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GAME PREVIEW: MARLIES @ BULLDOGS

By: Hamilton Bulldogs
11/29/2013 12:53 PM -

HAMILTON, ONTARIO – The Hamilton Bulldogs (9-8-0-3) look to even up the season series with the North Division rival Toronto Marlies (10-7-1-0) tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Copps Coliseum.

Tonight’s game is the fourth of 12 match ups between the Bulldogs and the Marlies this season, as well as the third of six at Copps Coliseum. In the first three meetings this season, Toronto has edged Hamilton twice, with the Bulldogs winning the last match up 2-1 in overtime. In 12 meetings last season, Hamilton was 5-5-1-1 against the Marlies.

The Bulldogs have won four of their last five games and currently sit in a three way tie with the Marlies and Lake Erie Monsters for first place in the American Hockey League’s North Division.

The Marlies have won four of their last five games as well.

Quick Notes
- There are currently 10 Ontario-born players on the Marlies roster: F Greg McKegg (St. Thomas), F Spencer Abbott (Toronto), F Josh Leivo (Innisfil), F David Broll (Mississauga), F Sam Carrick (Markham), F Andrew Crescenzi (Thornhill),F Kory Nagy (London), F Jamie Devane (Mississauga), F Mike Duco (Toronto), and D Stuart Percy (Oakville).
- Marlies defenceman T.J. Brennan leads all American Hockey League defenceman in goals (11) and points (21).
- Bulldogs forward Martin St. Pierre has assists in five straight games.
- Goaltender Dustin Tokarski was named CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 24th, going 3-0-0 with a 0.67 goals-against average, a .980 save percentage and one shutout.

Match Up
Record
Toronto: 10-7-1-0 (T-1st North Division)
Hamilton: 9-8-0-3 (T-1st North Division)

Goals for per game
Toronto: 2.94 (11th)
Hamilton: 2.70 (20th)

Goals against per game
Toronto: 2.78 (T-11th)
Hamilton: 2.95 (20th)

Power play
Toronto: 17.2% (13th)
Hamilton: 16.5% (T-16th)

Penalty kill
Toronto: 80.0% (24th)
Hamilton: 83.2% (T-14th)

Skater stats
Toronto
Hamilton

Goalie stats
Toronto
Hamilton

Rosters
Toronto
Hamilton

Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets and group tickets are on sale now. Starting as low as $99 for a 10-ticket Holiday Flex Pack, we have great packages available for you to enjoy more Hockey Unleashed!  For more information, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com. Single-game tickets are available at the Copps Coliseum FirstOntario Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.ca, or by calling 1-866-DOGS-TIX or 905-529-8500.

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THE 2013-2014 HAMILTON BULLDOGS SEASON IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY MOLSON CANADIAN

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