The Hamilton Bulldogs five game-two week losing streak came to an end Friday night with a 4-3 win over the Marlies in Toronto.

Ben Maxwell scored the winning goal midway through the third period. Maxwell also added an assist and now has the scoring lead among active Bulldogs players. Only David Desharnais, currently with the Canadiens, has more points.

Defenseman Mathieu Carle registsered two assists in the game.

Aaron Palushaj, Andreas Engqvist and Hunter Bishop scored the other games.

The Bulldogs will play San Antonio at Copps Coliseum Saturday afternoon at 4.00pm.

Scoring Summary

1st Period

1. HAM – Andreas Engqvist -7 (Avtsin, J.T. Wyman) – 4:39 (PP)

2nd Period:
2. HAM – Aaron Palushaj – 11 (Kyle Klubertanz, Ben Maxwell) – 9:18
3. TOR – John Mitchell – 1 (Greg Scott, Nazem Kadri) – 10:21
4. TOR – Ryan Hamilton – 9 (Greg Scott, Alex Foster) – 15:39

3rd Period:
5. TOR – Danny Richmond – 3 (Ryan Hamilton, Alex Foster) – 2:57
6. HAM – Hunter Bishop – 3 (Mathieu Carle) – 8:32
7. HAM – Ben Maxwell – 10 (Frederic St. Denis, Mathieu Carle) – 11:42 (PP)

Scoring:
Toronto: 0-2-1-3
Hamilton: 1-1-2-4

Shots:
Toronto: 7-8-5—20
Hamilton: 12-9-9—30

Goaltending:
Toronto: Ben Scrivens (30 shots, 26 saves)
Hamilton: Curtis Sanford (20 shots, 17 saves)

Power Play:
Toronto: 0-for-7
Hamilton: 2-for-4

Attendance: 5,046

Three Stars:
1. HAM – Ben Maxwell (1 goal, 1 assist, -1, 4 shots)
2. TOR – Ryan Hamilton (1 goal, 1 assist, +2, 2 shots)
3. HAM – Aaron Palushaj (1 goal, 6 shots

# 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
19 Ben Maxwell 45 10 27 37 -3 32 7 0 140 7.1
28 Aaron Palushaj 45 11 22 33 8 26 2 0 92 12.0
23 Max Pacioretty (X) 27 17 15 32 4 20 7 0 132 12.9
10 J.T. Wyman 54 12 14 26 3 24 2 0 107 11.2
4 Brendon Nash (X) 50 3 20 23 12 41 3 0 53 5.7
15 Kyle Klubertanz 50 7 15 22 -4 32 1 0 73 9.6
72 Mathieu Carle 46 10 10 20 10 28 3 0 85 11.8
20 Ryan Russell 52 8 9 17 11 48 0 0 96 8.3
32 Frederic St. Denis 53 3 14 17 10 20 1 0 72 4.2
17 Dustin Boyd 26 14 2 16 0 14 6 1 91 15.4
12 Andrew Conboy 40 9 7 16 4 59 0 0 61 14.8
26 Alexander Avtsin 36 4 12 16 4 10 1 0 60 6.7
3 Brett Festerling (total) 48 3 13 16 -10 56 2 0 64 4.7
SYR 32 3 9 12 -10 41 2 0 48 6.3
HAM 16 0 4 4 0 15 0 0 16 0.0
22 Andreas Engqvist 47 7 8 15 6 14 2 0 83 8.4
40 Gabriel Dumont 48 4 9 13 -8 57 0 0 100 4.0
7 Yannick Weber (X) 15 8 4 12 -5 10 4 0 51 15.7
25 Ryan White (X) 33 3 9 12 -5 77 1 0 61 4.9
14 Olivier Fortier 42 7 4 11 -4 18 5 0 52 13.5
5 Alex Henry 54 0 8 8 2 77 0 0 24 0.0
61 Hunter Bishop 21 3 2 5 5 8 0 0 28 10.7
18 Dany Masse 12 1 1 2 -3 6 0 0 14 7.1
85 Neil Petruic 27 0 2 2 2 25 0 0 20 0.0
16 David Urquhart 17 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 9 0.0
1 Curtis Sanford 36 0 1 1 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 18 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0.0
24 Ian Schultz 28 0 0 0 -6 21 0 0 30 0.0
44 Jimmy Bonneau 53 0 0 0 -9 127 0 0 22 0.0
BENCH 54 5 12 5
TOTALS 54 156 255 406 48 861 46 4 1647 0.092
# Goalies GP Mins W L SL SO GA GAA SVS SV%
45 Peter Delmas (X) 2 125 1 0 1 0 4 1.92 56 0.933
1 Curtis Sanford 36 2068 20 13 1 5 67 1.94 895 0.930
35 Robert Mayer 18 1078 8 8 2 0 55 3.06 432 0.887
TOTALS 54 3271 29 21 4 5 126 2.31 1383 0.917