Icedogs Draftee Favot hops on the Express Train

By Grant Trayner

ESPANOLA, ONTARIO – The Espanola Express are proud to announce the signing of Defenceman A.J. Favot from Sudbury, Ontario after attending our Spring Camp at the Countryside Arena in May.

Favot comes to the Express from the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves Midget AAA program in the Great North Midget League in 28 games played Favot scored seven times and added seven helpers. Express and NOJHL fans should know the Favot name as he began the season with the French River Rapids of the NOJHL scoring once and adding five helpers in 30 regular season games.

Concluding his Minor Midget season in 2018 he was a priority selection of the Niagara IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League in the 14th round 272nd overall. Favot was a team mate of former Express Left Winger Chase Lammi during that season on the Sudbury Wolves Minor Midget AAA Wolves.

To learn more about A.J. you can check out his profile at

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