The Hamilton Bulldogs wrapped up the weekend with a convincing 9-3 win Saturday afternoon in Ottawa.
The Bulldogs offense got off to a quick start as Matthew Strome (28) scored short-handed early to make it 1-0. Mackenzie Entwistle (6) tipped one home less than two minutes later to make it 2-0 as the Bulldogs had two goals on two shots. Ottawa got on the board to cut the lead to 2-1 only to see Hamilton score again as Arthur Kaliyev (18) upped the lead to 3-1 at the end of the 1st period.
The Black and Gold got the only goal of the 2nd period as Brandon Saigeon (25) poked a loose puck over the goal line to make it 4-1.
The Bulldogs blew the game open in the 3rd period by outscoring the 67’s 5-2. Gloucester native Will Bitten (14, 15, 16) led the way with a hat-trick with singles from Marian Studenic (14) and the second of the game from Arthur Kaliyev (19).
Hamilton out-shot Ottawa 38-23.
67 goal scorers were Carter Robertson (2, 3) and Austen Keating (17).
1) Will Bitten (HAM)
2) Brandon Saigeon (HAM)
3) Arthur Kaliyev (HAM)
With the win Hamilton’s season record improves to 29-10-3-3.
The Bulldogs are back in action Friday January 26th in Erie before returning home on Saturday January 27th at 4 pm when they play host to the Oshawa Generals at FirstOntario Centre. For tickets go to http://bit.ly/2jxxZn8.
For information on Bulldogs flex packs and single game tickets call 905-529-8500 or go to www.hamiltonbulldogs.com