CLEVELAND - Centre Colin Smith scored twice as the Lake Erie Monsters turned the tables on the Hamilton Bulldogs with a 4-1 victory on Friday in American Hockey League play.
The Bulldogs (10-10-3) won by that same 4-1 score in their previous game, when the teams met last Saturday in Hamilton.
Smith opened the scoring for Lake Erie (12-9-1) with his third goal of the season at 4:54 of the first period, and he made it 4-0 on the power play at 1:38 of the third. Joey Hishon and Matt Hunwick got the other Lake Erie goals.
Pickard finished with 21 saves. Dustin Tokarski stopped 25 shots for the Monsters.
Hamilton was 1 for 4 on the power play, while Lake Erie connected on 3 of 6 attempts with the man advantage.