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Saturday, October 27, 2012


             Last night in Hamilton, the Bulldogs took on the Toronto Marlies in an attempt to grab win number 3 on the season. 6 minutes in, Komarov cut to the middle and fired a shot and it was stopped but Ashton was there to put home the rebound to make it 1-0 Marlies. 20 seconds later, Nettainen centred the puck right to Blunden and he scored to tie the game. 9 minutes into the second, Gardiner fired a shot from the top of the right circle and he scored to give the Marlies a 2-1 lead. Then with 8 to play in the second, the Dogs were on a powerplay. Qualiers shot from the right circle was stopped, but Gallagher was there to put home the rebound to tie the game.

      Shortly after that, Gallagher centred the puck to St.Denis and he scored to give the Bulldogs the lead. Mckegg would tie the game late in the period with a goal on the powerplay. 5 minutes into the third with the Marlies on a powerplay, Zigomanis cut his way to the slot and backhanded a shot past Delmas to give the Marlies a 4-3 lead. Late in the third, there was a scramble for the the puck around the Marlies net. Everyone was hacking away at it and eventually, Demont would knock it in to tie the game. So were off to overtime.4 minutes in, Yeo played the puck over to the left point and  Gysbers one-times a shot into the back of the net to win the game. Marlies win 5-4.

       In the win, Scrivens was great. He made 35 saves on 39 shots. In the loss, Delmas made 19 saves on 24 shots. At least Hamilton was able to pick up a point in the loss. The Bulldogs now have a record of 2-2-1.  Their next game will be Sunday night against the Heat on TSN Radio 990 and FUNNY rado 820.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo

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