The rivalry begins tonight. The Toronto Marlies kick off the preseason with their first of a back-to-back match-up against their QEW rivals, the Hamilton Bulldogs. Hamilton will be hosting the Marlies at Sixteen Mile Creek Sports Complex in Oakville.
The two teams will meet 12 times this season with their first regular season meeting taking place on Saturday, October 20th at Ricoh Coliseum. Last year, the Marlies went 7-5 against Hamilton.
Puck drop is set for 7:30 pm. Be sure to follow play-by-play announcer Todd Crocker (@HockeyCrock) and the official Marlies account on Twitter (@TorontoMarlies) for all of your game action and join us for the #MarliesLive game chat.
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