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Sports et loisirs dans la municipalité de Pontiac - Sports and Recreation in the Municipality of Pontiac

The Legend of "The Shawville Express"

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I was born in Ottawa in 1925, the eldest child of Maye Horner and Frank Finnigan, both then aged twenty-four. The year before, my father, known then throughout the Ottawa Valley hockey circuit and later throughout the hockey world as "The Shawville Express," had signed his first National Hockey League contract for $1,800 per season with the Ottawa Senators. Bonuses from Frank Ahearn, owner of the Senators, brought my father's salary for that first year up to $3,400...

BRETT NUGENT NIGHT IN SHAWVILLE AS THE TIMBERWOLVES TAKE ON THE PONTIACS

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Watch an exciting hockey game and help raise money for a great cause at the same time. On Friday night the Shawville Pontiacs host the Renfrew Timberwolves. The night will be focused on the Nugent family particularly Shawville player Brett Nugent who suffered a spinal injury during a game on October 27th.

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