Memorial Cup Round Robin
at Regina, Saskatchewan
Hamilton Bulldogs 3 Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2
Bulldogs 3 Titan 2
Robert Thomas and Ben Gleason each had a goal and an assist for the Ontario Hockey League Champion Bulldogs.
The result leaves both Hamilton & Acadie-Bathurst with 2 & 1 records in the round robin awaiting the result of the final game tonight to determine who goes where.
The Round Robin concludes tonight with the host Regina Pats ( 1 & 1 ) facing the Swift Current Broncos ( 0 & 2 ).
IF Regina wins tonight, the Pats will advance to meet Hamilton in the semifinal on Froday while Acadie-Bathurst will go directly to the Championship Game on Sunday.
However, IF Swift Current wins tonight, that will force a tiebreaker game between the Pats & Broncos tomorrow plus will allow Hamilton to go directly to the Championshiop Game while the Titan would go to the semifinal game.
Nicholas Caamano had the other marker for Hamilton in their win last night.
Noah Dobson and Jeffrey Truchon-Viel scored for the Titan.
1st Game Period
1, Hamilton, Gleason 1 (Saigeon, Strome), 14:33 (PP)
2, Hamilton, Caamano 1 (Entwistle, Thomas), 17:27
Penalties-Dobson Bat (holding), 14:11
2nd Game Period
3, Acadie-Bathurst, Truchon-Viel 3 (Dobson, Galipeau), 14:11
Penalties-Galipeau Bat (high sticking), 0:14; Nurse Ham (elbowing), 10:29; Morand Bat (tripping), 12:05
3rd Game Period
4, Hamilton, Thomas 2 (Gleason, Saigeon), 1:04 (PP)
5, Acadie-Bathurst, Asselin 4 (Truchon-Viel, Dobson), 3:44
Penalties-Galipeau Bat (tripping), 0:34; Francis Bat (high sticking, high sticking), 4:16; Entwistle Ham (high sticking), 10:23; Entwistle Ham (tripping), 18:26; Dobson Bat (slashing), 19:44.
Shots on Goal
Acadie-Bathurst, Fitzpatrick 2-1-0-0 (34 shots-31 saves)
Hamilton, Fulcher 2-1-0-0 (35 shots-33 saves)
Power Play Opportunities
Referees-Steve Papp (17), Jeff Ingram (82).
Linesmen-Sylvain Losier (71), Adam Harris (49)
Attendance = 6,072