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Holiday Fan Fest Game Preview: Guelph Storm vs. Hamilton Bulldogs

The Holiday Fan Fest begins at 4:00pm and the Storm take on the Bulldogs at 7:30pm.

The Guelph Storm welcome the Hamilton Bulldogs to the Sleeman Centre on Friday evening as they face-off for the first time this season. The defending champions are heading into Friday’s game in 7th place in the Eastern Conference, while Guelph is in 4th in the Western Conference.

Guelph is currently on a 3 game win streak after they swept the three in three prior to the holiday break, as they outscored their opponents 20-10 in that span.

Fans can purchase tickets either in-person at the Sleeman Centre Box Office, by calling (519) 837-9690 or online at ticketmaster.com here.

HEAD TO HEAD
2018-19 Regular Season
HAM 0-0-0-0 GUE 0-0-0-0
2017-18 Regular Season
HAM 0-2-0-0 GUE 2-0-0-0
Last Five Years
HAM 5-3-0-0 GUE 3-5-0-0
Last Five Years At Hamilton
HAM 2-2-0-0 GUE 2-2-0-0
Last Five Years At Guelph
HAM 3-1-0-0 GUE 1-3-0-0
Previous Meetings This Season
TOP SCORERS
Hamilton Guelph
(22-32-54)
(19-31-50)
(24-28-52)
(17-20-37)
(13-25-38)
(20-14-34)
(15-12-27)
(11-14-25)
(2-22-24)
(9-12-21)
LAST 5 GAMES
Hamilton Guelph
8 – 5 W @ Oshawa (2018-12-16)
1 – 7 L @ Oshawa (2018-12-14)
3 – 4 L @ Niagara (2018-12-13)
4 – 2 W v. Flint (2018-12-08)
4 – 5 L @ Sudbury (2018-12-08)
MATCH UP
Hamilton Guelph
Season Record 15-17-2-0 17-9-3-4
Last 10 Games 4-5-1-0 5-4-0-1
Streak 0-3-0-0 3-0-0-0
Last Game 5-1 L vs Sault Ste. Marie (2018-12-15) Final 8-5 W @ Oshawa (2018-12-16) Final
Home Record 7-8-1-0 12-2-1-1
Away Record 8-9-1-0 5-7-2-3
Goals For 117 137
Goals Against 132 114
Power Plays 39/141 (27.7%) 35/143 (24.5%)
Power Plays – Home 19/74 (25.7%) 20/71 (28.2%)
Power Plays – Away 20/67 (29.9%) 15/72 (20.8%)
Penalty Killing 32/142 (77.5%) 24/121 (80.2%)
Penalty Killing – Home 11/63 (82.5%) 13/53 (75.5%)
Penalty Killing – Away 21/79 (73.4%) 11/68 (83.8%)
Leading Rookie Hayes (3-5-8) Chayka (3-6-9)
Most Penalty Minutes Navrin Mutter Isaac Ratcliffe
Team PIM/GM 11.1/34 10.2/33

 

Players to Watch

Guelph Storm

The Guelph Storm have 6 NHL drafted players that include Cam Hillis (MTL – 3rdRound), Isaac Ratcliffe (PHI – 2ndRound), Nate Schnarr (ARI – 3rdRound), Dimitri Samorukov (EDM – 3rdRound), Liam Hawel (DAL – 4thRound) and Alexey Toropchenko (STL – 4thRound).

Hamilton Bulldogs

The Hamilton Bulldogs have 4 NHL drafted players including Brandon Saigeon (COL – 5th Round), Matthew Strome (PHI – 4th Round), MacKenzie Entwistle (ARI – 3rd Round , Traded to CHI) and Nicolas Mattinen (TOR – 6th Round).

 

Holiday Fan Fest

The Guelph Storm are excited to announce details for our Holiday FanFest that will take place on Friday, December 28th from 4 pm – 7 pm in Downtown Guelph.

Be part of our FanFest 2018 and then watch your Storm take on the Hamilton Bulldogs inside the Sleeman Centre on Friday, December 28th at 7:30 pm!

Join us for free food and fun for all ages!

Holiday FanFest 2018 will include:

  • Free Kids Area inside Old Quebec Street Shoppes with inflatables and other great family-friendly activities
  • Free Live entertainment
  • Free Food Truck ‘Taste Tour’ offering free samples, or buy a Food Truck meal and enjoy dinner before the game
  • Free contests for all ages to win great prizes

 

Upcoming Games

The Storm will head to Hamilton for an afternoon game against the Bulldogs on Saturday December 29th at 4:00pm. Guelph will then head to Owen Sound to take on the Attack on Wednesday January 2nd at 7:00pm, before they return home on Friday January 4th against Windsor Spitfires at 7:30pm at the Sleeman Centre.

Fans can purchase tickets either in-person at the Sleeman Centre Box Office, by calling (519) 837-9690 or online at ticketmaster.com here.

 

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