Hamilton picks up second straight AHL win


Two goals from Michael Bournival, including one from a penalty shot, varied the Hamilton Bulldogs to a 4-2 American Hockey League win over the visiting Milwaukie Admirals on Friday night (March 21).

The win was Hamilton’s second in a row.

Michael Bournival led the Bulldogs with two goals, including a penalty shot, over the visiting Admirals on Friday.  (Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Michael Bournival led the Bulldogs with two goals, including a penalty shot, over the visiting Admirals on Friday. (Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Also scoring the Bulldogs were Greg Pateryn, who also had an assist, and Nick Tarnasky.

Hamilton led 2-0 after the first period, stretched it to 3-0 in the second period before Michael Liambas put the Admirals on the scoreboard. Tarnasky completed Hamilton’s scoring in the second period.

Taylor Beck pulled the Admirals to within two with just over five minutes left in the third period.

Hamilton goalie Dustin Tokarski stopped 38 of 30 shots (8-10-12) while Marek Mazanec stopped 22 of 26 shots (8-14-4).

A crowd of 4,339 took in the game at FirstOntario Centre.

(Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

(Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Hamilton is back in action on Saturday when the Abbotsford Heat return to FirstOntario Centre for a 7 p.m. game.

Scoring summary

First period
1. HAM Bournival, (1) (Beaulieu), 5:23 (PP)
1. HAM Pateryn, (11) (St. Pierre, Dumont), 8:05 (PP)

Penalties
MIL Roussel, 2:21 – Hooking, 2 min (PP)
MIL Cehlin, 4:56 – Hooking, 2 min (PP)
MIL Liambas, 6:15 – Roughing, 2 min (PP)
MIL Liambas, 6:15 – Fighting, 5 min
HAM Tarnasky, 6:15 – Fighting, 5 min
HAM Bournival, 12:56 – Tripping, 2 min (PP)
MIL Ford, 18:04 – Interference, 2 min (PP)

Second period
2. HAM Bournival, (2) , 8:09 (PS)
2. MIL Liambas, (3) (Tousignant, Roussel), 12:02
2. HAM Tarnasky, (12) (Pateryn, Chouinard), 13:46

Penalties
HAM Macenauer, 2:58 – Holding, 2 min (PP)
HAM Drewiske, 19:55 – Interference, 2 min (PP)

Third period
MIL Beck, (13) (Rodney, Watson), 14:53 (PP)

Penalties
HAM Schiestel, 4:34 – Tripping, 2 min (PP)
MIL Liambas, 7:57 – Tripping, 2 min (PP)
MIL Liambas, 7:57 – Charging, 2 min (PP)
MIL Wathier, 10:25 – Holding, 2 min (PP)
HAM Beaulieu, 14:42 – Elbowing, 2 min (PP)
HAM Macenauer, 14:42 – Roughing, 2 min (PP)