The Montreal Canadiens aren’t the only team that has trouble holding on to third period leads.  The Hamilton Bulldogs let a 3-1 third period lead slip away and lost to the Heat 4-3 in a shootout Friday night in Abbotsford B.C.
Kris Kolanos scored the shootout winner.  Kolanos also scored in regulation time.

Gabriel Dumont, Dany Masse and Garrett Stafford scoredfor the Bulldogs (10-13-4), who remain in last place in the Western Conference.

The teams will meet again Sunday afternoon in Abbotsford.

Scoring Summary:
1st Period:

1. ABB – Krys Kolanos – 13 – (Ben Walter, Guillaume Desbiens) 2:59 (PP)

2. HAM – Gabriel Dumont – 3 – (Joonas Nattinen, Mark Mitera) – 7:19
2nd Period:

3. HAM – Dany Masse – 6 – (Frederic St-Denis) – 0:49
3rd period:

4. HAM – Garrett Stafford – 4 – (Frederic St-Denis, Olivier Fortier) – 1:30 (PP)

5. ABB – Dustin Sylvester – 7 – (Paul Byron) – 10:30 (PP)

6. ABB – Clay Wilson – 5 – (Dustin Sylvester, Jon Rheault) – 13:17
Overtime:

No Scoring

Shootout: Hamilton:                                      Abbotsford:            Mitch Wahl              Goal                Greg Nemisz        No Goal Aaron Palushaj        No Goal            Ben Walter          Goal        Gabriel Dumont       No Goal            Krys Kolanos       Goal Frederic St-Denis     No Goal            Paul Byron          No Goal Philip DeSimone       No Goal

Scoring: Abbotsford: 1-0-2-0-1—4 Hamilton: 1-1-1-0-0—3

Shots: Abbotsford: 9-13-13-2-1—38 Hamilton: 7-9-12-2-0—30

Goaltending: Abbotsford: Danny Taylor (30 shots, 27 saves) Hamilton: Nathan Lawson (37 shots, 34 saves)
Power Play: Abbotsford: 2-for-5 Hamilton: 1-for-6



Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
24 Brian Willsie 25 3 11 14 -4 42 1 1 97 3.1
10 Phil DeSimone 27 6 7 13 -10 24 2 0 44 13.6
32 Frederic St-Denis 18 3 9 12 -2 4 2 0 25 12.0
28 Aaron Palushaj 13 3 8 11 -1 16 1 0 38 7.9
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 14 4 6 10 -7 4 2 0 48 8.3
7 Joe Callahan 25 1 9 10 -5 18 0 0 27 3.7
18 Dany Masse 27 6 3 9 -3 18 3 0 38 15.8
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 23 4 5 9 -6 14 4 0 27 14.8
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 17 3 2 5 -3 8 3 0 19 15.8
67 Alexander Avtsin 27 4 5 9 -10 14 1 0 51 7.8
14 Mike Blunden (X) 17 3 5 8 -2 12 0 0 49 6.1
19 Brock Trotter 5 2 5 7 -3 4 1 0 10 20.0
22 Andreas Engqvist 13 4 2 6 2 12 2 0 21 19.0
23 Joonas Nattinen 22 2 4 6 -3 10 1 0 28 7.1
16 Olivier Fortier 15 3 2 5 -6 2 1 1 31 9.7
40 Gabriel Dumont 18 3 2 5 -6 19 1 0 45 6.7
17 Mark Mitera 27 1 3 4 -11 22 0 0 28 3.6
15 Philippe Lefebvre 25 1 2 3 -6 4 0 0 32 3.1
53 T.J. Fast (total) 12 0 2 2 -5 8 0 0 4 0.0
CT 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 11 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 25 1 0 1 -10 113 0 0 14 7.1
5 Alex Henry 27 1 0 1 -1 32 0 0 20 5.0
44 Olivier Malka (X) 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 11 0.0
51 Mitch Wahl (total) 16 0 1 1 -4 4 0 0 15 0.0
ABB 5 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 11 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 7 0.0
11 Alain Berger 17 0 1 1 -8 8 0 0 19 0.0
6 Joe Stejskal 21 0 1 1 -7 8 0 0 14 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 20 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 27 1 2 1
TOTALS 27 57 91 147 -119 456 21 2 749 0.075

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
52 Nathan Lawson 20 1162:44 8 8 3 3 48 2.48 554 0.920
29 Robert Mayer 10 480:45 2 6 0 0 29 3.62 245 0.894
TOTALS 27 1650:38 10 14 3 3 80 2.91 799 0.909