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Night of Lucky Number 7

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The Hamilton Bulldogs (25-13-1-4) have regained the ability to score on a consistent basis after losing key players week after week. The Connecticut Whale (21-17-2-5) were able to come back into the game after dropping 3-0 but a late goal in the second period continued by a great start to the final frame led the ‘Dogs to a 7-3 victory at the XL Center.  It was also the second consecutive game in which the Bulldogs have scored 7 goals in a game. With the win, the Bulldogs are on a 4-game win streak which is the second longest streak of the season.  

Habs recall Ryan White

The Montreal Canadiens continued to deplete the Hamilton Bulldogs after the injuries suffered in the game against the Buffalo Sabres last Tuesday.  After announcing the callup of Andreas Engqvist yesterday, the Habs announced earlier today that Ryan White will be joining the team in Ottawa for tomorrow's game against the Senators at the Scotiabank Place.  Ryan White had an extremely impressive pre-season with the Habs and many speculated that he might remain with the team as he was one of the last players to be sent down to the Bulldogs.  The 22 years old, 6 feet, 198 lbs

Habs recall Engqvist

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The Montreal Canadiens announced earlier today that Swedish centreman Andreas Engqvist will be joining the team and will take part in the team practice on Thursday at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.  The Habs signed the 6'4", 197 lbs centreman in July 2009 to a three year contract.  He has played 38 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs this season and has accumulated 14 points (6 goals, 8 assists) during that time. 

All around game performance for Bulldogs as they shut-out Amerks 7-0

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The Hamilton Bulldogs (24-13-1-4) dominated the lowly Rochester Americans (17-22-2-2) on Tuesday night by the score of 7-0. Seven different scorers got on the score sheet while Curtis Sanford picked up his second shut-out in as many starts for a total of four for the season.

Avtsin's deciding goal in the SO breaks a scoreless game

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For the first time in franchise history, neither team was able to score a goal in 65 minutes of play at the Copps Coliseum. The Hamilton Bulldogs (23-13-1-4) scored two goals in the shoot-out while the Syracuse Crunch (14-20-1-4) had only one to defeat the Crunch 1-0 in the battle of goaltenders. Alexander Avtsin’s goal in the 5th round forced the Crunch to beat Sanford to head to sudden death but they were unable to get the job done.

'Dogs needed just one period to beat the Monsters 3-2

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The Hamilton Bulldogs (22-13-1-4) three goal output in the second period allowed them to steal two points from the Lake Erie Monsters (16-19-3-4) at the Copps Coliseum on Wednesday night. It was warm home-coming for the Bulldogs after finishing up a devastating 4-game road trip.  

Frolov's injury puts a dent in rumors

Latest news from the New York Rangers' camp is that Alexander Frolov, the 28 years old Russian Winger, will be out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL and meniscus along with a sprained MCL, an injury that the Habs fans are all too familiar with.  Frolov, who got tangled up with Brad Winchester of the Blues on Saturday night, will require a surgery on his knee for this season-ending injury.  The Rangers have called up Kris Newbury from Connecticut to take his place as they take on the Montreal Canadiens tomorrow night at the Madison Square Garden.

Cammalleri not on the team bus

Montreal's sniper Michael Cammalleri, who left  Saturday night's game against the Boston Bruins in the middle of the second period, will not be accompanying the team on their way to New York for a matchup between the Rangers and the Habs tomorrow night.  While the exact nature of his ailment has not been provided, it's to be assumed that he is either battling with a flu or a gastrointestinal virus which forced him to leave Saturday's game early.  Danish Prospect Lars Eller, who had been a healthy scratch for the last three games, was seen playing alongside Tom

Shorthanded goal proved to be the difference as 'Dogs drop 3-2

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The Hamilton Bulldogs (21-13-1-4) ran into a hot Milwaukee Admirals (23-11-2-4) who have won the last 7 of 10 games and also continued their win-streak to four games. J.T. Wyman had his second consecutive 2-goal game this weekend but it wasn’t enough as the ‘Dogs lose 3-2.

Wolves no match for 'Dogs as Hamilton wins 4-1

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J.T. Wyman’s pair of second period goals was enough to beat the Chicago Wolves (21-17-2-1) 4-1 on Saturday night in a season-high 15,654 fans at the Allstate Arena. The Bulldogs (21-12-1-4) have lost twice this season against the Wolves both at home but the ‘Dogs returned the favor as they dominated in every aspect of the game.