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GAME PREVIEW: RAMPAGE @ BULLDOGS

By: Hamilton Bulldogs
02/23/2014 9:39 AM -

HAMILTON, ONTARIO – After falling 4-1 to the San Antonio Rampage (23-22-3-5) this past Monday, the Hamilton Bulldogs (22-25-1-4) will be looking to rebound today in a rematch at FirstOntario Centre at 3:00 p.m.

Today’s game is the second of four match ups between the Rampage and Bulldogs this season, as well as San Antonio’s second and final visit to FirstOntario Centre in 2013-2014. The Bulldogs have an all-time record of 11-6-0-0 against the Rampage, including a 1-1-0-0 mark last season and a 0-1-0-0 record this season.

The Rampage takes part in its ninth road game today on its current 10-game trip. So far, San Antonio holds a record of 6-1-0-1 on the road swing. They rattled off six straight wins before losing 2-1 to the Toronto Marlies last night. The Rampage is 7-1-1-1 in its past 10 contests.

The Bulldogs have lost four straight and are 2-7-1-0 in their past 10 games. Hamilton plays its third game in three days today, following a 4-1 loss to the Binghamton Senators on Friday at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec and a 3-2 defeat last night to the Rochester Americans in Rochester, New York.

Quick Notes
- There are currently eight Ontario-born players on the Rampage roster: F Jon Matsumoto (Ottawa), F Jared Gomes (Brampton), F Eric Selleck (Spencerville), F John McFarland (Richmond Hill), F Garrett Wilson (Elmvale), F Ryan Martindale (Oshawa), D Michael Caruso (Mississauga) and D Josh McFadden (Guelph).
- Bulldogs forward Gabriel Dumont took over the team’s goal-scoring lead (13) with two goals last night against Rochester.
- The ‘Dogs are 3-4-0-1 in Sunday games this season.

Match Up
Record
San Antonio: 23-22-3-5 (54 points, 3rd West Division, T-9th Western Conference)
Hamilton: 22-25-1-4 (49 points, T-4th North Division, T-14th Western Conference)

Goals for per game
San Antonio: 2.77 (T-19th)
Hamilton: 2.38 (29th)

Goals against per game
San Antonio: 3.02 (T-21st)
Hamilton: 2.94 (T-18th)

Power play
San Antonio: 15.3% (24th)
Hamilton: 14.3% (T-26th)

Penalty kill
San Antonio: 79.4% (T-23rd)
Hamilton: 82.2% (16th)

Skater stats
San Antonio
Hamilton

Goalie stats
San Antonio
Hamilton

Rosters
San Antonio
Hamilton

Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets and 2014-2015 season tickets are on sale now. Starting as low as $140 for a 10-ticket 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 FirstOntario Centre Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.ca, or by calling 1-866-DOGS-TIX or 905-529-8500.

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