02/08/2013 9:57 PM
Hamilton, Ontario – The Chicago Wolves defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 3-0 on Friday night at Copps Coliseum. Michael Davies scored two goals including the game-winner and Matt Climie stopped 23 shots for the shutout.
The Wolves opened the scoring at 2:51 of the opening frame on a goal by Davies, who was sent in all alone and roofed a backhander over the shoulder of Hamilton Bulldogs starting goaltender Cedrick Desjardins. Chicago added another goal just 38 seconds later at 3:29 as Kevin Connauton floated a shot from the left boards which found its way past Desjardins.
Davies scored his second tally of the evening at 2:28 of the second stanza as he came into the offensive zone and wired a wrister from the right circle over the shoulder of Desjardins.
The Wolves outshot the Bulldogs in all three periods as well as during the entire game by a count of 39-23.
The Bulldogs’ next game is against the Texas Stars at Copps Coliseum tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. All ‘Dogs games will be broadcast on Hamilton's Funny 820 (AM 820). Fans can also listen to and watch all 'Dogs games on www.hamiltonbulldogs.com. Live coverage with the broadcast team of Play-By-Play Announcer Derek Wills (all home and away games) and Colour Commentator Al Craig (all home and select away games) will begin with the Pioneer Pre-Game Show 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
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1. CHI – Michael Davies – 6 – (Devin DiDiomete, Adam Polasek) – 2:51
2. CHI – Kevin Connauton – 3 – (Eric Kattelus, Guillaume Desbiens) – 3:29
3. CHI – Michael Davies – 7 – (Alex Friesen, Jim Vandermeer) – 2:28
Chicago: Matt Climie (W – 23 shots, 23 saves)
Hamilton: Cedrick Desjardins (L – 39 shots, 36 saves)
1. CHI – Michael Davies (2 goals, +2, 2 shots)
2. CHI – Matt Climie (23 saves)
3. HAM – Mike Blunden (4 shots)
Dan Lawrie Insurance Premium Player of the Game: Louis Leblanc