Thursday, December 12th, 2018
Niagara IceDogs (18-7-4-0 | 40 pts) vs Hamilton Bulldogs (15-14-2-0 | 32 pts) 7:00 pm.
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME | K-9 Cup Challenge Game 4
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) The IceDogs enter their final weekend of games before the Holiday Break with Game 4 of the K-9 Cup Challenge against the Bulldogs.
2) The IceDogs come into this game riding a 5-game win streak, during which they defeated Hamilton 5-1 on December 2nd.
3) Robertson enters this game riding a 15-game point streak, with 17 goals and 22 assists (39 points). Robertson is leading the league with the longest streak in the league (and the most points collected over the streak) this season. Robertson has 59 points on the season, ranking 1st in the league.
4) Robertson (13) and Kirill Maksimov (10) lead the league with the most powerplay goals scored this season.
5) Starting goaltender Stephen Dhillon ranks 6th amongst all goalies in the league that have played at least 20 games this season, with a goals against average of 2.80, and save percentage of .914. Dhillon ranks 5th in the league with 15 wins this season.
6) The last time the IceDogs and Bulldogs met, rookie goaltender Christian Sbaraglia picked up his first OHL win, in just his 2nd career game.
7) The IceDogs have the 4th ranked home powerplay, with 27.3% efficiency, and the 18th ranked home penalty kill, with an 71.4% efficiency rating.
8) The Bulldogs’ away power play ranks 2nd with 29.8% efficiency, while their away penalty kill is ranked 16th with 74.3% efficiency.
9) Hamilton’s Brandon Saigeon ranks 3rd with 31 assists this season, with 3 assists more than Jason Robertson.
10) The IceDogs’ penalty kill will need to be at its best against the Bulldogs’s powerplay threats. Arthur Kaliyev has 9 powerplay goals this season, while Saigeon (17) and Landry (14) rank amongst the top in the league in powerplay assists.
Tickets are still remaining for tonight’s final Fall Thursday!
Take advantage of our final $10 value zone deal to catch this battle of the dogs!
Tickets can still be purchased online HERE, or in person at the following locations:
IceDogs Meridian Centre Offices 905-687-3641
Meridian Centre Box Office
Pen Centre Customer Service
Seaway Mall Customer Service