Amerks’ home streak hits 17

In other AHL action on Friday night:

Rochester extended its home winning streak to 17 games, two shy of Philadelphia’s league record, escaping with a 2-1 shootout victory over Edmonton; the Road Runners are now winless in their last nine contests… Lowell earned a regulation win over Providence for the first time in 27 tries, getting a goal from Chuck Kobsaew with 9:44 left to take a 3-2 decision over the Bruins at a sold-out Tsongas Arena… Nathan Perrott scored with 4:22 remaining in regulation to lift St. John’s past Hershey, 4-3… Jim Fahey had a goal and an assist in Cleveland’s 2-1 win over Hamilton… Billy Thompson made 31 saves and Christoph Schubert and Antoine Vermette scored in the third period as Binghamton beat Norfolk, 2-0… Former Falcon Ramzi Abid scored twice for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in a 4-0 win over Springfield… Aleksander Suglobov and Ahren Nittel had two goals apiece to lead Albany to a 5-3 victory at Syracuse… Kari Lehtonen stopped 42 shots for Chicago in a 2-1 win over Cincinnati… David LeNeveu turned aside 39 shots as Utah posted a 4-2 victory in Milwaukee… Kirby Law scored twice and Josh Harding made 30 saves for Houston in a 3-1 win over Hartford.