ANCASTER 1 @ Brampton 5
BRAMPTON (Aug. 21) — The Ancaster Avalanche opened their exhibition schedule with a 5-1 loss to the Brampton Bombers at Earnscliffe Arena. The Avs' all-rookie lineup kept pace with the veteran Brampton squad until midway through the second period when the Bombers pulled ahead to stay.
Chris Webber scored the Avs lone goal, while Tyler Szczepaniak and Parker Simpson split the goaltending duties. Brampton outshot the Avalanche by a 42-12 margin.