January 17th, 2019
Niagara IceDogs (24-10-7-0 | 55 pts) vs Hamilton Bulldogs (20-19-3-1 | 44 pts) 7:00 pm.
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) The IceDogs are facing the Bulldogs for the final time this season. Niagara leads the series with 4 wins, including an exciting 6-5 shootout win earlier this month.
2) The IceDogs have solidified a K-9 Cup win for the second consecutive year.
3) Ben Jones and Kirill Maksimov are currently each riding an 8-game point streak. Captain Jones has collected 7 goals and 15 assists (22 points), while Maksimov has 8 goals and 9 assists (17 points).
4) Kirill Maksimov is 4 points away from 200 in his OHL career.
5) Jason Robertson ranks fifth in the league in goals scored (31) and Ben Jones ranks fourth in the league with 40 assists, and Akil Thomas ranks fifth with 38 assists.
6) The IceDogs have the 1st ranked home powerplay, with 31.2% efficiency, and the 17th ranked away penalty kill, with an 73.4% efficiency rating.
7) The Bulldogs’ away power play ranks 2nd with a 27.7% efficiency, while their away penalty kill is ranked 14th with 75.5% efficiency.
8) Against the Bulldogs this season, Ben Jones has collected 9 points (5 goals, and 4 assists), and Philip Tomasino has 3 goals and 2 assists.
9) Hamilton’s Arthur Kaliyev ranks 4th in the league with 33 goals this season, 13 of which coming on the powerplay. He also has 18 power play assists.
10) Recently appointed Bulldogs Captain Matt Strome trails Kaliyev’s 66 points on the year, with 50.
Tonight’s gams is presented by 97.7 HTZ FM! The 3x award winning Biggs & Barr Show hosts will be at the game, and maybe even participating in an intermission period game of hungry hungry hippos!
Tickets can still be purchased for tonight’s game 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