Benoit scores game-winning goal as Bulldogs beat River Rats 2-1

Matt D’Agostini added a short-handed goal for Hamilton (19-10-1-1).

Ben Guite scored midway through the third to spoil a shutout bid by Jaroslav Halak. The Bulldogs’ goaltender ended up with 31 saves.

READ ALSO:  Hart finalists Iginla, Ovechkin, Malkin also up for Pearson Award

Justin Peters made 21 saves for Albany (14-13-2-0).