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HAMILTON - It was a night of redemption for the Abbotsford Heat. James Harden Jersey . Three days after falling to Hamilton, Abbotsford scored three goals in 53 seconds en route to a convincing 5-1 win over the Bulldogs Saturday in American Hockey League play. "We wish that this could have come on Wednesday, but we played a complete game tonight," said Heat forward Corey Locke. "We had everything from power-play goals to big penalty kills, and it was a whole group effort. Everyone chipped in tonight, and thats how were going to win." Locke, Chad Billins, Ben Street, Sven Baertschi and Max Reinhart each had goals for the Heat (35-23-7), who dropped 10 of their past 11 games heading into Saturday, and Aaron Dell made 36 saves for the win. Nathan Beaulieu had the lone goal for the Bulldogs (28-32-5). Dustin Tokarski stopped 19 shots before being replaced to begin the third period. Devan Dubnyk stopped all five shots he faced in relief. Tokarski made an exceptional save to keep the game scoreless 12 minutes into the first period, sliding to his right to deny the Heat in close at his far post. But a night that started so well for the Hamilton goaltender quickly turned sour. Locke, who had set up the previous chance, provided the finish as the Heat opened the scoring at 14:28. Locke moved into the low slot with Kane Lafranchise holding the puck along the boards, and tipped a slap-pass from the defenceman high and past Tokarski. Abbotsford doubled its lead just 19 seconds later, when Billins fired a wrist shot from the point that moved through a screen and surprised Tokarski. The Heat scored their third goal in quick succession at 15:21. Tokarski sprawled to deny Josh Jooris initial shot as the forward crashed the net, but Street was on hand at the post to slot the rebound into the open net. Hamilton head coach Sylvain Lefebvre rued his teams missed opportunities on the power play early in the first period, that could have radically changed the outcome. "We started pretty well, and it would have been nice if our power play had clicked to start the game," he said. "We had some scoring chances as well, but when they scored their first goal on a power play, it deflated us and we had some bad shifts. "Down 3-0 after the first, its tough to get back." Dell worked hard to preserve his shutout bid in the second period. Nick Tarnasky was unguarded in the low slot, but Dell dropped into his butterfly to deny the Hamilton winger from point-blank range six minutes in. Louis Leblanc was whistled for closing his hand on the puck at 9:22, and Abbotsford quickly extended its lead on the ensuing power play. The combination of Greg Olsen, Derek Smith and Baertschi sprung a three-on-two rush, and after Olsen was turned back, Smith slipped a short pass to Baertschi, who slapped a one-time shot past Tokarski from close range at 10:00 of the second. Dell was forced into action late in period, and kicked aside a tipped shot before recovering to deny another hard wrist shot with his right pad. Teammates have been impressed by the young goaltender, who played just his sixth game for the Heat on Saturday. "Hes played great," said Locke of Dell. "He gave us a chance to win both of these games in Hamilton. We couldnt do it for him on Wednesday, but here he got some run support. "He looks confident in there now, and thats what you want from a goalie." Dubnyk came in to replace Tokarski to begin the third period after Tokarski allowed four goals on 23 shots. Lefebvre argued that his decision to change goaltenders was less an indictment of Tokarskis play than an attempt to re-energize his team. "Sometimes, you try to get the troops going and you use different tactics," he said. "(Tokarski) played really well in the first two games since he came back. Tonight, he didnt make the big saves that we needed, but Im not going to make him the culprit. Thats not the case. "I was thinking that I was going to go with Dubnyk [on Tuesday], so I thought I might as well give him the period to get ready." Dells shutout bid was spoiled at 3:59 of the third. Christian Thomas initial shot from the blue-line hit a Heat defender and bounced to Beaulieu at the left faceoff dot. But with Dell out of position, the defenceman easily fired a shot into the near side of the net. It was a letdown for the Heat, who Locke believed suffered a few sluggish moments despite the win. "We would have liked to keep pushing forward," he said. "We had a few lags and a bad start to the third period. They were all over us until the first timeout, and weve got to figure those sorts of things out. "But we got the two points and we got ourselves out of our slump." Reinhart added an empty-net goal at 19:11. Nene Jersey . The Toronto Argonauts (11-7) look for an opportunity to repeat as CFL champions when they host the surging Hamilton Tiger-Cats (10-8) on Sunday. Eric Gordon Jersey . Teams one through twenty competing in Englands top flight are each fatally flawed. A wide-open, highly competitive and mistake-filled season has followed. http://www.therocketsofficial.com/Authentic-Clint-Capela-Rockets-Jersey/ . A receiver doesnt make the catch on a passing play and instantly motions to the ref – and everybody else – for a pass interference flag.HOUSTON - Their hopes of playoff contention a distant memory, the Blue Jays show up to the park each day with a game to play – and to win – knowing the result is irrelevant to the standings. "Its awful, its no fun, its frustrating, I mean I could probably keep going," closer Casey Janssen told TSN.ca prior to