Sean Bergenheim scored with 33.9 seconds remaining in regulation to give Bridgeport a 3-2 win over Norfolk in an East Division matchup at the Arena at Harbor Yard on Saturday night.
Bergenheim and Justin Papineau also scored earlier in the third period as the Sound Tigers erased a two-goal deficit to win for the fifth time in six home games this season.
The game was scoreless until Mikhail Yakubov and Travis Moen scored exactly one minute apart during a five-minute Norfolk power play late in the second period.
Wade Dubielewicz made 34 saves and upped his mark to 3-4-0 on the season. Adam Munro stopped 32 shots for the Admirals in the loss.
Elsewhere on Saturday:
Marius Holtet had a goal and an assist as Houston beat Milwaukee, 5-2, handing the Admirals their firsr regulation loss in 18 games (15-1-1-1) since Game 2 of last year’s Western Conference final… Philadelphia extended its winning streak to nine games, as Neil Little made 33 saves in a 3-2 victory at Binghamton… Derek Roy, Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek scored in the third period as Rochester beat Syracuse, 4-2, for the Amerks’ sixth win in a row… J.F. Racine made 42 saves to help St. John’s to its fith consecutive win, a 2-1 shootout decision over Chicago… Nolan Schaefer made 33 saves in Cleveland’s 3-0 win over Hamilton… Lawrence Nycholat scored with 7:46 to go as Hartford took a 3-2 decision from Providence despite 47 saves by Hannu Toivonen… Down by two, Albany got goals from Ryan Murphy and Pascal Rheaume in the third period, then got past Portland in a shootout, 3-2… Shane Willis scored twice and Jamie Storr made 40 saves as Springfield doubled up Worcester, 4-2… Joey MacDonald recorded 26 stops for Grand Rapids in a 3-2 win over San Antonio… Ryan Kesler scored with 2:31 remaining in regulation as Manitoba beat Cincinnati, 2-1… Tom Kostopoulos scored twice and Yanick Lehoux recorded three points as Manchester blanked Hershey, 5-0.