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Bruins down Wolf Pack, move into second in Atlantic

Jordan Sigalet stopped 39 of 41 shots as the Providence Bruins doubled up the Hartford Wolf Pack at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center by a score of 4-2 on Wednesday night, in a game that saw five of six goals scored in the third period.

Martins Karsums led Providence with a goal and two assists, helping them get back on the winning track after dropping the last two contests.

David Krejci and defensemen Matt Lashoff and Mark Stuart also scored for the Bruins, who have three games remaining on their current five-game homestand.

Brandon Dubinsky and Lauri Korpikoski each scored in a losing effort for Hartford, which plays its next seven games against Atlantic Division rivals.


GRAND RAPIDS 4, SYRACUSE 3
Jeff Campbell scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, as the Griffins defeated the Syracuse Crunch, 4-3, at Van Andel Arena.

Darryl Bootland and Kip Miller registered two assists as Stefan Liv stopped 36 of 38 shots to earn his second straight win for Grand Rapids.

Matt Ellis and Brad Norton provided the other goals for the Griffins, who have won nine straight meetings with the Crunch.

Andrew Murray, Adam Pineault and Olivier Labelle scored for Syracuse in a losing effort.


HERSHEY 5, PORTLAND 2
Five different players tallied for Hershey, including Quintin Laing who also recorded a plus-3, as the Bears downed the Portland Pirates 5-2 at the Giant Center.

Frederic Cassivi made 32 saves on the night and has won two of his three starts since returning to the Bears’ lineup after injury.

Joey Tenute, Matt Hendricks, Kyle Wilson and Dave Steckel provided the other goals for the Bears, while Alexandre Giroux and Chad Wiseman added two helpers each.

Joe Motzko and defenseman Clay Wilson tallied in a losing effort for the Pirates, who fell to 0-7-2-2 in their last 11 road contests.

The Bears’ Bruce Boudreau earned the victory in the 1,000th regular-season game of his pro head coaching career.


BINGHAMTON 4, ROCHESTER 2
The Senators used four goals in the third period to earn their third straight win, defeating the Rochester Americans by a score of 4-2 at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

2007 AHL All-Star Josh Hennessy scored two goals and added an assist for Binghamton, which has earned points in each of its last four games, going 3-0-0-1.

Ryan Vesce and Jeff Heerema each tallied a goal and an assist as netminder Kelly Guard made 39 saves in his second straight outing for the Senators, who play their next three games on the road.

Drew Stafford led the Amerks with a goal and an assist in the loss.


LOWELL 2, SPRINGFIELD 1
Grant Marshall broke a 1-1 tie at 6:33 of the third period to give Lowell a 2-1 lead and eventual win over the Springfield Falcons at the Tsongas Arena.

Jordan Parise needed just 19 saves on the night to earn the win and improve his record to 9-8-0 on the year.

Rod Pelley tallied the other goal for the Devils, who won their second game in a row to remain unbeaten in regulation in their last five (4-0-1-0).

Adam Henrich provided the lone goal for the Falcons, who have now dropped eight straight games.


WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 5, PHILADELPHIA 2
Marc-Antoine Pouliot recorded a hat trick as the Penguins defeated Philadelphia 5-2 at the Wachovia Spectrum and avenging a 7-2 loss to the Phantoms on Jan. 26.

Noah Welch and Kurtis McLean both had three points on the night, scoring a goal and two assists for the Penguins, who are 3-3-0-0 against Philly in 2006-07.

Rookie netminder Devan Dubnyk needed just 13 saves to win his second game in his third AHL appearance.

Denis Tolpeko and Darren Reid scored in a losing effort for the Phantoms, who have now dropped three straight games.


NORFOLK 5, ALBANY 4 (SO)
The Admirals continued to keep their fans on the edge of their seats with a 5-4 shootout win over the visiting Albany River Rats.

Colin Fraser tallied two goals, including the equalizer with 1:36 left in regulation, to help Norfolk to its 14th conseuctive win on home ice.

Danny Richmond added two assists for the Admirals and Mike Brodeur made 24 saves to earn the win in his first career AHL start.

Reed Low and Martin St. Pierre, who also tallied a goal in the shootout, each provided a goal in regulation for Norfolk, which takes on Albany again this Friday.

Ryan Bayda had a pair of goals and Keith Aucoin registered three assists for the River Rats, who have dropped four straight one-goal games.


BRIDGEPORT 2, WORCESTER 1 (OT)
Eric Boguniecki played the hero for Bridgeport, tallying the game-winning goal with 28 seconds left in overtime to defeat Worcester 2-1 at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

Blake Comeau scored the other goal and defenseman Allan Rourke had two helpers as the Sound Tigers kicked off their five-game homestand.

Wade Dubielewicz stopped 29 shots on the night to earn his 15th win of the year and help the Sound Tigers improve their record to 6-3-0-0 in the last nine games.

Lukas Kaspar scored the lone goal in the Sharks’ loss.


CHICAGO 4, HAMILTON 3 (OT)
Defenseman Mark Popovic scored with 1:05 to play in overtime to give Chicago a wild 4-3 win at Copps Coliseum.

Steve Martins tallied two goals and Cory Larose and Brett Sterling had two assists each for the Wolves, who improved their record to 5-1-0-1 on its current nine-game road trip.

Hamilton earned a point in the standings for the seventh straight game (5-0-1-1) by scoring twice in the final 23 seconds of regulation, erasing a 3-1 deficit.

Jonathan Ferland scored a pair of goals and defenseman Mathieu Biron had three assists in the loss for the Bulldogs.


PEORIA 3, SAN ANTONIO 2
Three power-play goals proved to be the difference as the Rivermen bested the visiting Rampage 3-2 by going 3-for-6 on the man advantage.

Yan Stastny recorded his second multi-goal night in his last four games, scoring a pair of goals, while teammate Trent Whitfield had a goal and two assists for Peoria, which snapped a four-game home winless skid.

Marek Schwarz stopped 33 of 35 shots in the win for Peoria.

Tyler Redenbach and Keith Yandle each provided tallies in a losing effort for San Antonio.