bulldogs griffins logoThe Hamilton Bulldogs completed a weekend sweep of the Grand Rapids Griffins with a 5-2 vicitory Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton.

Nick Sorkin, Davis Drewiske, Jacob de la Rose, Daniel Carr and T.J. Hensick scored the goals for the Bulldogs who never trailed in the game after taking a 2-0 first period lead.  Along with his goal, Drewiske had two assists in the game.  Also recording mulit-point games were Charles Hudon and Maxime Macenauer with two assists and T.J. Henbsick with a goal and assist.

For the Detroit Red Wings affiliated Griffins it was Landon Ferraro and Mitch Callahan.

The Bulldogs, with Mike Condon again in the nets outshot Grand Rapids 32-21.

Notes – 

….The win moved the Bulldogs into a tie with Grand Rapids in the battle for 8th and 9th place in the AHL’s Western Conference.  Grand Rapids holds down 8th by virtue of fewer games played.   The win also left Hamilton in third place in the league’s North Division.

…..The Bulldogs are now 3-3-0 in their season high seven game home stand which concludes on Friday against Toronto.

…..Lineup scratches for Hamilton – D-Joe Finley, FWD-Drayson Bowman (healthy)   – Injured – D-Magnus Nygren ( concussion); FWD-Connor Crisp (concussion); FWD-Eric Tangradi (wrist).

…..Prior to the game the Bulldogs announced the signing of LW Sahir Gill to his second tryout contract of the season.  Gill was immediately put in the Hamilton lineup recording one shot on goal in the game.

….In two other roster moves the Bulldogs assigned D-David Makowski to Wheeling of the ECHL and released forward Shane Bakker from his professional tryout contract.

 

Grand Rapids Griffins 2 at Hamilton Bulldogs 5 – Status: Final
Saturday, January 17, 2015 – FirstOntario Centre

Grand Rapids 1 1 0 – 2
Hamilton 2 2 1 – 5

1st Period-

1, Hamilton, Sorkin 4 (Drewiske, Macenauer), 2:05.

2, Hamilton, Drewiske 4 (Macenauer), 14:20.

3, Grand Rapids, Callahan 12 (Porter, Marchenko), 17:08.

Penalties-Marchenko Gr (holding), 4:21; Bruton Gr (unsportsmanlike conduct – helmet violation), 15:28; Nevins Ham (unsportsmanlike conduct – helmet violation), 15:28; Bruton Gr (fighting), 17:32; Nevins Ham (fighting), 17:32; Hoggan Gr (hooking), 17:47.

2nd Period-

4, Grand Rapids, Ferraro 16 (Tvrdon), 1:24.

5, Hamilton, de la Rose 5 (Hudon, Tinordi), 2:59.

6, Hamilton, Carr 8 (Hudon, Hensick), 18:25 (PP).

Penalties-Hensick Ham (slashing), 4:47; Bruton Gr (bench minor – too many men), 8:44; Marchenko Gr (cross-checking), 11:48; Paetsch Gr (slashing, unsportsmanlike conduct, misconduct), 12:41; Evans Gr (roughing), 17:09.

3rd Period-

7, Hamilton, Hensick 10 (Tinordi, Drewiske), 2:34.

Penalties-Dietz Ham (interference), 11:16; Dietz Ham (cross-checking), 19:05.

Shots on Goal-Grand Rapids 8-4-9-21. Hamilton 15-11-6-32.
Power Play Opportunities-Grand Rapids 0 / 3; Hamilton 1 / 7.
Goalies-Grand Rapids, Coreau 6-5-1 (27 shots-22 saves); Nagle 0-1-0 (5 shots-5 saves). Hamilton, Condon 11-9-0 (21 shots-19 saves).
A-4,766
Referees-Mark Lemelin (41), Ben Moser (3).
Linesmen-Mike Harrington (11), Paul Reid (62).

Hamilton Bulldogs 2014-15 Individual Stats

# Player Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
10 Charles Hudon C 41 11 25 36 6 40 3 0 85 12.9
17 T.J. Hensick C 41 10 22 32 0 6 0 0 97 10.3
40 Gabriel Dumont C 38 9 14 23 0 54 2 0 100 9.0
27 Sven Andrighetto C 25 9 9 18 -1 18 3 0 71 12.7
11 Daniel Carr LW 41 8 10 18 3 12 1 0 91 8.8
15 Drayson Bowman LW 30 6 9 15 1 21 2 0 62 9.7
19 Christian Thomas (X) RW 29 9 5 14 -10 10 2 0 73 12.3
21 Nick Sorkin RW 36 4 9 13 -3 4 1 0 49 8.2
4 Davis Drewiske D 41 4 9 13 6 18 0 0 65 6.2
2 Greg Pateryn D 41 2 9 11 1 54 1 0 56 3.6
32 Magnus Nygren D 15 4 6 10 2 2 1 0 38 10.5
12 Maxime Macenauer C 33 5 4 9 4 14 0 0 39 12.8
9 Mac Bennett D 34 4 5 9 0 2 2 0 36 11.1
7 Darren Dietz D 40 3 6 9 -2 45 0 0 39 7.7
20 Jacob de la Rose F 33 5 3 8 1 11 0 1 41 12.2
28 Michael Bournival (X) C 7 3 5 8 6 4 0 0 20 15.0
25 Eric Tangradi LW 18 2 6 8 1 32 1 0 58 3.4
18 Jake Dowell F 41 2 5 7 -6 36 0 1 43 4.7
5 Jarred Tinordi D 27 0 5 5 3 32 0 0 31 0.0
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
33 Sahir Gill (total) LW 14 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 17 5.9
HAM LW 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 3 0.0
WBS LW 12 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 14 7.1
26 Joe Finley D 35 0 3 3 -6 99 0 0 23 0.0
23 Connor Crisp LW 21 1 1 2 -3 91 0 0 7 14.3
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
22 Stefan Fournier RW 3 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 2 0.0
36 David Makowski (X) D 4 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 1 0.0
6 Bryan Allen (total) D 8 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 4 0.0
NOR D 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
HAM D 6 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 3 0.0
38 Shane Bakker (X) F 8 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 1 0.0
39 Joey MacDonald (X) G 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
1 Mike Condon G 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
24 Jack Nevins LW 32 0 0 0 -8 88 0 0 13 0.0
BENCH 41 0 4 0
TOTALS 41 105 174 279 -10 755 20 2 1189 0.088

 

# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Mike Condon 23 1389:31 11 9 0 1 51 2.20 658 0.928
34 Dustin Tokarski 2 119:04 1 1 0 0 5 2.52 57 0.919
39 Joey MacDonald 16 972:19 6 7 0 0 48 2.96 440 0.902
Totals 41 2505:01 18 17 0 1 109 2.61 1155 0.914