rochester americans logoPlaying their second last game of the season the Hamilton Bulldogs dropped a 5-1 decision to the Americans in Rochester Saturday night.   Phil Varone and Luke Adam led the way  a goal and  two assists for the Americans.   Drummondville Voltigeurs graduate Olivier Archambault scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs, his first as a professional.

The Bulldogs will play their final game of the season Sunday afternoon at Copps Coliseum against the same Americans.  They have lost four of their last five games.

Hamilton Bulldogs 1 at Rochester Americans 5 – Status: Final
Saturday, April 20, 2013 – Blue Cross Arena

Hamilton 0 1 0 – 1
Rochester 1 2 2 – 5

1st Period-

1, Rochester, Adam 15 (Bailen, Varone), 18:41 (PP).

Penalties-Leblanc Ham (high-sticking), 1:17; Ellis Rch (hooking), 10:22; Archambault Ham (slashing), 14:03; McCormick Rch (hooking), 15:39; Pateryn Ham (holding), 15:55; Mancari Rch (tripping), 17:29; Bournival Ham (slashing), 18:17; Pateryn Ham (slashing), 18:28.

2nd Period-

2, Rochester, Catenacci 1 (Varone, Rankin), 3:31.

3, Hamilton, Archambault 1   10:13.

4, Rochester, Varone 10 (Adam, Bailen), 12:57 (PP).

Penalties-Vail Ham (hooking), 11:11; MacKenzie Rch (slashing), 14:20.

3rd Period-

5, Rochester, Legault 10 (Adam), 16:11.

6, Rochester, Rankin 14 (Catenacci, Biega), 18:14.

Penalties-MacKenzie Rch (interference), 5:02.

Shots on Goal-Hamilton 8-10-12-30. Rochester 9-10-8-27.
Power Play Opportunities-Hamilton 0 / 5; Rochester 2 / 6.
Goalies-Hamilton, Tokarski 24-16-4 (27 shots-22 saves). Rochester, Leggio 38-24-1 (30 shots-29 saves).
A-7,290
Referees-Darcy Burchell (42).
Linesmen-Peter Feola (33), Tim Kotyra (53).