BULLDOGS STAY ALIVE – Beat Houston Aeros 8-1

May 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Hockey-General News, St. John's IceCaps

17-Dustin Boyd Two Goals-Two Assists vs. Houston

After losing three straight one-goal decisions, he Hamilton Bulldogs erupted for seven straight goals period and went on to an 8-1 win over the Houston Aeros in game four of the AHL Western Conference final.  The Aeros still lead the series three games to one with another game scheduled for Copps Coliseum in Hamilton on Friday.  If necessary, the final two games of the series will be played in Houston.

The line of Dustin Boyd, Nigel Dawes and Aaron Palushaj accounted for five of the goals. Boyd led the attack with two goals and two assists.  Dawes scored his team-leading 11th and 12th playoff goals and Palushaj had a goal and two assists.  Also scoring for Hamilton were Ryan Russell (shorthanded), Gabriel Dumont and J.T. Wyman.

The Bulldogs outshot Houston 40-15.  Drew MacIntyre, making his 38th consecutive start in the Bulldogs net.  In seventeen playoff game, he has a 1.78 goals against average and a .933 save percentage.  He is the leading goaltender among those remaining in the playoffs and second in both GAA and save percentage overall.

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 – Copps Coliseum

Houston 1 0 0 – 1
Hamilton 3 3 2 – 8

1st Period-

1, Hamilton, Russell 6   1:03 (SH).

2, Houston, Wellman 3 (Spurgeon, Scandella), 2:25 (PP).

3, Hamilton, Palushaj 5 (Klubertanz), 15:09.

4, Hamilton, Dumont 6 (White), 19:34.

Penalties-Dawes Ham (high-sticking), 0:55; Boyd Ham (boarding), 4:10; Henry Ham (charging), 7:33; Almond Hou (slashing), 10:11; White Ham (misconduct – unsportsmanlike conduct), 19:34.

2nd Period-

5, Hamilton, Wyman 3 (White, Engqvist), 13:05.

6, Hamilton, Boyd 2 (Henry), 13:36.

7, Hamilton, Dawes 11 (Boyd, Klubertanz), 14:53.

Penalties-Gillies Hou (major – boarding), 4:02; White Ham (delay of game), 10:56; DiSalvatore Hou (elbowing), 17:47; Falk Hou (fighting), 19:10; White Ham (instigating, fighting, misconduct), 19:10.

3rd Period-

8, Hamilton, Boyd 3 (Palushaj, Carle), 11:48.

9, Hamilton, Dawes 12 (Palushaj, Boyd), 18:59 (PP).

Penalties-Kassian Hou (roughing), 15:32; Conboy Ham (roughing), 15:32; Spurgeon Hou (roughing), 17:11; Bagnall Hou (roughing), 18:06.

Shots on Goal-Houston 6-5-4-15. Hamilton 14-11-15-40.
Power Play Opportunities-Houston 1 / 5; Hamilton 1 / 5.
Goalies-Houston, Hackett 11-3-0 (22 shots-17 saves); Tordjman 0-0-0 (18 shots-15 saves). Hamilton, MacIntyre 8-8-0 (15 shots-14 saves).
A-2,859
Referees-Terry Koharski (10), Marcus Vinnerborg (45).
Linesmen-Mike Hamilton (60), Jesse Wilmot (19).

 

Bulldogs Individual Playoff Statistics

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
19 Nigel Dawes 17 12 6 18 4 8 6 0 61 19.7
28 Aaron Palushaj 16 5 11 16 3 14 3 0 47 10.6
17 Dustin Boyd 17 3 9 12 2 10 0 0 49 6.1
15 Kyle Klubertanz 17 0 10 10 1 18 0 0 23 0.0
40 Gabriel Dumont 17 6 2 8 1 6 1 0 41 14.6
20 Ryan Russell 17 6 2 8 5 0 0 1 41 14.6
72 Mathieu Carle 16 2 6 8 6 6 1 0 23 8.7
10 J.T. Wyman 17 3 4 7 8 6 0 1 37 8.1
22 Andreas Engqvist 17 2 5 7 9 0 0 0 26 7.7
32 Frederic St. Denis 17 1 6 7 10 6 1 0 37 2.7
25 Ryan White 10 2 4 6 6 35 1 0 23 8.7
44 Jimmy Bonneau 15 1 2 3 0 16 0 0 6 16.7
4 Brendon Nash 16 0 3 3 2 12 0 0 15 0.0
12 Andrew Conboy 17 0 3 3 0 32 0 0 40 0.0
5 Alex Henry 17 0 3 3 1 32 0 0 21 0.0
24 Ian Schultz 15 2 0 2 -4 15 0 0 10 20.0
18 Dany Masse 17 0 2 2 -5 6 0 0 10 0.0
14 Olivier Fortier 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0
54 Joe Stejskal 4 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 3 33.3
21 Paul Zanette 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 10.0
26 Alexander Avtsin 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 0.0
85 Neil Petruic 16 0 1 1 3 8 0 0 13 0.0
31 Drew MacIntyre 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 17 0 2 0
TOTALS 17 48 80 128 52 236 14 2 539 0.089

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
31 Drew MacIntyre 17 1081 9 8 0 1 32 1.78 443 0.933
TOTALS 17 1081 9 8 0 1 32 1.78 443 0.933

 

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