Joonas Nattinen Scores Twice in 4-2 win over Rockford

Joonas Nattinen scored two goals in the first period keying a 4-3 win over St. John’s  before over 4,000 fans in Hamilton Friday night.  Mark Miter and Philip DeSimone also scored for the Bulldogs, who nearly blew the lead by giving up three straight goals in the second period.  The teams were scoreless in the third.  The victory was Hamilton’s second in a row following a four game losing streak.

Hamilton will play St. John’s at home Saturday before traveling to Rochester for a 5.00 game Sunday.  Newcomer Blake Geoffrion is expected to play in both weekend games for Hamilton.

Friday, February 17, 2012 – Copps Coliseum

St. John’s 0 3 0 – 3
Hamilton 3 1 0 – 4

1st Period-

1, Hamilton, Nattinen 3 (Palushaj, Callahan), 3:39.

2, Hamilton, Nattinen 4 (Palushaj, Fast), 4:22.

3, Hamilton, Mitera 2 (Nattinen), 7:55.

Penalties-Lenes Ham (tripping), 6:09; Maxwell Stj (hooking), 6:18; Macenauer Stj (tripping), 15:23; Fast Ham (tripping), 17:06.

2nd Period-

4, Hamilton, DeSimone 9 (Engqvist, Palushaj), 2:22 (PP).

5, St. John’s, Clark 9 (Festerling, Kulda), 8:15.

6, St. John’s, Weller 9 (Postma, O’Dell), 10:31.

7, St. John’s, Postma 11 (King, Kulda), 13:24 (PP).

Penalties-DeSantis Stj (hooking), 1:01; Nattinen Ham (hooking), 5:21; DeSantis Stj (roughing), 11:45; FitzGerald Ham (roughing), 11:45; Engqvist Ham (hooking), 12:02; O’Dell Stj (hooking), 18:15.

3rd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Fast Ham (holding), 3:32; Postma Stj (tripping), 19:05.

Shots on Goal-St. John’s 7-12-7-26. Hamilton 14-9-2-25.
Power Play Opportunities-St. John’s 1 / 5; Hamilton 1 / 5.
Goalies-St. John’s, Pasquale 14-6-0 (8 shots-5 saves); Aebischer 14-7-1 (17 shots-16 saves). Hamilton, Lawson 14-13-3 (26 shots-23 saves).
A-4,060
Referees-Mark Lemelin (41).
Linesmen-Jesse Wilmot (19), Jason Finley (6).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
28 Aaron Palushaj 31 13 18 31 1 33 5 0 105 12.4
22 Andreas Engqvist 36 15 13 28 1 24 6 0 82 18.3
24 Brian Willsie 44 9 17 26 -5 58 5 1 165 5.5
10 Phil DeSimone 50 9 14 23 -19 28 3 0 82 11.0
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 41 5 18 23 -6 16 5 0 50 10.0
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 35 4 15 19 -3 10 4 0 42 9.5
32 Frederic St-Denis 41 3 18 21 -6 12 2 0 84 3.6
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 25 9 8 17 -8 18 2 0 92 9.8
18 Dany Masse 49 9 7 16 -5 24 3 0 66 13.6
7 Joe Callahan 48 2 14 16 -7 50 0 0 58 3.4
40 Gabriel Dumont 41 8 6 14 -8 38 3 0 102 7.8
16 Olivier Fortier 30 7 7 14 -2 24 3 1 58 12.1
67 Alexander Avtsin 42 6 7 13 -14 24 1 0 73 8.2
21 Ian Schultz 37 3 10 13 3 83 0 0 57 5.3
23 Joonas Nattinen 37 4 7 11 3 24 1 0 45 8.9
Blake Geoffrion 20 2 7 9 -3 8 0 0 32 6.3
14 Mike Blunden (X) 17 3 5 8 -2 12 0 0 49 6.1
17 Mark Mitera 50 2 6 8 -17 30 0 0 51 3.9
15 Philippe Lefebvre 46 4 3 7 -11 8 0 0 62 6.5
19 Brock Trotter 5 2 5 7 -3 4 1 0 10 20.0
25 Ryan White (X) 4 4 1 5 2 26 0 0 10 40.0
51 Mitch Wahl (total) (X) 27 2 3 5 -1 6 0 0 27 7.4
ABB 5 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 22 2 3 5 1 6 0 0 19 10.5
13 Zack FitzGerald 48 2 3 5 -12 172 0 0 22 9.1
5 Alex Henry 50 1 3 4 6 68 0 0 37 2.7
53 T.J. Fast (total) 23 0 3 3 -6 28 0 0 9 0.0
CT 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 22 0 3 3 -5 26 0 0 8 0.0
11 Alain Berger 26 0 2 2 -11 15 0 0 30 0.0
6 Joe Stejskal 36 0 2 2 -6 16 0 0 25 0.0
12 Andrew Conboy 10 1 0 1 -2 12 0 0 13 7.7
26 Eric Lampe (total) 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
LE 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
44 Olivier Malka 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 11 0.0
29 Robert Mayer 23 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
39 Peter Delmas (X) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
54 Peter Lenes 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
27 Joey Haddad (total) 9 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 9 0.0
BRI 8 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 33 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 50 1 8 1
TOTALS 50 123 199 321 -134 865 39 2 1460 0.084

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
39 Peter Delmas (X) 1 60:00 1 0 0 0 1 1.00 26 0.963
52 Nathan Lawson 33 1839:33 14 13 3 4 81 2.64 848 0.913
29 Robert Mayer 23 1121:32 7 11 1 0 59 3.16 530 0.900
TOTALS 50 3036:46 22 24 4 4 147 2.90 1404 0.905