The Hamilton Bulldogs edged the Toronto Marlies 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton.
This contest was scoreless until the teams traded goals in a 23-second span midway through the third period. Ryan White’s power play goal put Hamilton on top 1-0 at the 8:33 mark, but Marlies defenseman Danny Richmond potted his first goal of the season at 8:33 to tie it up.
The Bulldogs got shootout goals from Alexander Avtsin and David Desharnais, while Greg Scott scored for Toronto’s lone conversion.
Hamilton goaltender Curtis Sanford (4-1-0) earned the victory with 23 saves through regulation and overtime. The Bulldogs outshot the Marlies 45-24.

Despite the shootout loss, Toronto earned improved to 6-0-3 on a nine-game road swing which will conclude on Friday at Lake Erie. The Marlies will then host Hamilton on both Saturday and Sunday.

Toronto 0 0 1 0 – 1
Hamilton 0 0 1 0 – 2

1st Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Desharnais Ham (tripping), 3:50; Finger Tor (interference), 12:46; Hanson Tor (hooking), 17:36.

2nd Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-No Penalties

3rd Period-

1, Hamilton, White 2 (Palushaj, Avtsin), 8:33 (PP).

2, Toronto, Richmond 1 (Rosehill, Scott), 8:56.

Penalties-Mitchell Tor (holding), 6:58; Palushaj Ham (hooking), 18:28.

OT Period-

No Scoring.

Penalties-Zigomanis Tor (roughing), 0:49.

Shootout – Toronto 1 (Engel NG, Scott G, Boyce NG, Hanson NG, Lashoff NG), Hamilton 2 (Pacioretty NG, Avtsin G, Palushaj NG, Russell NG, Desharnais G).
Shots on Goal-Toronto 7-7-9-1-0-24. Hamilton 14-17-9-4-1-45.
Power Play Opportunities-Toronto 0 / 2; Hamilton 1 / 4.
Goalies-Toronto, Rynnas 3-3-2 (44 shots-43 saves). Hamilton, Sanford 4-1-0 (24 shots-23 saves).
A-2,497
Referees-Darcy Burchell (50).
Linesmen-Jason Finley (6), Kevin Hastings (61).

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
51 David Desharnais 15 5 12 17 8 6 1 1 39 0.128
23 Max Pacioretty 15 4 10 14 0 12 2 0 68 0.059
28 Aaron Palushaj 10 3 11 14 7 6 0 0 20 0.150
7 Yannick Weber 15 8 4 12 -5 10 4 0 51 0.157
19 Ben Maxwell 15 3 7 10 -5 12 2 0 41 0.073
4 Brendon Nash 14 2 5 7 4 10 2 0 15 0.133
25 Ryan White 15 2 5 7 -4 24 1 0 35 0.057
32 Frederic St. Denis 15 0 7 7 3 4 0 0 19 0.000
20 Ryan Russell 15 3 3 6 5 12 0 0 33 0.091
10 J.T. Wyman 15 2 4 6 -4 8 1 0 25 0.080
72 Mathieu Carle 15 4 1 5 6 10 0 0 19 0.211
12 Andrew Conboy 12 3 2 5 1 25 0 0 16 0.188
22 Andreas Engqvist 15 2 3 5 3 8 0 0 24 0.083
15 Kyle Klubertanz 11 2 2 4 2 2 0 0 14 0.143
26 Alexander Avtsin 7 1 3 4 3 0 0 0 10 0.100
40 Gabriel Dumont 10 1 1 2 -2 4 0 0 18 0.056
5 Alex Henry 15 0 2 2 -5 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 5 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 10 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 4 0.000
24 Ian Schultz 10 0 0 0 -1 9 0 0 8 0.000
44 Jimmy Bonneau 15 0 0 0 -3 31 0 0 9 0.000
  BENCH 15 2       6     2  
  TOTALS 15 47 83 128 12 248 13 1 484 0.093
# Goalies GP Mins W L SOL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Curtis Sanford 5 304 4 1 0 0 7 1.38 113 0.942
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
  TOTALS 15 921 9 4 2 0 38 2.47 344 0.901