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March 21, 2007 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Hamilton Bulldogs News Release

The Hamilton Bulldogs have some exciting community initiatives planned in the coming weeks and are also running a number of ongoing and upcoming promotions.


Our resident mascot, Bruiser, is looking for a new doghouse and we're hoping you can help. Home Depot and the Hamilton Bulldogs have teamed-up to offer you some fantastic prizes worth $600, including a pair of 2007-2008 Hamilton Bulldogs Season Tickets! Bruiser will also visit your home for a photo opportunity with the most famous dog of all time!

Please submit your photos to the address below for your chance to win! Winners will be judged on creativity, so gather your tools and paint and get to work! The winner will be announced at Home Depot night on March 23rd. For more information please contact Sarah Spoors @


The Hamilton Bulldogs, in conjunction with the Hamilton Hornets Rugby Football Club, will host "Sean Corner Benefit Night" on Friday, March 30th at 7:30 p.m. when the Bulldogs host the Grand Rapids Griffins at Copps Coliseum.

Sean Corner, a 21 year-old star both in the classroom and on the rugby field, has been a six-year member of the Hamilton Hornets. Corner, a former Hill Park High School graduate and Mohawk College Mountaineers alumni, suffered a spinal cord injury during a rugby game on September 9th, 2006. The injury caused paralysis from the waist down and is likely to be permanent.

Tickets for the "Sean Corner Benefit Night" are $15 and can be purchased by contacting Paul Giordano, Director of Corporate Sales at (905) 777-2364 or via email at or by contacting Andrew Staios at (905) 546-8182 or via email at, or at Slainte's Irish Pub, located at 33 Bowen St. in Hamilton. The "Sean Corner Benefit Fund" will directly receive all net proceeds from each ticket sold through these avenues.

Donations, including an autographed Team Canada Rugby jersey donated by Rugby Canada, an autographed Team Canada Jarome Iginla jersey donated by Shoot For A Cure, will be put up for silent auction during the game. Other corporate partners involved in offering donated prizes include Park's Furniture, Barbarian Rugby,, Busche Granite, Jordana Sports, and New Balance.

Sean will also be on hand to drop the puck during the ceremonial face-off before the game.

SAVE $9.00 ON MARCH 23rd

Purchase a ticket for only $15.00 when you visit the 'Dog Pound on Friday, March 23rd to see Hamilton take on the Albany River Rats @ 7:30 p.m. To take advantage of this excellent deal, mention MILROY when you visit the box office.


O.M.A.C. Night - Wednesday, March 21st

Home Depot Night - Friday, March 23rd

McDonald's Night - Friday, March 30th

Cavendish Night - Saturday, March 31st

Desjardins Night - Sunday, April 1st


Want to escape the c-c-c-cold? Catch a bouncing beach ball at any of our remaining games this season and you could qualify for a chance to win a trip for two to vacation in the heat of the Jamaican sun with the PMA Appleton Rum Shootout* at our last regular game of the season, April 13th.

Feel hot, hot, hot with PMA Appleton Rum and your Hamilton Bulldogs!

*Must be 19 years of age and older to qualify.


How would you like to get your minor hockey team together for one last party and take in a Hamilton Bulldogs game? Join the Bulldogs on Saturday, March 31st @ 7:00 p.m. as they take on the Rochester Americans! Get your tickets, pop, and hot dogs at a great price!

For more information email or call us at 905-529-8500.


Bulldogs fans, this is your chance to take home the game worn jersey right off your favorite player's back! Raffle tickets are available from February 16th - April 11th at the Youth Fund Booth behind section 114. Place the ticket in the box of the player that you want to win, and on April 13th you could be announced as the lucky winner! Winners will attend a private meet and greet and autograph session at the end of the season, where they will receive the jersey directly from the player!

Tickets are $2.00 each, three for $5.00 or 20 for $20.00. Net proceeds from this event are in support of the Hamilton Bulldogs Youth Fund.


The Hamilton Bulldogs will be appearing on your TV screens with exciting AHL action this Friday, March 23rd. The 'Dogs can be seen live on Cable 14 and TV-COGECO in Niagara, Burlington and Oakville, when they take to the ice against the Albany River Rats at 7:30 p.m. live from Copps Coliseum.


On Thursday, March 22nd from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Bulldogs star forward Duncan Milroy returns to the Y108 studio. Duncan joins the Chris and Jodi Morning show to talk hockey, music and anything else that pops up. Don't miss Duncan on Hamilton's ONLY rock station, Y108 FM!

Derek Wills joins Jason Farr on 820 CHAM 'The Legend' at 7:55 a.m. on Friday, March 23rd. Derek will review the past week and tee up this week's three contests. Don't miss Derek and Jason live on 820 CHAM 'The Legend' and online at


On Monday, March 26th at 7 p.m., you're invited to head to Hooters at 1187 Upper James Street for the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Hour! Hosted by Derek Wills and Al Craig, the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Hour is a new intimate and interactive weekly radio show broadcast live on 820 CHAM "The Legend" and online at Fans attending the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Hour will not only have an opportunity to meet 'Dogs players, coaches, and members of the media that cover the team, they'll also have a chance to ask them a question on the air, and to win some great prizes! Be there!


The Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club attended over 600 events last year lending support and adding excitement to a variety of fundraisers, grand openings, fairs and schools and we want to top that during our 11th season! To book Bruiser for your next community event or charity fundraiser, please contact Wes Gordon, Community Appearance Coordinator, at 905-546-8175 or via email to


The Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club would love to have you, your friends and family attend one of our games. Check out our monthly offers for one of the best deals going!

March Games:

- 4 Tickets

- 2 Commemorative Mugs

- 2 Cheer Stix

- 2 Autographed Kyle Chipchura Pictures

Order your family fun pack today for the low price of $70.00. To order your family pack, please call (905) 546-8170 or email

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