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Darren Dietz, Eric Tangradi lead AHL Bulldogs in 5-3 win over Wild

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Darren Dietz scored a tiebreaking goal at 12:58 of the third period and the Hamilton Bulldogs held on for their sixth consecutive win, 5-3 over the Iowa Wild in American Hockey League action on Saturday.

Eric Tangradi had an empty-net goal with 52 second left in regulation and added two assists to lead the Hamilton (22-17-6) offence. Drayson Bowman, Jacob de la Rose and Sahir Gill also scored.

Tyler Graovac scored shorthanded for the Wild (15-29-2), who have dropped six straight games. Zack Mitchell and Michael Keranen rounded out the attack.

Bulldogs goaltender Joey MacDonald made 28 saves for the win. Iowa's John Curry stopped 32-of-36 shots in the losing effort.

Neither team scored on the power play. Hamilton was 0 for 3 while the Wild wasted two opportunities with the man advantage.

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