BULLDOGS WIN FRIDAY AND END GOAL DROUGHT

Jan 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Hamilton Bulldogs, Hockey-General News

Patrick Holland’s goal with  one second remaining in the first period ended the Hamilton Bulldogs record  goalscoring drought at 200:09 and the team went on to a 3-1 win over  the Rockford IceHogs at Copps Coliseum Friday night.  The win ended a Bulldogs three game losing streak. It was only their second win in their last ten.

Gabriel Dumont contributed one goal and one assist and Olivier Fortier also score.  Robert Mayer made 35 saves before a crowd of 4,505 at Copps Coliseum.

Ben Smith scored for the IceHogs.

The game marked  the debut of defenceman Jason DeSantis in a Hamilton uniform.  In a switch of defence prospects, the Florida Panthers reassigned DeSantis to the Bulldogs from their San Antonio farm team while at the same time, the Canadiens reassigned Brendon Nash to San Antonio.  Desantis was paired with Jason Tinordi in the game.

Notes – 

…..The Hamilton scratches were –   Antoine Corbin, Joonas Nattinen, Alexander Avtsin plus the injured Greg Pateryn (Elbow);  Blake Geoffrion (skull fracture) and Aaron Palushaj (shoulder).

….. It was the 25th time this season the Bulldogs gave up the first goal of the game.  They have come back to win just six times (6-17-2)

…..Patrick Holland’s goal was his first in 13 games dating back to December 8th.

…..Steve Quailer assisted on Olivier Fortier’s game clinching goal, his first point in ten games.

…..Fortier’s goal was his first in 11 games since being recalled to the Bulldogs from the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL on December 12th. Phillipe Lefebvre, who drew the first assist on his goal, was making his Bulldogs season debut after being assigned to the team by the Montreal Canadiens on December 31st from the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.

…..The Bulldogs host the Lake Erie Monsters at 7 p.m. Saturday.


Rockford IceHogs 1 at Hamilton Bulldogs 3 
Friday, January 4, 2013 – Copps Coliseum

Rockford 1 0 0 – 1
Hamilton 1 1 1 – 3

1st Period-

1, Rockford, Smith 14 (Lalonde, Pirri), 1:53.

2, Hamilton, Holland 4 (Dumont, Blunden), 19:59.

Penalties-Flick Rfd (holding, cross-checking), 6:20; St-Denis Ham (tripping), 8:25; Commodore Ham (hooking), 16:59.

2nd Period-

3, Hamilton, Dumont 10 (St-Denis, Chaput), 17:11 (PP).

Penalties-Bollig Rfd (fighting), 0:01; Stortini Ham (fighting), 0:01; Stanton Rfd (interference), 5:38; Fortier Ham (illegal equipment), 13:32; Hayes Rfd (tripping), 16:14.

3rd Period-

4, Hamilton, Fortier 1 (Lefebvre, Quailer), 5:51.

Penalties-Clendening Rfd (hooking), 3:41; Stanton Rfd (misconduct – abuse of officials), 10:55.

Shots on Goal-Rockford 16-12-8-36. Hamilton 11-11-6-28.
Power Play Opportunities-Rockford 0 / 3; Hamilton 1 / 5.
Goalies-Rockford, Richards 4-4-0 (28 shots-25 saves). Hamilton, Mayer 7-7-2 (36 shots-35 saves).
A-4,505
Referees-T.J. Luxmore (49).
Linesmen-Kevin Hastings (61), Jesse Wilmot (19).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2012-13 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
40 Gabriel Dumont 33 10 10 20 5 41 3 1 69 14.5
17 Brendan Gallagher 33 9 9 18 0 46 4 0 105 8.6
14 Mike Blunden 33 7 6 13 2 48 2 0 63 11.1
8 Nathan Beaulieu 32 2 10 12 -10 35 0 0 69 2.9
18 Michael Bournival 31 2 9 11 -3 16 1 0 61 3.3
28 Aaron Palushaj 21 7 3 10 -9 18 2 1 64 10.9
37 Patrick Holland 33 4 6 10 -10 2 0 0 52 7.7
32 Frederic St-Denis 32 2 8 10 2 12 0 0 44 4.5
23 Joonas Nattinen 24 5 4 9 6 8 0 0 32 15.6
10 Stefan Chaput 17 2 7 9 -3 10 0 0 24 8.3
58 Jason DeSantis (total) 29 2 7 9 -7 22 0 0 30 6.7
SA 28 2 7 9 -7 22 0 0 30 6.7
HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
13 Steve Quailer 32 4 4 8 -2 21 2 0 46 8.7
4 Brendon Nash (X) 26 1 7 8 5 39 0 0 23 4.3
44 Morgan Ellis 29 3 4 7 -7 31 0 0 26 11.5
47 Darryl Boyce (X) 22 1 6 7 -5 27 0 0 24 4.2
57 Blake Geoffrion 10 4 2 6 -2 9 0 0 29 13.8
20 Louis Leblanc 21 3 2 5 0 17 0 0 51 5.9
5 Jarred Tinordi 33 1 4 5 -2 35 0 0 31 3.2
67 Alexander Avtsin 8 2 1 3 -2 2 0 0 12 16.7
3 Antoine Corbin 20 1 2 3 -9 16 0 0 27 3.7
16 Olivier Fortier 11 1 1 2 -2 6 0 0 23 4.3
6 Joe Stejskal (X) 4 0 2 2 -1 2 0 0 2 0.0
15 Kyle Hagel 26 0 2 2 -8 73 0 0 33 0.0
49 Philippe Lefebvre 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 0.0
2 Greg Pateryn 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 10 0.0
22 Mike Commodore 12 0 1 1 -2 24 0 0 9 0.0
12 Zack Stortini 31 0 1 1 -10 119 0 0 15 0.0
31 Scott Darling (X) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
26 Cody Wild (X) 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 3 0.0
39 Peter Delmas (X) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
11 Alain Berger (X) 9 0 0 0 -6 4 0 0 10 0.0
30 Cedrick Desjardins 15 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 18 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 33 1 2 1
TOTALS 33 72 113 184 -77 671 14 2 961 0.074

 

# 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
29 Robert Mayer 18 937:29 7 7 2 0 48 3.07 411 0.895
30 Cedrick Desjardins 15 851:28 5 10 0 2 44 3.10 389 0.898
39 Peter Delmas (X) 3 171:44 0 2 0 0 10 3.49 64 0.865
TOTALS 33 1999:05 12 19 2 2 104 3.12 872 0.893

 

 

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