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Dubnyk stops 25, Andrighetto scores shootout winner as Bulldogs edge IceCaps 4-3

Wednesday, 04.09.2014 / 8:55 PM / News

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Dubnyk stops 25, Andrighetto scores shootout winner as Bulldogs edge IceCaps 4-3

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Sven Andrighetto scored the shootout winner and Devan Dubnyk stopped all four shots he faced in the shootout as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged the St. John's IceCaps 4-3 in American Hockey League action Wednesday.

Andrighetto scored the winner on a quick forehand-to-backhand move before slipping the puck in behind IceCaps netminder Tyler Beskorowany. Gabriel Dumont also scored in the shootout for the Bulldogs.

John Albert, Kyle MacKinnon and Adam Lowry scored in regulation for the St. John's IceCaps (43-22-7).

Greg Pateryn, Mike Blunden and Drew Schiestel answered for the Bulldogs (32-34-7).

The IceCaps scored first, 1:59 into the game, when Albert ripped a wrist shot from the left faceoff dot to score high glove side.

The Bulldogs equalized on a Pateryn slapshot, through a sprawled-out Beskorowany on the powerplay at the 13:41 mark of the first period.

MacKinnon gave the IceCaps a 2-1 lead when he surprised the Bulldogs and ripped a quick wristshot high glove with 4:25 left in the first.

Lowry backhanded home a rebound on the doorstep for St. John's at the 17:39 mark of the second period to make it a 3-1 game.

Seventeen seconds later, Schiestl pulled the Bulldogs within one from the slot with a wrist shot high glove.

Blunden tipped home a puck while going to the net at the 12:54 mark of the third period, to tie the game.

Beskorowany made 37 saves, and saved two of four shots in the shootout. Dubnyk stopped 25 for the Bulldogs.

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