Miller, Amerks stump Bulldogs again

Ryan Miller made 33 saves as Rochester posted a 4-1 win over Hamilton on Thursday night, taking a 2-0 lead in the North Division final back to the Blue Cross Arena for Games 3 and 4 this weekend.

Derek Roy scored twice and had an assist, Domenic Pittis recorded a goal and three assists and Jason Pominville chipped in three assists as the trio sparked the Amerks to their fifth win in a row.

Jason Botterill also scored for Rochester, which has also won five straight road contests.

Miller stopped all 22 shots through the first two periods, and allowed only a shorthanded score by Tomas Plekanec at the 11:02 mark of the third period, ending his shutout streak at 132:45.