Welcome |Account|Sign Out 
NEW! SIGN IN WITH YOUR SOCIAL PROFILE
OR
Username or EmailPassword
 
2014 NHL Draft
SHARE

Zigomanis scores winner as Americans hand Bulldogs their fourth straight loss

Saturday, 02.22.2014 / 10:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Zigomanis scores winner as Americans hand Bulldogs their fourth straight loss

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mike Zigomanis's goal at 5:53 of the third period stood up as the winner as the Rochester Americans hung on to defeat the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2 on Saturday in American Hockey League action.

Frederick Roy and Luke Adam also scored for the Americans (27-18-7), who are 3-0-1 in their last four outings, while Nathan Lieuwen made 27 saves for the victory.

Gabriel Dumont had both goals for the Bulldogs (22-25-5), who are on a four-game slide, and Robert Mayer stopped 24 shots in defeat.

Roy made it 1-0 for Rochester midway through the opening period and Adam doubled his club's lead with a power-play goal at 11:33 of the second period.

Dumont responded for Hamilton at 18:07. Zigomanis, however, restored the two-goal lead for the Americans.

Dumont kept it close for the Bulldogs with his second goal of the game at 12:46.

Rochester went 1 for 2 on the power play while Hamilton scored twice on six chances with the man advantage.

Quote of the Day

Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'

— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis