The Hamilton Bulldogs were on the losing end of a 4-1 game against Lake Erie.
The Monsters were led by Colin Smith who scored a pair of goals for the home side.
Lake Erie Goaltender Calvin Pickard stopped 21 of 22 shots for the win.
Maxime Macenauer scored the lone Bulldog goal with the assists going to Louis Leblanc and Greg Pateryn.
Lake Erie will visit Copps Coliseum Sunday afternoon.
Next up for the Bulldogs is a date with the Marlies tomorrow (Saturday) in Toronto.
Coverage on CHML begins with the pregame show at 4:30pm. Face off is set for 5pm.