month for January

ESPANOLA, ON – Monday, February 11th, 2018 By; Grant Trayner The Espanola Express are proud to announce that goaltender Andrew Rocha is the Lot 88 Steakhouse and Bar Hardest Working Player of the Month in January for his dedication and hard work to the Express. Photo above Andrew Rocha – (Photo Credit Grant Trayner) In […]