americans bulldogsChad Ruhwedel’s scored at 5:46 of overtime with Greg Pateryn in the penalty box to give the Rochester Americans a come-from-behind win over the Hamilton Bulldogs Saturday night at Rochester.

The Bulldogs had taken a 3-1 lead early in the second period on goals by Drayson Bowman, Christian Thomas and Gabriel Dumont but the Americans came back with goals by Luke Adam and Zach Dalpy to tie the game setting the stage for the game winner. The other Rochester goal was scored by Phil Varone.

Shots on goal were 42-34 in Rochester’s favour. Joey MacDonald was in goal for Hamilton.

This was the second of back to back games between the North Division rivals. The Bulldogs edged Rochester 3-2 Friday night in Hamilton

Notes –

…The Bulldogs remain two games over .500 at 12-10-5. They are 8-3-3 over their last 14 games.

Charles Hudon assisted on the Christian Thomas power play goal giving him a league leading 30 points in 27 games. He has four goals and 15 points his last ten games.  \

…With Eric Tangradi returned to the Bulldogs by the Canadiens Friday night, Connor Crisp was a healthy scratch from the Hamilton lineup.  Defenseman Magnus Nygren remains out of the lineup with an undisclosed illness.

…The Bulldogs return home for two games against the St. John’s IceCaps Wednesday and Friday.

Hamilton Bulldogs 3 at Rochester Americans 4 (OT)
Saturday, December 13, 2014 – Blue Cross Arena

Hamilton 2 1 0 0 – 3
Rochester 1 1 1 1 – 4

1st Period-

1, Rochester, Varone 7 (Larsson, Grigorenko), 6:29.

2, Hamilton, Bowman 4 (Hensick, Drewiske), 9:02.

3, Hamilton, Thomas 7 (Hudon, Pateryn), 14:26 (PP).

Penalties-Pysyk Rch (high-sticking), 12:55.

2nd Period-

4, Hamilton, Dumont 7 (Pateryn, Carr), 1:33.

5, Rochester, Adam 8 (Dalpe, Ellis), 4:07.

Penalties-Nevins Ham (fighting), 2:13; Samuels-Thomas Rch (fighting), 2:13; Pateryn Ham (roughing), 5:19; Larsson Rch (holding), 5:52.

3rd Period-

6, Rochester, Dalpe 5 (McCabe, Larsson), 6:06 (PP).

Penalties-Bowman Ham (hooking), 4:46; Ruhwedel Rch (hooking), 11:35.

OT Period-

7, Rochester, Ruhwedel 5 (Larsson, Grigorenko), 5:46 (PP).

Penalties-Pateryn Ham (cross-checking), 4:05.

Shots on Goal-Hamilton 11-13-7-3-34. Rochester 17-13-7-5-42.
Power Play Opportunities-Hamilton 1 / 3; Rochester 2 / 3.
Goalies-Hamilton, MacDonald 6-4-0 (42 shots-38 saves). Rochester, Makarov 7-7-0 (34 shots-31 saves).
A-4,377
Referees-Kendrick Nicholson (44), Garrett Rank (48).
Linesmen-Jeff Walker (28), Fraser McIntyre (94).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2014-15 Individual Stats

# Player Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
10 Charles Hudon C 27 9 21 30 11 32 3 0 55 16.4
17 T.J. Hensick C 27 7 16 23 3 2 0 0 59 11.9
27 Sven Andrighetto (X) C 21 9 9 18 1 16 3 0 63 14.3
40 Gabriel Dumont C 27 7 9 16 -3 50 1 0 77 9.1
19 Christian Thomas RW 21 7 4 11 -8 8 2 0 54 13.0
11 Daniel Carr LW 27 6 4 10 4 8 0 0 60 10.0
32 Magnus Nygren D 15 4 6 10 2 2 1 0 38 10.5
15 Drayson Bowman LW 17 4 6 10 3 9 1 0 33 12.1
28 Michael Bournival (X) C 7 3 5 8 6 4 0 0 20 15.0
21 Nick Sorkin RW 22 2 6 8 -5 4 1 0 31 6.5
2 Greg Pateryn D 27 2 6 8 1 26 1 0 31 6.5
25 Eric Tangradi LW 12 2 4 6 2 18 1 0 37 5.4
9 Mac Bennett D 20 2 4 6 -1 2 0 0 15 13.3
4 Davis Drewiske D 27 1 5 6 2 12 0 0 38 2.6
20 Jacob de la Rose F 27 3 2 5 2 9 0 1 34 8.8
14 Rene Bourque (X) LW 4 2 2 4 2 4 1 0 17 11.8
8 Nathan Beaulieu (X) D 8 2 2 4 -2 9 0 0 20 10.0
12 Maxime Macenauer C 19 2 2 4 1 6 0 0 25 8.0
7 Darren Dietz D 26 2 2 4 2 14 0 0 23 8.7
18 Jake Dowell F 27 0 4 4 -2 29 0 0 27 0.0
5 Jarred Tinordi D 17 0 3 3 3 17 0 0 17 0.0
26 Joe Finley D 24 0 2 2 -3 63 0 0 20 0.0
23 Connor Crisp LW 14 0 1 1 -3 50 0 0 4 0.0
29 Sahir Gill (X) LW 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 2 0.0
3 Morgan Ellis (X) D 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 3 0.0
16 Bobby Shea (X) D 2 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 2 0.0
39 Joey MacDonald G 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 Mike Condon G 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
24 Jack Nevins LW 18 0 0 0 -6 60 0 0 7 0.0
BENCH 27 0 2 0
TOTALS 27 76 125 201 11 477 15 1 812 0.094

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Mike Condon 14 847:21 6 6 0 0 33 2.34 403 0.924
39 Joey MacDonald 13 793:46 6 4 0 0 37 2.80 356 0.906
Totals 27 1658:44 12 10 0 0 72 2.60 759 0.913