WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 7, NORFOLK 3
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton scored four times in the first 11:32 of action and added three more the rest of the way en route to a 7-3 road win over division-rival Norfolk on Wednesday at the Scope. The Penguins moved to 4-1-1-0 in their last six outings.
Mark Letestu netted a pair of goals and an assist for the Penguins, while five other players added tallies.
Dustin Jeffrey got the scoring started with a power play marker 3:55 into the game, and Letestu followed with his first of the night just 38 seconds later.
Connor James made it 3-0 at the 8:50 mark, and Letestu’s second of the period came at 11:32 and extended Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s lead to 4-0.
Penguins goaltender Adam Berkhoel earned the win with 19 saves on 22 shots.
HARTFORD 2, PROVIDENCE 0
Hartford scored once in the second period and once in the third en route to a 2-0 win over visiting Providence.
Greg Moore sealed the Wolf Pack’s victory with an empty-net goal in the closing minute of the game.
Hartford goaltender Miika Wiikman picked up the shutout with 15 saves, helping the Wolf Pack collect their first victory in three tries against Providence this season (1-1-1-0).
LAKE ERIE 3, PEORIA 2
Jesse Boulerice tallied the game-winning goal and added an assist as Lake Erie edged Peoria by a 3-2 final at Quicken Loans Arena.
Monsters goaltender Jason Bacashihua secured the victory with 20 saves on 22 shots, snapping a personal seven-game losing skid.
WORCESTER 3, SPRINGFIELD 2 (OT)
Worcester captain Ryan Vesce lit the lamp just 48 seconds into overtime to give the Sharks a 3-2 win over visiting Springfield at the DCU Center.
Worcester goaltender Taylor Dakers finished with 32 saves in the winning effort, improving his season record to 6-1-0.
MILWAUKEE 5, QUAD CITY 3
Rookie forward Nick Spaling netted a pair of goals as Milwaukee took a 5-3 road win over Quad City at the I Wireless Center.
Spaling scored unassisted at 12:34 of the first period and then again 1:11 into the second to give the Admirals a 2-0 advantage.
Admirals goaltender Drew MacIntyre earned the win with 25 saves, as Milwaukee finished 4-1-0-0 on a five-game road swing.
ROCHESTER 2, HOUSTON 1 (SO)
Rochester went 3-for-3 on shootout attempts to eke out a 2-1 road win over Houston on Wednesday at the Toyota Center.
Krys Kolanos netted the lone shootout goal for Houston, which is now 2-1-0-2 on its seven-game homestand.