Ryan Russell scores two goals as Bulldogs defeat Moose 6-2

HAMILTON, Ont. – Ryan Russell scored two goals and Max Pacioretty had three assists as the Hamilton Bulldogs beat the Manitoba Moose 6-2 in American Hockey League action Wednesday.

The Bulldogs were especially dangerous on special teams with three power-play goals and one short-handed marker. Mike Glumac, Brock Trotter, Chad Anderson and Yanick Lehoux also scored for Hamilton (47-27-4-0).

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Guillaume Desbiens and Pierre-Cedric Labrie replied for the Moose (49-23-0-6).

Marc Denis made 23 saves for Hamilton. Cory Schneider gave up five goals on 34 shots before being replaced by Curtis Sanford, who stooped eight of nine shots in relief.