Saturdays game. Janssen kept going. "I never would have thought we would be in this situation," he said. "Were not playing good baseball." Following Saturdays second straight embarrassing loss to the pathetic Astros, the Blue Jays are mired in a seven-game losing skid. The latest calamity, by an 8-5 score, was a clumsy effort which saw the Jays down 7-0 by the fourth inning thanks to lousy starting pitching and shoddy defence. In other words, a familiar script. Still, guys have to find a reason, or reasons, to continue to grind to the end of a lost season. "Springboard for next season," veteran Mark DeRosa told TSN.ca in a conversation in New York last week. "A chance for guys to finish strong. A chance for young guys to earn some playing time and see if they can maybe make the 2014 roster or maybe open up some eyes to the point where theyre given serious consideration. A guy like Rajai Davis getting a chance to play every day. Hes going to be a free agent at the end of the year, those at bats matter to him." "Pride, you know youre getting paid to play and do a job," said Janssen. "There are always people watching you. If its the fans, your family, theres still a lot to play for as far as that and to finish with as good a year as you can have. Maybe more from a mental standpoint of keeping mentally strong about not giving in." Sounds like the right approach. Does Janssen believe everyones buying in? "I dont know," said Janssen. "That would have to be a question for each individual person if they were to look in the mirror and say, hey, I did everything I possibly could this season and it worked out or it didnt work out. Then they would have to maybe evaluate either their preparation in their in-season or off-season program to make it better." "You can never take anything for granted at this level," said manager John Gibbons. "You can have a great career in this business and youre a young man when youre finished anyway. One thing about the great players, I mean day in, day out, it doesnt matter the circumstances, how the teams doing or how theyre doing at the time; they compete. You know they dont give any at bats away if youre a hitter. Pitchers, regardless of how the game is going, you know they dont give in to it." Recent call-ups Anthony Gose, Kevin Pillar, Ryan Goins and Moises Sierra are dotting the field and with more to come when rosters expand on September 1, the Blue Jays front office is getting a glimpse of the future. Perform well and there could be a 2014 roster spot available. Opinions are varied, somewhat, about whether the 2013 Blue Jays, given the benefit of a new start, could perrform better. Houston Rockets Jerseys. "I would think that there would need to be some changes," said Janssen. "I would also say that the snowball is so big that right now its tough to say because a fresh start would do a little bit of good. There are definitely some holes that got exposed. I would say, just from my evaluation, if we came back with the same team, although I think it would be different, it might not be a championship team." "I do but certainly some things have to be addressed," said DeRosa. "I come from an old school way of baseball where things were done a little bit differently. Its become a super young mans game. When I broke in 30 was considered youre in your prime. Thirty-two, 34, these guys were playing and I know people are going to say a lot had to do with what guys were doing off the field and I understand that but there are so many young guys in the game now and productive young guys that you either adapt or die and go home. I would like to see a little bit more reversal back to an old school mentality. How you do that I dont know but I think if Im back next year, if Im fortunate enough to be back in this uniform next year, Id definitely feel with a year under my belt, Ive never lacked for speaking my mind but I definitely think Id speak it a little bit more." The record is awful at 57-73 and it appears there will be more losses than wins the rest of the way, making for a long final five weeks. "Weve had our team meetings," said Janssen. "Weve been loose, weve been tight, weve been anywhere in between from there and for the most part it seems to still come out with the same type of outcome." JANSSEN DISCUSSES HIS HEALTH Casey Janssen hasnt had a save opportunity since August 15 when he converted his 22nd of the season (in 24 chances) against the Red Sox. In fact his mop up appearance on Friday, the eighth inning of a 12-4 loss to the Astros, was his first game action since. As well as Janssens pitched all season, its been a battle through near-constant shoulder pain following a surgery last offseason. "Cant wait for the offseason to really heal this thing and get it right," said Janssen. "Not that Im looking ahead but Im excited for next year and hopefully the little everyday aches and pains subside completely and I can just go about my whole program the way that I would normally do it 100-percent healthy." Is Janssen a better pitcher today because of the injury? "I feel like Ive learned a lot from not necessarily going out there with my best stuff every night and how important it is to pitch, changing speeds and hitting spots, and still being able to accomplish my task pretty much." IZTURIS SEASON OVER To accommodate Chien-Ming Wangs addition to the 40-man roster, the Blue Jays transferred Maicer Izturis to the 60-day disabled list, ending his season. Izturis sprained his left ankle in the fifth inning of Tuesday nights game against the Yankees. 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