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Hamilton's Calder Cup Hero Joins Broadcast Team As Guest Colour Commentator

March 26, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Hamilton Bulldogs News Release

HAMILTON, ON - The Hamilton Bulldogs announced today that former Team Captain Ajay Baines will join Play-By-Play Announcer Derek Wills as his guest colour commentator for tonight's broadcast of the Bulldogs versus Heat game from Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. Fans can tune in to tonight' game live on the flagship station of the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Network, TALK 820, an online on beginning with the Pepsi Max Pre-Game Show at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Baines, who just celebrated his 32nd birthday yesterday, scored the game, series and championship-winning goal in Game 5 of the 2007 Calder Cup Finals as the Bulldogs captured their first American Hockey League championship and the City of Hamilton's first-ever professional hockey championship.

The 5-foot-10, 178-pound centre spent two seasons with the 'Dogs from 2006-2008 captaining the club in 2007-2008 and earning a total of 35 points (19 goals, 16 assists) in 135 games. The native of Kamloops, British Columbia is currently retired after playing last season with the Iowa Chops of the AHL.

Tickets for all Hamilton Bulldogs home games are available at the Copps Coliseum Box Office, any Ticketmaster Outlet, online at or through charge-by-phone at 905-527-7666. For more information on 'Dogs season tickets, flex packs, mini packs and group tickets call 905-529-8500 or visit

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