MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Admirals scored three unanswered goals then held on to beat the Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2 in American Hockey League play Friday.
Ryan Thang, Chris Mueller and Mark Van Guilder each scored for Milwaukee (32-27-4).
Ian Schultz and Brian Willsie replied for Hamilton (28-30-7).
Thang opened the scoring on the power play at 11:11 in the first period before Mueller's goal four minutes later gave Milwaukee a 2-0 lead.
Van Guilder put the Admirals up 3-0 in the second on what turned out to be the winning goal.
Schultz scored in the final minute of the second and Willsie's short-handed goal in the third cut the lead to one.
Milwaukee goaltender Jeremy Smith made 13 saves for the win, while at the other end Robert Mayer stopped 23 shots.