The Hamilton Bulldogs saw their 6-game winning streak on home ice come to an end on Wednesday night as they lost 6-3 to the Guelph Storm.
It was a tentative start by both teams, but the visiting Storm got on the board first taking a 1-0 lead at the 4:09 mark. Hamilton tied the game 1-1 as Nick Caamano (14) was sent in alone at 5:45 as he scored his second goal as a Bulldog. However, Guelph scored again at 6:53 to take a 2-1 lead to the dressing room after 1.
The 2nd period was much better for Hamilton as Mackenzie Entwistle (1) tipped one home at 4:06 to tie the game 2-2 with with Ryan Moore (10) making it 3-2 at 15:24 with his second goal in the Black and Gold.
The 3rd period was one to forget for the Bulldogs as the Storm scored four unanswered goals, starting with power-play goals at 1:36 and 6:35 to make it 4-3 and then finishing off with even strength goals at 7:00 and 10:16 to make the final 6-3.
Hamilton out-shot Guelph 33-28.
Storm goal scorers were Nate Schnarr (6, 7, 8), Dimitri Samorukov (4), Givani Smith (3) and Alexei Toropchenko (5)
1) Nate Schnarr (GUE)
2) Ryan Merkley (GUE)
3) Isaac Radcliffe (GUE)
With the loss, the Bulldogs season record drops to 16-7-3-3.
The Bulldogs are back on home ice Saturday at FirstOntario Centre at 4 pm as they host the Saginaw Spirit in the Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game. For tickets go to http://bit.ly/2B5fk9w.
For more information on Bulldogs flex packs and single game tickets call 905-529-8500 or go to www.hamiltonbulldogs.com