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73's Sign Essex native, Tate Wright
June 29, 2020
The Essex 73's have added another important piece to the puzzle. Please welcome Tate Wright to our team.
Tate is from Harrow and played last season with the Windsor AAA Jr. Spitfires…Tate is a very talented D-man and an excellent person. 73's fans will enjoy watching Tate play. Welcome aboard Tate.
73's Sign Forward, Josh Root
June 2, 2020
The Essex 73’s are excited to announce the signing of Josh Root.
Josh lives 10 mins from the rink here in Essex and comes in after spending last season with the Nepean Raiders in the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL).
He will be heading to the University of Windsor to take business.
Josh is a 200-foot player and a hard-working forward that will instantly make his mark with the 73’s.
Josh said that he is looking forward to wearing the orange, black and white and is very excited to join the Essex 73's.
73's Add Laporte
June 1, 2020
Essex 73's would like to welcome, Goalie Coach, Derrick Laporte to the club.
Derrick is an Essex 73’s alumni and he tended goal for the team before continuing his playing career at the University of Windsor.
Derrick is a veteran classroom teacher in Woodslee and he works to develop local netminders as the Director of Major League Goaltending.
He is excited to join the staff to help our goalies achieve their personal goals and team objectives.
McDermott and Nicodemo Join 73's
May 3, 2020
The Essex 73's have added a couple alumni to its organization this year, former player and coach, Jamie McDermott, and former player, Nicholas Nicodemo.
Jamie returns as an assistant coach after a few seasons away from the rink. He coached many years alongside Tony Piroski, with the Essex 73's and the Leamington Flyers. He brings much experience to the 73's coaching staff, and will be a nice compliment to head coach, Danny Anger.
Assistant coach, Chad Wolters, also returns to the 73's.
Nick will be the 73's new trainer. He played with the 73's in 2009 and 2010, winning a Schmalz Cup in '09. He captained the Leamington Flyers and played there two years, 2011 and 2012.
He is currently in his final year of study at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy. Nick's been working at Powertech Hockey Development in Tecumseh since 2018. He has also recently began offering Holistic Manual Therapy at Great Lakes Chiropractic in Windsor.
The Essex 73's select Mike Pailey as its next General Manager
April 27, 2020
ESSEX – The Essex 73's would like to welcome Mile Pailey as our new General Manager.
Mike is born, raised and lives in Essex. After years of coaching minor hockey in Essex, Mike moved on to work with the Windsor Lancers Men's hockey team the last 4 years as Assistant Coach and Head Scout.
He was a skilled goaltender himself in his days, playing 3 years of Junior B hockey in Leamington and Windsor, and 2 years of Junior C hockey with the Belle River Canadians where he won a Schmalz Cup in 1995.
Mike is married to Tammy, and has 2 girls, McKenna 19, and Avery 16.
Mike's number one priority is to continue the winning tradition in Essex, and to ice a team that makes the Town of Essex proud.
REQUEST FOR SPONSORSHIP
The Essex 73's are a non-profit organization that relies on it's community partnerships to meet the majority of our annual budget. We are a community operated club with a board of directors who work hard all year round to ensure that players have a place to play after minor hockey.
Although we are a non-profit organization, we will consider requests for sponsorship by emailing us (see above). Please include your organization name and be thorough in your request. In most cases, the 73's are willing to donate game tickets and/or merchandise. Requests for financial sponsorship are not accepted in most cases.
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