The top scoring line in the league became the top three scoring leaders in the league as Jason Krog led the way recording two goals and an assist in the Wolves’ 5-4 win at Allstate Arena on Saturday night.
Krog leads the league with 47 points and is tied for the league lead with 19 goals, while Haydar leads the league with 30 assists and is second in scoring with 44 points. Sterling ranks third in the league with 34 points (18g, 14a).
HARTFORD 3, MANCHESTER 0
Craig Weller and Dwight Helminen each tallied a goal and an assist while goaltender Stephen Valiquette turned away 26 shots for his first shutout on the season as the Wolf Pack defeated Manchester 3-0 at home.
Monarchs’ goaltender Jason LaBarbera made 29 saves in a losing effort.
GRAND RAPIDS 4, ROCHESTER 2
Eric Himelfarb tallied a goal and two assists and recorded a plus-3 rating as the Griffins posted their second-straight win over the Amerks by a score of 4-1 at Van Andel Arena.
Rochester defenseman Mark Mancari scored the lone goal in the Amerks loss.
OMAHA 4, HOUSTON 0
Curtis McElhinney stopped all 27 shots for his second shutout of the year in the Knights’ 4-0 win at home over Houston.
HERSHEY 5, MANITOBA 2
A three-point night from center Alexandre Giroux helped the Bears to a 5-2 win at home over Manitoba. Giroux, who has four multiple-point games in his last seven, had a goal and two assists and also posted a plus-4 in the contest.
PEORIA 3, IOWA 1
Charles Linglet scored a pair of goals and Mike Glumac had a pair of assists for the Rivermen in their 3-1 win at Iowa.
Defenseman Marty Wilford scored the lone goal for the Stars.
NORFOLK 4, WORCESTER 2
Michael Blunden and defenseman Cam Barker had a goal and an assist for the Admirals, who began the game scoring the first three goals, in their 4-2 win at home over the Sharks.
SPRINGFIELD 3, PROVIDENCE 2 (SO)
Zdenek Blatny scored in the eighth round of the shootout to give the Falcons a 3-2 win at home over the Providence Bruins.
SYRACUSE 4, TORONTO 2
Four different players tallied for the Crunch and defenseman Ryan Caldwell registered a pair of assists for a 4-2 win at the Ricoh Coliseum.
Adam Pineault, Joe Motzko, who also added an assist, Derrick Walser and Janne Hauhtonen provided goals for Syracuse, who are 2-2-0 on their five-game road trip, while Tomas Popperle made 23 saves in the win.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 2, BINGHAMTON 1
Kyle Brodziak scored with 30 seconds left in regulation to give the baby Penguins a 2-1 win at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton.
Jeff Deslauriers stopped 32 of 33 shots in the contest, giving him his sixth straight win and improving his record to 10-2-0 on the season.
Danny Bois scored the lone Binghamton goal in the loss.
BRIDGEPORT 3, LOWELL 2 (OT)
Jeremy Colliton tallied a short hand game-winning goal at 1:26 into overtime giving the Sound Tigers a 3-2 win at Lowell.
PORTLAND 3, ALBANY 1
After letting up an early goal, the Pirates scored three unanswered goals in a 3-1 win at home against the Albany River Rats.
Bjorn Melin and defensemen Bruno St. Jacques and Kent Huskins provided the tallies for the Pirates while netminder Mike Wall stopped 28 of 29 shots earning his second-straight win and improving his record to 6-1-1 on the year.
Pat Dwyer scored the lone goal for the Rats.