Press release

Bulldogs Expect 13,000 for Annual School Day Game

Literacy-themed game’s attendance set to exceed last year’s total; tickets not available to public


Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

HAMILTON, ONT. – The Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club announced today 13,000 young hockey fans are expected fill FirstOntario Centre tomorrow morning for the Bulldogs’ annual School Day Game against the Rochester Americans at 10:15 a.m.

Students and teachers from several schools from the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions will attend the game as part of curriculum to promote literacy. In conjunction with the Bulldogs, students read Roch Carrier’s The Hockey Sweater and had in-class activities associated with the book. Tomorrow’s game will feature in-game elements related to the curriculum.

School boards attending tomorrow’s game include: District School Board of Niagara, Grand Erie District School Board, Halton District School Board, Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, Niagara Catholic District School Board and Upper Grand District School Board, as well as other private and independent schools.

The attendance total will exceed last year’s School Day Game, which hosted 12,185 people and was the highest-attended home game in 2013-14.

Tickets for tomorrow’s game are not available to the general public and flex packs aren’t available for redemption. Season ticket holders will be accommodated.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on or watch live on Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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