Michael Garnett made 29 saves as Chicago posted a 3-1 win in Omaha on Friday night, ending the Knights’ eight-game winning streak and sending them to their first regulation loss of the season.
Jason Krog, who also has a point in all 11 games this season, had two assists for Chicago, which is a perfect 6-0-0-0 on the road this year.
Andrei Taratukhin had the lone goal for Omaha.
TORONTO 2, HOUSTON 1
Justin Pogge made 36 saves to backstop Toronto to a 2-1 win over Houston at the Toyota Center on Friday night.
Matt Foy had the only Aeros goal, as Houston lost for the fourth time in six home games and the eighth time in 11 games overall.
GRAND RAPIDS 4, MANITOBA 0
Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for his third career shutout, leading Grand Rapids to a 4-0 win over Manitoba at Van Andel Arena on Friday night.
It was the first of four meetings over six nights between the teams, who last met in the second round of the 2006 Calder Cup Playoffs.
Valtteri Filppula, Kyle Quincey and Josh Langfeld each tallied a goal and an assist for the Griffins, who wrap up an eight-game homestand against the Moose on Saturday. Danny Syvret also scored for Grand Rapids and Krys Kolanos recorded two assists.
PROVIDENCE 3, HARTFORD 2
Ryan Glenn scored with 5:19 left in regulation, sending Providence past Hartford, 3-2.
BRIDGEPORT 5, BINGHAMTON 2
Blake Comeau had a goal and two assists, one of four Sound Tigers with a multiple-point night, as Bridgeport beat Binghamton, 5-2, before a capacity crowd at the Broome County Arena.
The rookie Comeau ended a six-game drought by recording his first points since Oct. 13, when he had two goals and three assists vs. Hartford. He now has seven points in two games against the Senators.
Wade Dubielewicz finished with 34 saves for the Sound Tigers.
ALBANY 6, PHILADELPHIA 2
Keith Aucoin and Matt Murley had a goal and two assists each as Albany snapped a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over Philadelphia at the Wachovia Center.
Tyler Weiman stopped 24 shots to record the win for Albany, which won on the road for the first time since Oct. 7 at Lowell.
HAMILTON 5, SYRACUSE 3
Matt D’Agostini and Maxim Lapierre had three points each in Hamilton’s 5-3 win over visiting Syracuse.
Geoff Platt led the Crunch with two goals.
PORTLAND 3, NORFOLK 2 (SO)
Brett Skinner scored the only goal of the shootout as Portland ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over visiting Norfolk.
The setback snapped the Admirals’ seven-game winning streak.
MANCHESTER 2, LOWELL 1 (SO)
Lauri Tukonen, Patrick O’Sullivan and Eric Werner scored in the shootout as Manchester got past Lowell, 2-1.
The Monarchs, who snapped a three-game home losing streak, have scored six goals on eight attempts in their two shootouts this season.
ROCHESTER 5, SPRINGFIELD 4
Janis Sprukts scored on a power play with 1:19 left to lift Rochester past Springfield, 5-4.
The Amerks got the man advantage when the Falcons were whistled for having too many men on the ice at the 17:21 mark of the third period.
Springfield had rallied to tie after trailing 3-0 and 4-2. Justin Keller had a goal and three assists to lead the Falcons.
IOWA 3, MILWAUKEE 2 (OT)
Joel Lundqvist scored 1:05 into overtime to give Iowa a 3-2 win over Milwaukee at the Bradley Center. It was the second straight OT win for the Stars (8-2-0-0).