51-Blake Geoffrion - Hamilton Bulldogs

51-Blake Geoffrion - Hamilton Bulldogs

Blake Geoffrion scored a goal and assist in his Hamilton debut as the Bulldogs beat the Rockford IceHogs 4-2 at Copps Coliseum Saturday night.

Geoffrion, who was acquired in Friday’s Hal Gill trade, led both teams with eight shots on goal.

Starting with the Geoffrion goal, the Bulldogs scored four in the final four and a half minutes of the third period to come from behind a 2-1 deficit.  Included were a franchise record three goals in 38 seconds – and four goals in 3:47.  (More on Geoffrion debut from the Hamilton Spectator here)

Along with Geoffrion, Joonas Nattinen, Gabriel Dumont, Garrett Stafford and Philip DeSimone scored for Hamilton.  Nattinen has three goals in his last two games.   Dumont also had an assist and Ian Schultz recorded two assists.  Brandon Segal and Brandon Pirri scored for Rockford, a Chicago Blackhawks farm team.

The Bulldogs, who have posted three wins in a row, wrap up their 3-in-3 weekend Sunday  at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester at 5:05pm.  Rochester is a Buffalo affiliate.

Saturday, February 18, 2012 – Copps Coliseum

1st Period-

1, Rockford, Segal 13 (Flick), 10:43.

2, Hamilton, Nattinen 5 (Engqvist, Geoffrion), 12:19.

Penalties-Smith Rfd (slashing), 1:39; Shaw Rfd (boarding, charging, fighting), 16:24; Schultz Ham (roughing, fighting), 16:24; DeSimone Ham (slashing), 18:31.

2nd Period-

3, Rockford, Pirri 20 (Smith, Shaw), 15:41.

Penalties-Bollig Rfd (fighting), 7:41; FitzGerald Ham (fighting), 7:41; Avtsin Ham (goaltender interference), 16:03; Shaw Rfd (slashing), 16:09; Henry Ham (delay of game), 18:27.

3rd Period-

4, Hamilton, Geoffrion 3   15:27.

5, Hamilton, Dumont 9 (Schultz), 15:49.

6, Hamilton, Stafford 6 (St-Denis), 16:05 (PP).

7, Hamilton, DeSimone 10 (Dumont, Schultz), 19:14 (EN).

Penalties-Flick Rfd (fighting), 2:49; FitzGerald Ham (fighting), 2:49; Shaw Rfd (goaltender interference), 6:57; Salak Rfd (roughing), 15:49.

Shots on Goal-Rockford 13-11-5-29. Hamilton 11-17-11-39.

Power Play Opportunities-Rockford 0 / 3; Hamilton 1 / 5.

Goalies-Rockford, Salak 4-9-0 (38 shots-34 saves); Hutton 10-8-2 (0 shots-0 saves). Hamilton, Lawson 15-13-3 (29 shots-27 saves).

A-4,006

Referees-Jamie Koharski (84). Linesmen-Kevin Hastings (61), Paul Reid (62).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
28 Aaron Palushaj (X) 31 13 18 31 1 33 5 0 105 12.4
22 Andreas Engqvist 37 15 14 29 2 24 6 0 86 17.4
24 Brian Willsie 44 9 17 26 -5 58 5 1 165 5.5
10 Phil DeSimone 51 10 14 24 -17 30 3 0 83 12.0
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 42 6 18 24 -6 16 6 0 53 11.3
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 36 5 15 20 -3 10 5 0 45 11.1
32 Frederic St-Denis 42 3 19 22 -4 12 2 0 86 3.5
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 25 9 8 17 -8 18 2 0 92 9.8
40 Gabriel Dumont 42 9 7 16 -6 38 3 0 106 8.5
18 Dany Masse 49 9 7 16 -5 24 3 0 66 13.6
7 Joe Callahan 49 2 14 16 -3 50 0 0 62 3.2
21 Ian Schultz 38 3 12 15 5 90 0 0 59 5.1
16 Olivier Fortier 30 7 7 14 -2 24 3 1 58 12.1
67 Alexander Avtsin 43 6 7 13 -15 26 1 0 74 8.1
23 Joonas Nattinen 38 5 7 12 4 24 1 0 48 10.4
51 Blake Geoffrion (total) 21 3 8 11 -2 8 0 0 40 7.5
MIL 20 2 7 9 -3 8 0 0 32 6.3
HAM 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
14 Mike Blunden (X) 17 3 5 8 -2 12 0 0 49 6.1
17 Mark Mitera 51 2 6 8 -19 30 0 0 53 3.8
15 Philippe Lefebvre 47 4 3 7 -12 8 0 0 63 6.3
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 49 2 3 5 -12 182 0 0 22 9.1
5 Alex Henry 51 1 3 4 4 70 0 0 38 2.6
53 T.J. Fast (total) 24 0 3 3 -4 28 0 0 11 0.0
CT 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 23 0 3 3 -3 26 0 0 10 0.0
11 Alain Berger 27 0 2 2 -12 15 0 0 31 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) 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
LE 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
44 Olivier Malka 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 11 0.0
3 Robert Slaney (total) 9 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 9 0.0
MIL 9 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 9 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 (X) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
27 Joey Haddad (total) 10 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 9 0.0
BRI 8 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 34 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 51 1 8 1
TOTALS 51 128 205 332 -124 888 40 2 1499 0.085

 

# 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 34 1899:27 15 13 3 4 83 2.62 875 0.913
29 Robert Mayer 23 1121:32 7 11 1 0 59 3.16 530 0.900
TOTALS 51 3096:46 23 24 4 4 149 2.89 1431 0.906