The Hamilton Bulldogs modest three game winning streak came to an end with a 2-1 home ice loss to the Lake Erie Monsters at Copps Coliiseum on Wednesday night.  Former Canadiens prospect Cedrick Desjardins stopped all five shots in the shootout to clinch the win.  The lone Hamilton goal was scored by Alexander Avtsin.

Lake Erie Monsters 2 (SO) at Hamilton Bulldogs 1 – Status: Final SO
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 – Copps Coliseum

The Bulldogs fly to Abbotsford, B.C. for games Friday and Sunday, and have a week off before playing the Toronto   Marlies at the Air Canada Centre on Boxing Day afternoon. The next home game is Dec. 28 when St. John’s visits Copps Coliseum.

Lake Erie 0 1 0 0 – 2
Hamilton 1 0 0 0 – 1

1st Period-

1, Hamilton, Avtsin 4 (Lefebvre, Callahan), 18:07 (PP).

Penalties-Stafford Ham (interference), 6:57; Liffiton Le (elbowing), 10:03; Wilson Le (slashing), 16:11; Schultz Ham (holding the stick), 19:26.

2nd Period-

2, Lake Erie, Stoa 6 (Barrie, Walker), 19:08 (PP).

Penalties-Tuzzolino Le (delay of game), 2:05; Willsie Ham (slashing), 9:02; served by Bordeleau Le (bench minor – too many men), 14:03; Schultz Ham (checking to the head), 17:45; Henry Ham (cross-checking), 18:39.

3rd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Avtsin Ham (hooking), 7:30; Jessiman Le (high-sticking), 11:19; DeSimone Ham (tripping), 18:38.

OT Period-

No Scoring

Penalties-Mercier Le (holding), 3:57.

Shootout – Lake Erie 1 (Stoa NG, Carman NG, Jessiman G, Barrie NG), Hamilton 0 (Palushaj NG, Masse NG, DeSimone NG, Stafford NG, Willsie NG).
Shots on Goal-Lake Erie 7-7-8-1-1-24. Hamilton 10-3-11-4-0-28.
Power Play Opportunities-Lake Erie 1 / 7; Hamilton 1 / 6.
Goalies-Lake Erie, Desjardins 6-4-1 (28 shots-27 saves). Hamilton, Lawson 8-8-2 (23 shots-22 saves).
A-2,369
Referees-Dave Lewis (16), Chris Ciamaga (24).
Linesmen-Kevin Hastings (61), Jason Finley (6).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
24 Brian Willsie 24 3 11 14 -4 42 1 1 92 3.3
10 Phil DeSimone 26 6 7 13 -10 24 2 0 41 14.6
28 Aaron Palushaj 12 3 8 11 -1 16 1 0 36 8.3
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 14 4 6 10 -7 4 2 0 48 8.3
32 Frederic St-Denis 17 3 7 10 -3 4 2 0 24 12.5
7 Joe Callahan 25 1 9 10 -5 18 0 0 27 3.7
67 Alexander Avtsin 26 4 5 9 -9 14 1 0 51 7.8
18 Dany Masse 26 5 3 8 -5 16 3 0 35 14.3
14 Mike Blunden (X) 17 3 5 8 -2 12 0 0 49 6.1
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 22 3 5 8 -5 12 3 0 25 12.0
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 16 2 2 4 -2 6 2 0 17 11.8
19 Brock Trotter 5 2 5 7 -3 4 1 0 10 20.0
22 Andreas Engqvist 12 4 2 6 3 12 2 0 19 21.1
23 Joonas Nattinen 21 2 3 5 -5 10 1 0 28 7.1
16 Olivier Fortier 14 3 1 4 -5 2 1 1 29 10.3
40 Gabriel Dumont 17 2 2 4 -8 19 1 0 39 5.1
15 Philippe Lefebvre 24 1 2 3 -6 4 0 0 32 3.1
17 Mark Mitera 26 1 2 3 -12 22 0 0 28 3.6
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 15 1 0 1 0 30 0 0 16 6.3
13 Zack FitzGerald 24 1 0 1 -10 107 0 0 14 7.1
5 Alex Henry 26 1 0 1 -1 32 0 0 18 5.6
44 Olivier Malka (X) 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 11 0.0
51 Mitch Wahl (total) 15 0 1 1 -4 4 0 0 13 0.0
ABB 5 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 10 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 5 0.0
11 Alain Berger 17 0 1 1 -8 8 0 0 19 0.0
6 Joe Stejskal 20 0 1 1 -8 8 0 0 14 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 19 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 26 1 2 1
TOTALS 26 54 86 139 -124 446 20 2 719 0.074

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
52 Nathan Lawson 19 1097:44 8 8 2 3 45 2.46 520 0.920
29 Robert Mayer 10 480:45 2 6 0 0 29 3.62 245 0.894
TOTALS 26 1585:38 10 14 2 3 77 2.91 765 0.909