ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The Rochester Americans had a lot of newcomers on the score sheet Wednesday in their 6-3 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs in American Hockey League action.
Porter opened the scoring in the first period, and made it 4-2 Rochester (8-7-4) with a power-play goal in the third.
Jamie Tardiff's short-handed goal at 2:55 into the second period gave the Americans a 2-0 lead.
Ristolainen got his first AHL goal on the power play at 15:35 of the second period to give the home team a 3-1 lead, and he scored shorthanded into an empty net in the final minute.
For Thomas and Ellis, it was their second goals of the season. St. Pierre's was his fourth.