ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mike Glumac had two goals and an assist in regulation and Yanick Lehoux scored twice in the shootout as the Hamilton Bulldogs beat the Rochester Americans 4-3 in American Hockey League action Sunday.
The Bulldogs overcame a big performance by Rochester's penalty-killing unit, which scored three short-handed goals.
The Bulldogs (41-25-2-0) opened the scoring in the first period when David Desharnais sent a cross-ice pass to Brock Trotter, who beat Rochester starting goaltender Tyler Plante.
The Americans tied the game 1-1 with a short-handed goal in the second period. Hamilton starting goaltender Cedrick Desjardins left his net to play a loose puck, but put it right on the stick of Kenndal McArdle. With Desjardins out of his net, McArdle fired the puck into the empty goal.
Glumac put the Bulldogs ahead when Trotter fed a pass to Glumac, who rifled a shot past Plante to increase his goal-scoring streak to five games.
The Americans (24-38-0-6) tied the game 2-2 in the third period with their second short-handed goal. Michael Caruso sent a pass to Drew Larman, who snapped a shot that beat Desjardins.
Glumac scored his second goal of the game on a power play to make it 3-2. Sergei Kostitsyn assisted on the goal and extended his point streak to seven games.
David Brine scored Rochester's third short-handed goal of the game at 17:43 of the third period. Brine skated into the Bulldogs' zone before slipping past a Hamilton defender and fire a shot that beat Desjardins.
Desjardins ended up with 30 saves, while Plante stopped 34 shots.