Bulldogs slay Monsters 2-1 in a shootout

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The Bulldogs hung on to beat the Monsters 2-1 in a shootout on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs defeated the Lake Erie Monsters 2-1 in a shootout on Saturday night in Cleveland, snapping their 10 game road losing streak.

Both teams were strong defensively, and after a scoreless first period, the Bulldogs lead 9-3 in shots, holding Lake Erie to a season low 3 first period shots.

The Bulldogs would get on the board late in the second, when Monsters' goalie Sami Aittokallio gave away the puck behind his own net to Gabriel Dumont who put it into the empty net. The goal was shorthanded, and Dumont's team leading 13th goal of the year. After two it was 1-0 with the Bulldogs opening a big lead in shots, leading 27-10 going into the third.

In the third period, the Monsters would get on the board on a powerplay goal from Bill Thomas. Thomas finished off a pretty passing play by firing it over the shoulder of Cedrick Desjardins, off the crossbar and in.

After overtime solved nothing, the two teams took part in a 9 round shootout. Nathan Beaulieu and Stefan Chaput scored for the Bulldogs, while Mike Sgarbossa scored for the Monsters.

Scoring Summary:

1st Period:

No Scoring

2nd Period:

1. HAM – Gabriel Dumont – 13 – 17:10 (SH)

3rd Period:

2. LE – Bill Thomas – 16 – (Mike Sgarbossa, Karl Stollery) – 6:47 (PP)

Overtime:

No Scoring

Shootout:

Hamilton Lake Erie|

Michael Bournival No Goal Mike Sgarbossa Goal

Patrick Holland No Goal Bill Thomas No Goal

Gabriel Dumont No Goal Andrew Agozzino No Goal

Nathan Beaulieu Goal Paul Carey No Goal

Joey Tenute No Goal Mike Connolly No Goal

Mike Blunden No Goal David van der Gulik No Goal

Louis Leblanc No Goal Dean Strong No Goal

Jason DeSantis No Goal Thomas Pock No Goal

Stefan Chaput Goal Brian Sutherby No Goal

Scoring:

Lake Erie: 0-0-1-0-0—1

Hamilton: 0-1-0-0-1—2

Shots:

Lake Erie: 3-7-12-1-0—23

Hamilton: 9-18-5-2-1—35

Goaltending:

Lake Erie: Sami Aittokallio (SOL – 34 shots, 33 saves)

Hamilton: Cedrick Desjardins (W – 23 shots, 22 saves)

Power Play:

Lake Erie: 1-for-7

Hamilton: 0-for-6

Attendance: 14,142

Three Stars:

1. HAM – Stefan Chaput

2. HAM – Gabriel Dumont (1 goal, +1, 3 shots)

3. LE – Sami Aittokallio (33 saves)


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