Aaron Palushaj scored with 45 seconds left in overtime  to lead the Hamilton Bulldogs to a 1-0 victory over the Adirondack Phantoms.  It was the injury riddled Bulldogs second consecutive win following a six game losing streak.

Palushaj was playing in his first game since being returned to the Bulldogs after a fifteen game stint with the parent Canadiens.

Nathan Lawson stopped 34 shots for the shutout win.

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 – Copps Coliseum

Adirondack 0 0 0 0 – 0

Hamilton      0 0 0 1 – 1

1st Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Palushaj Ham  (goaltender interference), 5:46; Testwuide Adk (hooking), 11:39; Leighton Adk  (interference), 13:01.

2nd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Klotz Adk (interference), 14:03; Holmstrom Adk (roughing), 20:00; Sestito Adk (roughing),  20:00; Henry Ham (roughing), 20:00.

3rd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Lawson Ham (interference), 2:38; served by Avtsin Ham (bench minor – too many men), 13:32.

OT Period

-1, Hamilton, Palushaj 2 (Masse, Fast), 4:15.

Penalties-No Penalties

Shots on Goal-Adirondack 6-4-20-4-34.    Hamilton 7-13-5-3-28.
Power Play Opportunities-Adirondack 0 / 3; Hamilton 0 / 4.
Goalies-Adirondack, Leighton 10-7-0 (28 shots-27 saves). Hamilton, Lawson 7-7-1 (34 shots-34 saves).
A-2,003
Referees-Darcy Burchell (42).
Linesmen-Paul Reid (62), Ryan Lachine (83).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
24 Brian Willsie 21 3 10 13 -6 26 1 1 79 3.8
10 Phil DeSimone 22 5 6 11 -10 22 2 0 31 16.1
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 14 4 6 10 -7 4 2 0 48 8.3
28 Aaron Palushaj 8 2 7 9 -2 12 1 0 25 8.0
32 Frederic St. Denis (X) 14 3 5 8 -3 0 2 0 19 15.8
7 Joe Callahan 21 1 7 8 -5 16 0 0 23 4.3
18 Dany Masse 22 4 3 7 -6 12 3 0 29 13.8
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 18 3 4 7 -8 8 3 0 21 14.3
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 12 2 1 3 -5 2 2 0 13 15.4
19 Brock Trotter 5 2 5 7 -3 4 1 0 10 20.0
14 Mike Blunden 14 2 5 7 -2 12 0 0 39 5.1
67 Alexander Avtsin 22 2 5 7 -10 12 0 0 42 4.8
22 Andreas Engqvist 8 3 2 5 2 6 1 0 13 23.1
23 Joonas Nattinen 18 2 3 5 -6 8 1 0 26 7.7
16 Olivier Fortier 11 3 1 4 -5 0 1 1 21 14.3
17 Mark Mitera 22 1 2 3 -13 22 0 0 23 4.3
40 Gabriel Dumont 13 1 1 2 -7 17 0 0 27 3.7
15 Philippe Lefebvre 20 1 1 2 -5 4 0 0 26 3.8
53 T.J. Fast (total) 11 0 2 2 -5 8 0 0 4 0.0
CT 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 10 0 2 2 -4 6 0 0 3 0.0
12 Andrew Conboy 10 1 0 1 -2 12 0 0 13 7.7
21 Ian Schultz 11 1 0 1 0 16 0 0 13 7.7
13 Zack FitzGerald 22 1 0 1 -10 105 0 0 13 7.7
5 Alex Henry 22 1 0 1 -2 16 0 0 15 6.7
44 Olivier Malka 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 11 0.0
6 Joe Stejskal 16 0 1 1 -7 6 0 0 13 0.0
11 Alain Berger 17 0 1 1 -8 8 0 0 19 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 9 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
51 Mitch Wahl (total) 12 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 13 0.0
ABB 5 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 7 0 0 0 -3 4 0 0 5 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 22 1 2 1
TOTALS 22 46 75 120 -134 362 17 2 600 0.075

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
52 Nathan Lawson 16 914:16 7 7 1 3 41 2.69 457 0.918
29 Robert Mayer 9 420:45 1 6 0 0 28 3.99 200 0.877
TOTALS 22 1340:38 8 13 1 3 72 3.22 657 0.901