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Canadians Host French River Thursday

The Rayside Balfour Canadians Jr. ‘A’ will host the French River Rapids at the Chelmsford Arena Thursday night at 7:00 PM.

The Canadians are coming off a dramatic seven-round shootout win against the Soo Eagles Sunday night, where third year forward Jett Leishman scored the winner. Goaltender David Bowen was perfect, stopping all 44 shots he faced, including a stopping all seven Eagles shooters in the shootout, leading the Canadians to a 1-0 victory.

The French River Rapids will be looking for their first win of the season, opening the season with a pair of losses against Cochrane, and a 4-1 defeat to the Timmins Rock. The Rapids are led by fourth year forward Alex Paul who has two goals in the team’s first three games of the season.

The Canadians will be looking to piece together back-to-back wins for the first time this season, and keep the Rapids searching for their first win of the season.

Tickets for Thursday’s game can be purchased at Chelmsford Arena prior to the game.

Admission for adults is $12, seniors $10, and free for youth under 7. Season tickets for the 2019-20 Canadians season can be purchased at the door during any Canadians home game or by contacting