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GAME PREVIEW: BULLDOGS @ WOLVES

By: Hamilton Bulldogs
12/18/2013 8:07 AM -

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – After dropping two games this past weekend, the Hamilton Bulldogs (12-12-0-3) are in Chicago (12-12-0-2) on Wednesday for a rare 11:00 a.m. CT (12:00 p.m. ET) start against the Chicago Wolves at Allstate Arena.

Wednesday’s game marks the first of two match ups between the Bulldogs and Wolves this season. Last season, the ‘Dogs dropped both games against the Wolves in regulation. Hamilton is 15-12-2-1 all-time against Chicago.

The Bulldogs have managed just one goal in their past two contests – a 4-1 loss against the Toronto Marlies on Friday night and a 3-0 shutout loss to the St. John’s IceCaps on Saturday.

The Wolves are reeling as of late, having also dropped two straight as well as seven of their past 10. Chicago has won just four of 11 games at home this season.

Quick Notes
- There are currently four Ontario-born players on the Wolves’ roster: F Mark Mancari (London), F Nathan Longpre (Peterborough), F Corey Locke (Toronto) and D Taylor Chorney (Thunder Bay).
- Chicago leading scorer Corey Locke is the Hamilton Bulldogs’ all-time leading scorer
- Bulldogs goaltender Dustin Tokarski is fifth in the American Hockey League in save percentage (.926) and seventh in goals-against average (2.23).
- Hamilton forwards Gabriel Dumont and Justin Courtnall are tied for the team lead in penalty minutes with 40.

Match Up
Record
Hamilton: 12-12-0-3 (27 points, T-3rd North Division)
Chicago: 12-12-0-2 (26 points, 4th Midwest Division)

Goals for per game
Hamilton: 2.56 (T-23rd)
Chicago: 2.77 (T-16th)

Goals against per game
Hamilton: 2.85 (16th)
Chicago: 2.81 (14th)

Power play
Hamilton: 16.3% (19th)
Chicago: 11.1% (29th)

Penalty kill
Hamilton: 82.7% (13th)
Chicago: 84.6% (8th)

Skater stats
Hamilton
Chicago

Goalie stats
Hamilton
Chicago

Rosters
Hamilton
Chicago

Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets and group tickets are on sale now. Starting as low as $99 for a 10-ticket Holiday Flex Pack until the end of December, we have great packages available for you to enjoy more Hockey Unleashed!  For more information, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com. Holiday Flex Packs are available for purchase at Mapleview Centre (900 Maple Avenue, Burlington), at the Bulldogs office (101 York Boulevard, Hamilton) at games or by calling 1-866-DOGS-TIX. 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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