The Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 2-1 Sunday afternoon to gain a split in the two-game weekend series. The game was played before 2,078 at Hamilton’s Copps Coliseum.

The only Hamilton goal was scored by defenceman Yannick Weber during a third period power play. Weber leads all AHL defencemen in goals with eight. He is also the all-time leader in goals by a Bulldogs defenceman with 29.

The game marked the end of David Desharnais’ thirteen game scoring streak and the eight game run of linemate Aaron Palushaj.

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

 

1, Grand Rapids, Pare 4 (Minard), 8:53.

Penalties-Andersson Gr (tripping), 9:14; Tatar Gr (hooking), 17:30; Maxwell Ham (holding), 18:31; Desharnais Ham (holding), 19:22.

2nd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Henry Ham (roughing), 1:25; Owens Gr (interference), 4:09; Meech Gr (hooking, high-sticking), 7:24; White Ham (unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:21; Russell Ham (hooking), 15:26; St. Denis Ham (hooking), 18:33.

3rd Period-

2, Hamilton, Weber 8 (White, Nash), 1:31 (PP).

3, Grand Rapids, Straub 1 (Raedeke, Smith), 7:11.

Penalties-Kolosov Gr (holding), 1:22; Maxwell Ham (tripping), 8:04; Russell Ham (interference), 11:14.

Shots on Goal-Grand Rapids 6-10-12-28. Hamilton 4-13-5-22.
Power Play Opportunities-Grand Rapids 0 / 8; Hamilton 1 / 6.
Goalies-Grand Rapids, McCollum 4-3-2 (22 shots-21 saves). Hamilton, Sanford 3-1-0 (28 shots-26 saves).
A-2,078
Referees-Chris Ciamaga (41), Dave Lewis (16).
Linesmen-Kevin Hastings (61), Matt Traub (88).

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
51 David Desharnais 14 5 12 17 8 4 1 1 37 0.135
23 Max Pacioretty 14 4 10 14 0 12 2 0 64 0.063
28 Aaron Palushaj 9 3 10 13 7 4 0 0 17 0.176
7 Yannick Weber 14 8 4 12 -4 10 4 0 46 0.174
19 Ben Maxwell 14 3 7 10 -4 12 2 0 40 0.075
4 Brendon Nash 13 2 5 7 4 10 2 0 14 0.143
32 Frederic St. Denis 14 0 7 7 3 4 0 0 14 0.000
20 Ryan Russell 14 3 3 6 6 12 0 0 31 0.097
10 J.T. Wyman 14 2 4 6 -3 8 1 0 23 0.087
25 Ryan White 14 1 5 6 -4 24 0 0 32 0.031
72 Mathieu Carle 14 4 1 5 6 10 0 0 16 0.250
12 Andrew Conboy 12 3 2 5 1 25 0 0 16 0.188
22 Andreas Engqvist 14 2 3 5 3 8 0 0 19 0.105
15 Kyle Klubertanz 10 2 2 4 2 2 0 0 13 0.154
26 Alexander Avtsin 6 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 7 0.143
40 Gabriel Dumont 10 1 1 2 -2 4 0 0 18 0.056
5 Alex Henry 14 0 2 2 -4 36 0 0 10 0.000
85 Neil Petruic 5 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 4 0.000
18 Dany Masse (X) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.000
45 Peter Delmas (X) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
1 Curtis Sanford 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.000
35 Robert Mayer 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
14 Olivier Fortier 9 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 3 0.000
24 Ian Schultz 9 0 0 0 -1 9 0 0 6 0.000
44 Jimmy Bonneau 14 0 0 0 -3 31 0 0 8 0.000
  BENCH 14 1       6     1  
  TOTALS 14 45 81 125 17 244 12 1 439 0.100
# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Curtis Sanford 4 239 3 1 0 0 6 1.50 90 0.938
45 Peter Delmas (X) 2 125 1 0 1 0 4 1.92 56 0.933
35 Robert Mayer 8 492 4 3 1 0 27 3.29 175 0.866