Americans score three third-period goals to down Bulldogs 6-3

Stafford finished with two goals for Rochester, with Brandon Smith and David Booth scoring the others.

Mathieu Roy, Patrick Traverse and Duncan Milroy replied for Hamilton.

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Adam Dennis stopped 23 shots for Rochester. Jaroslav Halak (16 shots, 13 saves) and Yann Danis (21 shots, 19 saves) shared the goaltending duties for Hamilton.