02/18/2013 5:23 PM
Hamilton, Ontario – The Rochester Americans defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 2-0 on Monday afternoon at Copps Coliseum. David Leggio stopped all 30 shots he faced for his second shutout against the Bulldogs this season.
The Americans opened the scoring at 10:01 of the opening frame on a power-play goal by Brayden McNabb who wired a shot from the point and the puck was redirected past Hamilton Bulldogs starting goaltender Dustin Tokarski. After 20 minutes of play, the Amerks led the Bulldogs 18-7 in shots.
The Amerks increased their lead at 1:06 of the second period as Luke Adam went streaking down the left side and blasted a shot from the circle by Tokarski blocker side. Rochester led Hamilton 37-13 in shots after 40 minutes of play.
Tokarski stopped 47 of 49 shots in his second game as a ‘Dog as the Americans outshot the Bulldogs 49-30 to end the game.
The Bulldogs’ next game is against the Rochester Americans at Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday, February 22nd at 7:30 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. RCH – Brayden McNabb – 4 – (Nick Crawford, Phil Varone) – 10:01 (PP)
2. RCH – Luke Adam – 11 – (Zemgus Girgensons, Adam Pardy) – 1:06
Rochester: David Leggio (W – 30 shots, 30 saves)
Hamilton: Dustin Tokarski (L – 49 shots, 47 saves)
1. RCH – David Leggio (30 saves)
2. HAM – Dustin Tokarski (47 saves)
3. RCH – Luke Adam (1 goal, +1, 4 shots)
Dan Lawrie Insurance Premium Player of the Game: Louis Leblanc