The Hearst Lumberjacks beat out the Espanola Express 9-2 Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at Claude Larose Arena.  And, Rayside-Balfour Canadians netminder David Bowen stopped all 36 shots he faced to post his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout, a 3-0 triumph over the Blind River Beavers, Thursday at Chelmsford Arena.