The Hamilton Bulldogs have named their Captain.
Forward Martin St. Pierre has been named the 12th Captain in Hamilton Bulldogs history.
Defenceman Greg Pateryn and forward Gabriel Dumont have been named Alternate Captains.
St. Pierre is entering his 10th season of professional hockey. In January of 2013, the Ottawa, Ontario native became the 83rd player in American Hockey League history to record 500 career points. In 516 career regular season AHL games with the Edmonton Roadrunners, Norfolk Admirals, Rockford IceHogs, Providence Bruins, Binghamton Senators and Springfield Falcons he has registered 528 points.
Previous captains in Bulldogs history include:
Alex Henry (2009-2012)
Kyle Chipchura (2008-2009)
Ajay Baines (2007-2008)
Dan Smith (2005-2006)
Jason Ward (2004-2005)
Benoit Gratton (2002-2004)
Alain Nasreddine (2000-2002)
Scott Ferguson (2000-2001)
Rob Murray (1999-2000)
Jeff Daw (1998-1999)
Terran Sandwith (1996-1998).
Hamilton’s next game is its regular season and home opener, scheduled for Friday, October 11th at 7:30 p.m. against the St. John’s IceCaps at Copps Coliseum. The club will host a home opener street party starting at 5:00 p.m., which will feature food provided by Maple Lodge Farms, family entertainment, sponsor vendors and a beer garden serving Molson products. Y108 will also be hosting its Drive Show live at the street party from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.