The Hamilton Bulldogs struggles continue after a tough 5-1 loss to the Kingston Frontenacs Saturday afternoon at FirstOntario Centre.
The Frontenacs had the jump right from the opening face-off, out-shooting the Bulldogs 13-7 in the 1st period and leading 1-0.
The Bulldogs started to get some changes in the 2nd period, but still found themselves trailing 4-0 after two periods of play.
The Frontenacs got their third power-play goal of the game early in the 3rd period to make it 5-0. Despite outshooting Kingston 18-4 in the 3rd period, Brandon Saigeon (10) was the only Bulldog to find the back of the net. That goal extended Saigeon’s point streak to 8 games.
The Bulldogs out-shot the Frontenacs 36-24.
With the loss, their 5th in a row, Hamilton’s season record drops to 7-8-1 while Kingston Improves to 5-12-1.
Frontenac goal scorers were Matt Hotchkiss (4), Dennis Golovatchev (2), Brett Neumann (10), Jason Robertson (15), and Jakob Brahaney (1).
1) Ryan Dugas (KGN)
2) Matt Hotchkiss (KGN)
3) Jason Robertson (KGN)
The Bulldogs wrap up a four-game home-stand Sunday afternoon against the Owen Sound Attack at FirstOntario Centre at 2 pm.
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