Gallagher bracing for big hit---Rookie Dinner

Posted By: Rick Moffat · 11/30/2012 6:11:00 AM

A year ago he was the buzz at the Bell Centre and Habs Training camp.  This fall Brendan Gallagher has adjusted to life on the farm---the farm team that is---and he's leading the Hamilton Bulldogs in goals and point-scoring as the calendar turns to December this weekend.

Gallgaher has survived his first pro fight and now is bracing for another big hit of a different kind: the Bulldogs annual Rookie Dinner.

"At least there's a lot of us to share the hit," jokes Gallagher in a free-raning conversation about getting used to new head coach Sylvain Lefebvre and surviving the prankish ways of Blake Geoffrion and other jokesters in the Hamilton locker-room.

Listen to Brendan Gallagher on his new coach and getting used to life in the pros.   He's even willing to take on longtime NHL defenseman Roman Hamrlik who recently became a flashpoint against union solidarity while enduring his 3rd career lockout.

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