The London Knights handed the Hamilton Bulldogs their fourth consecutive loss after beating the Dogs 4-1 Friday night at Budweiser Gardens.
Jonathan Gruden opened the scoring just 2:28 into the game when he converted a nifty passing play with Kirill Steklov and Antonio Stranges.
The Knights doubled their lead with 2:57 left in the first frame, when former Bulldog Connor McMichael zipped a shot past Hamilton goalie Zachary Roy.
Bradey Johnson answered back for the Bulldogs with 4:44 to play in the second period when he danced around a London defender and banged a rebound past Knights goalie Brett Brochu.
Just 1:46 into the third period, London’s Luke Evangelista beat Roy on a one-time after McMichael cleanly won a faceoff to the left of the Hamilton netminder.
Gruden added his second goal of the game into the empty net to make it 4-1 London.
Hamilton travels to Barrie on Saturday night.
CHML’s coverage begins with the Pregame Show at 7 p.m.