TORONTO - Mike Blunden scored twice, including the winner, as the Hamilton Bulldogs downed the Toronto Marlies 5-2 on Saturday afternoon in American Hockey League action.
The loss snaps Toronto's season-high four game win streak. Hamilton is now 6-5-0 against Toronto this season.
The 12th and final meeting between the two Ontario teams goes March 16.
Blunden gave Hamilton a three-goal cushion at 4:11 as his shot from the face-off dot hit the post and bounced in off of MacIntyre.
The two rivals combined for four second period goals.
Blunden restored Hamilton's lead at 5:57 of the second tipping a Greg Pateryn shot past MacIntyre for his 12th of the season.
Andrighetto gave the Bulldogs its first two-goal lead of the afternoon one timing a Maxime Macenauer feed past MacInytre for his 14th of the season.
D'Amigo pulled the Marlies to within one re-directing a Petter Granberg point shot at 13:10 to make it 3-2. D'Amigo has 10 goals in last 11 games and is one shy of career high 17.
Hamilton enjoyed a 5-on-3 power play for nearly two minutes late in the second.
Pateryn was shaken up on the play, but remained in the game. The Bulldogs were unable to connect on the two-man advantage.
Courtnall made it 4-2 with three seconds remaining beating MacIntyre stick-side from the slot for his fifth of the season.
Dumont opened the scoring at 6:34 of the first one timing a Blunden feed five-hole on MacIntyre for his 14th of the season.
Percy tied it 1-1 at 16:56 of the opening frame as his point shot re-directed off of Dumont and past Mayer for his second of the season.
Carter Ashton (hand), who was assigned to the Marlies by the Maple Leafs on Friday, was playing in his first game since Jan. 30. Marlies centre Sam Carrick (upper body) dressed in his first game since Feb. 5.