adirondakHamilton goaltender Joey MacDonald gave up goals on the first two shots of the game and the Adirondack Flames went on to shut out the Bulldogs 5-0 Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre.

Emile Poirier scored twice and added an assist to lead the Flames. Sven Baetsche had a goal and two assists. The other goals came from Nolan Yonkman and Bill Arnold.

Joni Ortio stopped 23 shots in recording his third shutout of the season. Final shots on goal were 34-23 in Adirondack’s favour.

In the two games since the Christmas break the Bulldogs have been outscored 9-0. Friday afternoon the Marlies blanked them 4-0 in Toronto.

Notes –

….Although re-united with his centreman T.J. Hensick, Charles Hudon failed to register a point for the fourth consecutive game.

….The Bulldogs were involved in three more fights giving them 41 for the season, the second highest total in the AHL.

….LW Connor Crisp served the second game of his three game suspension for leaving the bench to participate in a fight.

….Defenseman Magnus Nygren remains on the Bulldogs injury list and still designated day-to-day although he has not competed in a month and 12 games..

….Three players who logged regular ice time with the Bulldogs this season are now on the parent Canadiens roster – D-Nathan Beaulieu and C/LW-Sven Andrighetto.

….On loan to Sweden at the World Junior Tournament, Hamilton forward Jacob de la Rose scored 2 goals and an assist earlier in the day as Sweden beat Denmark 5-1 in Toronto. In two games he has two goals, two assists to lead Team Sweden.  He is second overall in tournament scoring.

Adirondack Flames 5 at Hamilton Bulldogs 0
Saturday, December 27, 2014 – FirstOntario Centre

Adirondack 2 1 2 – 5
Hamilton 0 0 0 – 0

1st Period-

1, Adirondack, Poirier 9 (Culkin, Tousignant), 1:30 (PP).

2, Adirondack, Yonkman 1 (Baertschi), 2:06.

Penalties-Stevenson Adk (fighting), 1:11; Dietz Ham (instigating, fighting, misconduct – instigating), 1:11; Ramage Adk (holding), 5:09; Hudon Ham (slashing), 7:16; Culkin Adk (slashing), 15:14.

2nd Period-

3, Adirondack, Poirier 10 (Baertschi, Arnold), 1:19.

Penalties-Macenauer Ham (high-sticking), 7:07; Gillies Adk (fighting), 11:06; Tinordi Ham (fighting), 11:06; Wolf Adk (roughing, fighting, misconduct), 11:29; Dowell Ham (fighting), 11:29; Culkin Adk (holding), 15:33; Dumont Ham (goaltender interference), 19:31.

3rd Period-

4, Adirondack, Arnold 7 (Baertschi), 16:00.

5, Adirondack, Baertschi 2 (Poirier, Culkin), 16:34 (PP).

Penalties-Ramage Adk (roughing), 2:15; Pateryn Ham (elbowing), 16:12.

Shots on Goal-Adirondack 8-12-14-34. Hamilton 9-7-7-23.
Power Play Opportunities-Adirondack 2 / 5; Hamilton 0 / 5.
Goalies-Adirondack, Ortio 15-7-0 (23 shots-23 saves). Hamilton, MacDonald 6-5-0 (34 shots-29 saves).
A-4,301
Referees-Darcy Burchell (42), Keith Kaval (40).
Linesmen-Kevin Hastings (61), Jesse Wilmot (19).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2014-15 Individual Stats

# Player Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
10 Charles Hudon C 32 9 22 31 7 40 3 0 61 14.8
17 T.J. Hensick C 32 8 17 25 2 4 0 0 68 11.8
27 Sven Andrighetto (X) C 21 9 9 18 1 16 3 0 63 14.3
40 Gabriel Dumont C 32 7 11 18 -1 52 1 0 89 7.9
19 Christian Thomas RW 26 8 5 13 -8 8 2 0 67 11.9
11 Daniel Carr LW 32 6 6 12 2 8 0 0 69 8.7
15 Drayson Bowman LW 22 5 7 12 3 11 1 0 42 11.9
32 Magnus Nygren D 15 4 6 10 2 2 1 0 38 10.5
21 Nick Sorkin RW 27 2 8 10 -5 4 1 0 39 5.1
4 Davis Drewiske D 32 2 7 9 2 16 0 0 44 4.5
2 Greg Pateryn D 32 2 7 9 4 41 1 0 35 5.7
9 Mac Bennett D 25 4 4 8 -1 2 2 0 24 16.7
28 Michael Bournival (X) C 7 3 5 8 6 4 0 0 20 15.0
25 Eric Tangradi LW 16 2 6 8 1 30 1 0 49 4.1
7 Darren Dietz D 31 3 4 7 0 33 0 0 27 11.1
18 Jake Dowell F 32 2 5 7 -4 34 0 1 32 6.3
12 Maxime Macenauer C 24 4 2 6 2 10 0 0 30 13.3
20 Jacob de la Rose (X) 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
5 Jarred Tinordi D 22 0 3 3 -1 27 0 0 23 0.0
26 Joe Finley D 29 0 3 3 -3 79 0 0 23 0.0
23 Connor Crisp LW 17 1 1 2 -3 91 0 0 7 14.3
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
34 Dustin Tokarski (X) G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
38 Shane Bakker F 3 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 1 0.0
39 Joey MacDonald G 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
1 Mike Condon G 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
24 Jack Nevins LW 23 0 0 0 -7 67 0 0 8 0.0
BENCH 32 0 4 0
TOTALS 32 88 144 232 -1 633 17 2 937 0.094

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SOL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Mike Condon 16 967:21 7 7 0 0 39 2.42 469 0.923
34 Dustin Tokarski 2 119:04 1 1 0 0 5 2.52 57 0.919
39 Joey MacDonald 14 853:46 6 5 0 0 42 2.95 385 0.902
Totals 32 1958:44 14 13 0 0 89 2.73 911 0.911