BULLDOGS COME BACK TO BEAT HERSHEY SATURDAY

Dec 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Hamilton Bulldogs, Hockey-General News

The Hamilton Bulldogs found themselves in an early 1-0 hole for the 17th time in the last 18 games Saturday night in Hershey Pennsylvania.  On this night the Bulldogs were able to come back for a 3-2 win.

The Hershey Bears scored a first period power play goal to open the scoring.  Early n the second period,Michael Blunden scored a power play goal  to tie the game at one.  Then Patrick Holland tied it 2-2 before Joonas Nattinen scored what proved to be the game winner late in the periud.

Ryan Podubny scored both goals for Hershey.

Hershey outshot Hamilton 23-22. (Box Score and Bulldogs Individual Scoring Stats Below)

Another good game for goaltender Cedrick Desjardins, especially in the third period when the Bulldogs were outshot 8-3.  Goalscorers Holland and Blunden were also notable.  On defense, Nathan Beaulieu with two assists and Morgan Ellis also stood out in the game.

Notes –

…..Hamilton’s record after giving up a game’s opening goal is 6-10-2.

…..When leading after two periods Hamilton is 6-0-0.

…..With the opening power play goal, the Bulldogs penalty killers had given up 7 power play goals their previous 18 times shorthanded.

…..The Bulldogs  have taken a 1-0 lead in only three games this season.  They won all three games.

…..Injuries– C-Blake Geoffrion (skull fracture); D-Greg Pateryn (fractured elbow);   G-Peter Delmas (ankle)  LW-Alexander Avtsin (personal)

…..Healthy Scratches–   RW- Zack Stortini; D-Antoine Corbin.

Hamilton Bulldogs 3 at Hershey Bears 2
Saturday, December 8, 2012 – Giant Center

Hamilton 0 3 0 – 3
Hershey 1 1 0 – 2

1st Period-

1, Hershey, Potulny 2 (Taffe, Kundratek), 5:48 (PP).

Penalties-Boyce Ham (boarding), 4:39; Hagel Ham (fighting), 11:18; Wellar Her (fighting), 11:18; Blunden Ham (tripping), 11:53.

2nd Period-

2, Hamilton, Blunden 4 (Ellis, Beaulieu), 1:57 (PP).

3, Hershey, Potulny 3 (Oleksy, Taffe), 3:32.

4, Hamilton, Holland 3 (Nash, Gallagher), 7:02.

5, Hamilton, Nattinen 3 (Beaulieu, Ellis), 17:36.

Penalties-Barlow Her (goaltender interference), 0:38; Hamill Her (hooking), 14:16; Nash Ham (hooking), 18:44.

3rd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-No Penalties
Shots on Goal-Hamilton 7-12-3-22. Hershey 8-7-8-23.
Power Play Opportunities-Hamilton 1 / 2; Hershey 1 / 3.
Goalies-Hamilton, Desjardins 3-2-0 (23 shots-21 saves). Hershey, Holtby 8-7-0 (22 shots-19 saves).
A-9,411
Referees-Terry Koharski (10).
Linesmen-Scott Adams (20), Bob Fyrer (72).

 

Hamilton Bulldogs 2012-13 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
17 Brendan Gallagher 20 6 6 12 -1 37 3 0 64 9.4
28 Aaron Palushaj 20 7 3 10 -9 18 2 1 56 12.5
40 Gabriel Dumont 19 3 6 9 3 26 0 1 37 8.1
14 Mike Blunden 20 4 3 7 1 28 2 0 35 11.4
37 Patrick Holland 20 3 4 7 -6 2 0 0 28 10.7
18 Michael Bournival 18 1 6 7 -2 12 0 0 35 2.9
47 Darryl Boyce 20 1 6 7 -5 27 0 0 22 4.5
57 Blake Geoffrion 10 4 2 6 -2 9 0 0 29 13.8
13 Steve Quailer 19 3 3 6 1 15 1 0 31 9.7
32 Frederic St-Denis 20 1 5 6 0 8 0 0 24 4.2
8 Nathan Beaulieu 19 0 6 6 -3 19 0 0 39 0.0
23 Joonas Nattinen 15 3 2 5 4 2 0 0 15 20.0
4 Brendon Nash 15 0 5 5 2 21 0 0 12 0.0
20 Louis Leblanc 7 3 1 4 0 9 0 0 19 15.8
44 Morgan Ellis 17 1 3 4 -4 27 0 0 22 4.5
67 Alexander Avtsin 4 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 7 14.3
6 Joe Stejskal (X) 4 0 2 2 -1 2 0 0 2 0.0
5 Jarred Tinordi 20 0 2 2 -8 15 0 0 20 0.0
10 Stefan Chaput 4 0 1 1 -2 6 0 0 4 0.0
2 Greg Pateryn 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 10 0.0
15 Kyle Hagel 13 0 1 1 -5 46 0 0 15 0.0
3 Antoine Corbin 14 0 1 1 -7 10 0 0 24 0.0
12 Zack Stortini 19 0 1 1 -6 68 0 0 6 0.0
31 Scott Darling (X) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
39 Peter Delmas 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
22 Mike Commodore 4 0 0 0 -2 10 0 0 3 0.0
30 Cedrick Desjardins 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
11 Alain Berger (X) 9 0 0 0 -6 4 0 0 10 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 13 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 19 1 0 1
TOTALS 19 42 71 112 -62 427 8 2 570 0.072

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SOL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
31 Scott Darling (X) 1 24:32 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 8 1.000
30 Cedrick Desjardins 6 330:24 3 2 0 1 15 2.72 144 0.906
29 Robert Mayer 13 681:23 4 7 1 0 37 3.26 290 0.887
39 Peter Delmas 3 171:44 0 2 0 0 10 3.49 64 0.865
TOTALS 19 1214:05 7 11 1 1 63 3.11 506 0.889

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