The Hamilton Bulldogs 12 game 28 day road trip pulled in to Milwaukee Friday night, where a late rally fell short in a 3-2 loss.

Brian Willsie scored the Bulldogs’ second shorthanded goal in two games to narrow the score to 3-2  with 5:52 left in the third period.   Hamilton then came close to tying the game in the final minute  but Milwaukee netminder Jeremy Smith made four consecutive saves on three different Bulldogs to preserve the win.    Ian Schultz also scored for Hamilton.

Milwaukee took a 3-0 lead on goals by Ryan Thang, Chris Mueller and Mark Van Guilder.  The Admirals are a Nashville Predators affiliate.

The Bulldogs face the Chicago Wolves Saturday at Allstate Arena.   The Wolves are a Vancouver Canucks farm team.

Scoring Summary:

1st period:

1. MIL – Ryan Thang – 14 – (Kyle Wilson, Michael Latta) – 11:11 (PP)

2. MIL – Chris Mueller – 27 – (Brodie Dumont) – 15:38

2nd period:

3. MIL – Mark Van Guilder – 11 – (Kevin Henderson, Victor Bartley) – 11:20

4. HAM – Ian Schultz – 6 – (Alain Berger, Brian Willsie) – 19:02

3rd period:

5. HAM – Brian Willsie – 12 – (Philippe Lefebvre) – 14:08 (SH)

Shots: Hamilton: 6-6-5 – 17 Milwaukee: 5-11-10 – 26

Goaltending: Hamilton: Robert Mayer (26 shots, 23 saves) Milwaukee: Jeremy Smith (17 shots, 15 saves) Power Play: Hamilton: 0-for-2 Milwaukee: 1-for-6

Attendance: 7,260

Hamilton Bulldogs 2011-12 Individual Stats

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
22 Andreas Engqvist 49 19 16 35 -2 32 8 0 116 16.4
24 Brian Willsie 57 12 23 35 -11 82 5 2 200 6.0
28 Aaron Palushaj (X) 31 13 18 31 1 33 5 0 105 12.4
10 Phil DeSimone 65 13 18 31 -24 36 5 0 107 12.2
55 Garrett Stafford (total) 47 9 19 28 -8 20 8 0 64 14.1
POR 6 1 3 4 -3 6 1 0 8 12.5
HAM 41 8 16 24 -5 14 7 0 56 14.3
32 Frederic St-Denis (X) 54 3 25 28 -4 16 2 0 105 2.9
21 Ian Schultz 52 6 16 22 -1 99 1 0 85 7.1
40 Gabriel Dumont 50 12 9 21 -10 45 4 1 126 9.5
20 Louis Leblanc (X) 27 9 10 19 -8 26 2 0 99 9.1
23 Joonas Nattinen 52 9 9 18 -1 30 3 0 67 13.4
51 Blake Geoffrion (total) (X) 25 4 13 17 -2 10 1 0 52 7.7
MIL 20 2 7 9 -3 8 0 0 32 6.3
HAM 5 2 6 8 1 2 1 0 20 10.0
7 Joe Callahan 55 2 15 17 -7 50 0 0 74 2.7
18 Dany Masse 49 9 7 16 -5 24 3 0 66 13.6
16 Olivier Fortier 30 7 7 14 -2 24 3 1 58 12.1
67 Alexander Avtsin 55 6 8 14 -21 32 1 0 90 6.7
15 Philippe Lefebvre 61 4 6 10 -15 10 0 0 76 5.3
14 Mike Blunden (X) 17 3 5 8 -2 12 0 0 49 6.1
17 Mark Mitera 65 2 6 8 -24 44 0 0 69 2.9
19 Brock Trotter 5 2 5 7 -3 4 1 0 10 20.0
11 Alain Berger 41 1 5 6 -15 17 1 0 52 1.9
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 63 2 3 5 -13 229 0 0 32 6.3
5 Alex Henry 63 1 3 4 1 85 0 0 45 2.2
53 T.J. Fast (total) 34 0 4 4 -12 34 0 0 15 0.0
CT 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 33 0 4 4 -11 32 0 0 14 0.0
26 Eric Lampe (total) (X) 16 2 1 3 -2 2 0 0 19 10.5
LE 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
HAM 13 2 0 2 -2 2 0 0 18 11.1
6 Joe Stejskal 46 0 3 3 -9 22 0 0 35 0.0
3 Robert Slaney (total) 23 1 1 2 2 6 0 0 27 3.7
MIL 9 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 9 0.0
HAM 14 1 0 1 -1 4 0 0 18 5.6
44 Olivier Malka 15 0 2 2 -6 12 0 0 24 0.0
12 Andrew Conboy 10 1 0 1 -2 12 0 0 13 7.7
27 Joey Haddad (total) (X) 19 1 0 1 -3 2 0 0 20 5.0
BRI 8 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 8 0.0
HAM 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 8.3
29 Robert Mayer 30 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
52 Nathan Lawson 43 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 0.0
39 Peter Delmas (X) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
26 Ryan Flanigan 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0.0
54 Peter Lenes (X) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
25 Jesse Todd 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
14 Trevor Hendrikx 2 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0.0
27 Travis Novak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
BENCH 65 2 8 2
TOTALS 65 158 251 407 -197 1095 52 4 1878 0.083

 

# 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 43 2382:26 19 17 4 5 103 2.59 1083 0.913
29 Robert Mayer 30 1487:46 8 15 1 0 79 3.19 730 0.902
TOTALS 65 3949:25 28 32 5 5 193 2.93 1839 0.905