Brett Engelhardt scored on a penalty shot and added three assists to lead Toronto to a 5-3 win over Grand Rapids at Ricoh Coliseum on Sunday evening.
Engelhardt’s four points were the most by a Marlies player this season.
The Marlies scored three times on eight shots in the third period, with Colin Murphy snapping a 3-3 deadlock with 10:46 left in regulation.
Reid Cashman, who just completed his senior season at Quinnipiac University, earned an assist in his professional debut for Toronto.
PORTLAND 5, BRIDGEPORT 2
Joe Motzko scored twice and Mark Hartigan recorded four assists as Portland snapped a four-game road losing streak with a 5-2 win in Bridgeport.
David McKee made 23 saves to earn the victory in his AHL debut.
CHICAGO 6, PEORIA 1
Kevin Doell scored one goal and assisted on two others as Chicago took care of Peoria, 6-1, at Allstate Arena to earn a split of the teams’ home-and-home weekend series.
Chicago finished the season series with an 8-1-0-1 record against the Rivermen, scoring at least six goals in four of the wins. The Wolves are 14-2-1-3 against their downstate rivals since Peoria entered the AHL last year.
HARTFORD 1, PROVIDENCE 0
Al Montoya rebounded from two poor outings to post his fifth shutout of the season, backstopping Hartford to a 1-0 win in Providence.
Montoya, who was lifted from each of his two previous starts, made 36 saves to improve to 22-15-0 on the season. The second-year pro is third in the AHL with a 2.18 goals-against average.
Alex Bourret scored the game’s only goal, his second as a member of the Wolf Pack and his 13th of the year.
Hannu Toivonen stopped 25 shots in the loss as the Bruins fell three points behind second-place Hartford in the Atlantic Division.
MANCHESTER 4, SPRINGFIELD 3
Lauri Tukonen scored two of Manchester’s three goals in the first 8:14 of the game and the Monarchs held on for a 4-3 win in Springfield.
OMAHA 2, SAN ANTONIO 1
Omaha kept pace with division-leading Chicago, posting a 2-1 win in San Antonio on Sunday evening. It was the eighth straight road victory for the Ak-Sar-Ben Knights, who are still one point behind the first-place Wolves.
Donald MacLean recorded an assist for the Rampage, extending his scoring streak to eight games (8g, 8a).
The teams meet again on Tuesday in San Antonio
HERSHEY 3, BINGHAMTON 1
Hershey became the first AHL team to 100 points this season, scoring twice in the third period for a 3-1 win over Binghamton at Giant Center.
The Bears (44-14-6-6) won all five games on their nine-day homestand.
Ryan Vesce scored a shorthanded goal for the Senators.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 4, PHILADELPHIA 2
Jonathan Filewich scored two goals in 43 seconds during the second period, breaking a 1-1 tie and sending Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to a 4-2 win in Philadelphia.
Filewich added an assist for a three-point game and Kyle Brodziak and Joe Jensen each had a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who remain in third place in the East Division, three points behind Norfolk and four back of Hershey.
Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers made 24 saves for his first win since Mar. 2.
SYRACUSE 3, ROCHESTER 2
Zenon Konopka and Ryan Keller scored third-period goals to send Syracuse to a 3-2 win in Rochester, keeping the Crunch’s playoff hopes alive.
Tomas Popperle made 18 saves for Syracuse, which won its fifth straight game and improved to 11-3-1-1 in its last 16 contests.
The Crunch are nine points behind fourth-place Grand Rapids in the North Division with 10 games remaining.