The Hamilton Bulldogs will open their regular season tonight at home versus the St. Johns Ice Caps (Winnipeg Jets farm club).
- Game Time is at 7:30pm et
- Arena: Copps Coliseum
- TV: Cable 14 (Cogeco 814, Rogers 214, Source 714 all in HD)
- Radio: Listen Live on AM990
The Hamilton Bulldogs will be without forwards Steve Quailer and Christian Thomas who are both recovering from injuries sustained during training camp aswell as Michael Bournival who made the Montreal Canadiens opening night roster. Defensemen Jarred Tinordi also made the opening night roster along side Bournival and Nathan Beaulieu was recently called up by the Habs for their four game road trip out west.
Expected Bulldogs Lineup
Andrighetto – St-Pierre “C” – Holland
Blunden – Dumont “A” – Leblanc
Nystrom – Duffy – Aliu
Tarnasky – Nattinen – Courtnall
Chouinard – Pateryn “A”
Schiestel – Dietz
McIver – Nygren
“With these three players, we believe we have a group capable of leading in many different ways,” said Hamilton Bulldogs Head Coach Sylvain Lefebvre. “Martin St. Pierre is an experienced player that has been a captain in the past, Greg Pateryn has also been a captain previously and Gabriel Dumont is a player of great character.”