Oct. 6/18 – PBO (2) – HAM (3)
The Hamilton Bulldogs outlasted the Peterborough Petes, getting goals from Avery Hayes (1), Tim Fleischer (2) and Brandon Saigeon (4) to capture a 3-2 win on home ice. Arthur Kaliyev chipped in with a pair of assists while newly acquired defenceman Josh Wainman recorded his first point as a Bulldog with an assist. Nick Donofrio got the win, making 28 saves in goal as the defending champions improved to 3-2-1-0. Peterborough’s second loss to Hamilton in as many weeks saw the Petes get third period goals from Matt McNamara (1) and Cameron Butler (3) while goaltender Hunter Jones made 32 saves. The Petes drop to 4-2.