Ryan Russell scores twice as Bulldogs hammer Giants 7-0 at Gardiner Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland – Ryan Russell scored twice and added two assists as the Hamilton Bulldogs hammer the Belfast Giants 7-0 in the semifinal of the Gardiner Cup hockey tournament Saturday.

Brock Trotter also scored twice while Ryan White, Mikael Johansson and Chad Anderson added singles.

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Bulldogs goaltenders Cedrick Desjardins and Robert Mayer combined for 14 saves, while at the other end Giants goalie Stephen Murphy was pelted for 45 saves.

The Bulldogs play the Toronto Marlies in the final Sunday.