The Hamilton Bulldogs defeated the Rochester Americans 7-0 on Tuesday night at Copps Coliseum. Curtis Sanford recorded his second straight shutout as he made 31 saves while seven different players scored goals.  

 The first four goals in the second period set a franchise record for fastest four goals scored in a game by the Bulldogs (4:57) while the five goals scored in the middle frame also set a  franchise record for fastest five goals scored as they notched all five in 6:56.
Scoring Summary:
1st Period:
1. HAM – Aaron Palushaj – 6 (Ryan Russell, Kyle Klubertanz) – 12:08
2. HAM – Olivier Fortier – 7 (Kyle Klubertanz, Ben Maxwell) – 14:15 (PP)

2nd Period:
3. HAM – Ryan Russell – 6 (Andreas Engqvist, Alexander Avtsin) – 10:38
4. HAM – J.T. Wyman – 11 (Brett Festerling, Hunter Bishop) – 11:08
5. HAM – Andreas Engqvist – 6 (Alexander Avtsin, Ryan Russell) – 13:27
6. HAM – Frederic St. Denis – 1 (Aaron Palushaj, Ryan White) – 15:35 (PP)
7. HAM – Mathieu Carle – 8 (Frederic St. Denis, Ryan White) – 17:34 (PP)

3rd Period:
No Scoring

Scoring:
Rochester: 0-0-0—0
Hamilton: 2-5-0—7

Shots:
Rochester: 11-11-9—31
Hamilton: 13-16-6—35

Goaltending:
Rochester: Jacob Markstrom (23 shots, 18 saves) / Tyler Plante (12 shots, 10 saves)
Hamilton: Curtis Sanford (22 shots, 22 saves)

Power Play:
Rochester: 0-for-4
Hamilton: 3-for-3

Attendance: 2,217

Three Stars:
1. HAM – Ryan Russell (1 goal, 2 assists, 1 shot, +3)
2. HAM – Frederic St. Denis (1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots, +2)
3. HAM – Aaron Palushaj (1 goal, 1 assist, 1 shot, +1) 

# Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG SH%
51 David Desharnais (X) 35 10 35 45 14 24 1 3 70 14.3
23 Max Pacioretty (X) 27 17 15 32 4 20 7 0 132 12.9
19 Ben Maxwell 33 6 20 26 -3 26 5 0 94 6.4
28 Aaron Palushaj 33 6 18 24 5 16 1 0 66 9.1
10 J.T. Wyman 42 11 9 20 5 20 2 0 90 12.2
4 Brendon Nash 41 2 17 19 11 41 2 0 43 4.7
72 Mathieu Carle 34 8 7 15 13 20 2 0 62 12.9
15 Kyle Klubertanz 38 5 10 15 -5 24 1 0 62 8.1
22 Andreas Engqvist 38 6 8 14 5 10 1 0 73 8.2
20 Ryan Russell 41 6 8 14 11 25 0 0 74 8.1
12 Andrew Conboy 35 8 5 13 5 53 0 0 53 15.1
3 Brett Festerling (total) 39 3 10 13 -8 47 2 0 55 5.5
  SYR 32 3 9 12 -10 41 2 0 48 6.3
  HAM 7 0 1 1 2 6 0 0 7 0.0
32 Frederic St. Denis 41 1 12 13 7 8 1 0 59 1.7
7 Yannick Weber (X) 15 8 4 12 -5 10 4 0 51 15.7
26 Alexander Avtsin 27 4 8 12 2 8 1 0 43 9.3
17 Dustin Boyd 14 11 0 11 0 8 6 1 59 18.6
14 Olivier Fortier 37 7 4 11 -5 11 5 0 47 14.9
25 Ryan White 28 2 8 10 -3 64 1 0 55 3.6
40 Gabriel Dumont 36 2 7 9 -7 35 0 0 83 2.4
5 Alex Henry 42 0 7 7 -2 70 0 0 21 0.0
85 Neil Petruic 20 0 2 2 3 21 0 0 14 0.0
61 Hunter Bishop 11 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 12 0.0
16 David Urquhart (X) 13 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 8 0.0
18 Dany Masse (X) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
45 Peter Delmas (X) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
35 Robert Mayer 16 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0.0
1 Curtis Sanford 26 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
24 Ian Schultz 26 0 0 0 -5 21 0 0 26 0.0
44 Jimmy Bonneau 41 0 0 0 -7 104 0 0 17 0.0
  BENCH 42 4       12     4  
  TOTALS 42 124 207 327 45 671 40 4 1325 0.091
# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
1 Curtis Sanford 26 1473 16 7 1 4 41 1.67 647 0.940
45 Peter Delmas (X) 2 125 1 0 1 0 4 1.92 56 0.933
35 Robert Mayer 16 954 7 7 2 0 49 3.08 387 0.888
  TOTALS 42 2552 24 14 4 4 94 2.21 1090 0.921