Saturday, February 09, 2002
Mighty Ducks snap winless skid
Enquirer staff, wire reports
HAMILTON, Ont. Jonas Ronnqvist and Steve Brule scored eight seconds apart late in the first period, as the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 4-1 Friday in the AHL.
Aris Brimanis ended a 39-game goal drought with a second-period goal and Jarrett Smith added a pair of assists for Cincinnati, which snapped a four-game winless streak (0-1-2-1) and remained tied with Syracuse for first place in the Central Division.
Anaheim prospect Ilja Bryzgalov made 31 saves for his 16th win of the season for the Ducks.
Bryzgalov has been named by Russia as a replacement for San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeny Nabokov on its Olympic roster.
Cincinnati ....... 2-2-0-4
Hamilton ....... 0-1-0-1
First period: 1. Cin, Ronnqvist 8 (Edinger, Smith), 19:42 (ppg).2. Cin, Brule 12 (DeWolf, Smith), 19:50.
Second period: 3. Ham, Pisa 5 (Hinz, Rita), 9:56.4. Cin, Brimanis 2 (Richardson, Brigley), 11:38.5. Cin, Krivokrasov 1, 14:42 (ppg).
Third period: No scoring.
Shots: Cin 14-16-2=32; Ham 11-11-10=32. Power-play opportunities: Cin 2-for-7; Ham 0-for-3. Goaltenders: Cin, Bryzgalov (32 shots, 31 saves; record 16-10-3); Ham, Conklin (20:00; 14 shots, 12 saves; record 9-8-4), Lamothe (40:00; 18 shots, 16 saves).
Cincinnati defeated Atlantic City 3-0 for its third win in its last four road games. Jeff Sirkka, Nick Botland and Allan Egeland scored. Alex Westlund recorded the shutout.
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