By: Hamilton Bulldogs
11/21/2012 7:45 PM
St. John’s, Newfoundland – The Hamilton Bulldogs defeated the St. John’s IceCaps 2-1 at Mile One Centre on Wednesday Night. Cedrick Desjardins stopped 29 of 30 shots for his second win in his second start of the 2012-2013 season while Steve Quailer notched the game-winner.
The IceCaps opened the scoring at 19:50 of the opening frame on a goal by Carl Klingberg. After receiving the puck from Ben Maxwell, Klingberg dangled into the Hamilton zone and snapped a shot under the crossbar behind Hamilton Bulldogs starting goaltender Cedrick Desjardins.
The Bulldogs tied the game at 12:39 of the second stanza on a goal by Mike Blunden. Brendan Gallagher danced into the St. John’s zone and outwaited the IceCaps defenceman, then centred a feed to Blunden who batted the puck past St. John’s IceCaps starting goaltender Mark Dekanich.
The ‘Dogs took the lead at 19:36 of the second period on Quailer’s second goal of the season. Morgan Ellis missed the net with a shot and the puck bounced off the glass behind the net and came out to Quailer who tapped it in behind Dekanich.
The Bulldogs’ next game is Sunday, November 25th against the Lake Erie Monsters at Copps Coliseum at 4 p.m. The game will air on TVA Sports. All ‘Dogs games during the month of November will be broadcast on Hamilton's Funny 820 (AM 820), with select games simulcast on Montreal's TSN Radio 690 (AM 690). 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. STJ – Carl Klingberg – 3 – (Ben Maxwell, Paul Postma) – 19:50
2. HAM – Mike Blunden – 3 – (Brendan Gallagher) – 12:39
3. HAM – Steve Quailer – 2 – (Morgan Ellis, Nathan Beaulieu) – 19:36
St. John’s: 1-0-0—1
St. John’s: 8-9-13—30
St. John’s: Mark Dekanich (L – 25 shots, 23 saves)
Hamilton: Cedrick Desjardins (W – 30 shots, 29 saves)
St. John’s: 0-for-5
1. HAM- Cedrick Desjardins (29 saves)
2. STJ- Carl Klingberg (1 goal, 3 shots)
3. STJ- Mark Dekanich (23 saves)
Dan Lawrie Insurance Premium Player of the Game: Brendan Gallagher