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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Daily KHL Update (English Commentary) - Dec 9, 2012

AHL HIGHLIGHTS: Chicago Wolves vs Hamilton Bulldogs 12/13/2012


          Last night in Chicago, the Hamilton Bulldogs took on the Wolves in an effort to get a second straight win. But things don't always go according to plan. With under a minute to go in the first, Tanev played the puck from the point played the puck to Archibald and he backhanded a weak shot to the net and he scored. From a bad angle it found its way in to make it 1-0 Wolves. Then 1 minute into the second, Gordons shot was stopped and Archibald was there to put home the rebound to make it 2-0. 2 minutes into the third, Haydar would score another goal to extend the lead.

        Than at the 6 minute mark of the third, Beaulieus point shot was deflected in by  Nattinen to cut the lead to 2.  Andersson would score a few seconds later to make it 4-1. But with under 7 minutes to play and the Bulldogs on a powerplay, St.Denis's point shot was tipped in by Bournival to cut the lead to 2.  Then with 1 minute to play, Blunden through the puck to the net and it was stopped but Beaulieu was there to put home the rebound to cut the lead to 1.But thats as close as they would get as the Wolves beat the Dogs 4-3. In the win, Climie made 34 saves. In the loss, Desjardins made 21 saves.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo



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Dec. 11 - Bulldogs vs Monsters

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


             Last night in Hamilton, the Bulldogs took on the Lake Erie Monsters in an attempt to grab a win. There was no score in the first and the shots were 11-6 Hamilton. In the second there was also no score and the shots were 17 - 16 Hamilton. But late in the third, with 4 minutes to play, Qualier came flying down the right wing with speed, he made it past all the defenders and went in on goal and scored to make it 1-0! That would be the final as the Bulldogs win 1-0. In the win, Desjardins made 29 saves. In the loss, Pickard made 44 saves.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Daily KHL Update (English Commentary) - Dec 7, 2012

Syracuse Crunch vs. Hamilton Bulldogs (Dec. 7th, 2012)


       Last night in Syracuse, the struggiling Bulldogs (29th in the AHL) took on the Crunch (1st in the AHL). 26 seconds into the game, Barberios point shot was tipped in by Palat to make it 1-0. 7 minutes later, Killorns one timed shot from the point was stopped, but Connolly was there to put home the rebound to make it 2-0. Taormina would make it 3-0 6 minutes later. But the Dogs would respond, Beaulieu centred the puck to Palushaj and he one timed a shot home to cut the lead to 2. There was no scoring in the second. 6 minutes into the third, Killorn came down the right wing with speed and wristed a shot past Desjardins to extend the lead.Pierre-Cedric Labrie would add another goal as the Crunch blow away the Dogs with a 5-1 win. In the win,Riku Helenius made 19 saves. In the loss,Cedrick Desjardins made 37 saves.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NHL Board of Governors Meeting Update & Possibility of a full Season cancellation

The past couple of days, the NHL and NHLPA has changed their lineups to 6 owners versus 18 NHL players in an attempt to get a deal done. The meetings began at 2pm E.t yesterday and went to midnight and once more resumed today. But as you can tell from the video above, theres not much to update. Except for the fact that if a deal insn't done withing the next 9 days there will be a full season lockout.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo

The players involved:

Sidney Crosby
Jonathan Toews
Jamal Mayers
Ryan Miller
Manny Malhotra
David Backes
George Parros
Brad Richards
Martin St. Louis
B.J. Crombeen
Kevin Westgarth
Shane Doan
Craig Adams
Ron Hainsey
Shawn Horcoff
Michael Cammalleri
Daniel Winnik
Chris Campoli
Mathieu Darche

The owners:

Jeremy Jacobs of the Boston Bruins
Murray Edwards of the Calgary Flames
Pittsburgh's Ron Burkle
Tampa's Jeff Vinik
Mark Chipman of the new Winnipeg franchise
Larry Tanenbaum of the Maple Leafs.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Dec 1. 2012 - ABB 0, HAM 3


            Last night in Abbotsford, the Canadiens took on the Heat in the second game of the home and home set ( the Heat won the first game 5-1 in Hamilton).  Louis LeBlanc made his return to the lineup. 4 minutes into the first, Gallagher centred the puck to Holland and he scored to make it 1-0 Bulldogs. There was no scoring in the second. 1:37 into the third with the Dogs on a Powerplay, Chaput fired a shot and it was tipped in by Qualier to make it 2-0. A few minutes later, LeBlancs shot from the sideboards found its way into the back of the net to make it 3-0. That would be the final as the Heat lose in regulation for the first time at home.In the shutout win, Desjarins made 24 saves.

Written By Andrew Di Pardo