Garnett, Wolves end Knights’ win streak

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.

Kyle Wanvig and Mark Popovic scored power-play goals in the first period for the Wolves, and Darren Haydar extended his scoring streak to 11 games with an empty-net goal.

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.

Justin Pogge made 36 saves to backstop Toronto to a 2-1 win over Houston at the Toyota Center on Friday night.

Jeremy Williams scored the tie-breaking goal with 10:30 gone in the second period. Colin Murphy also scored for the Marlies.

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.

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.

Ryan Glenn scored with 5:19 left in regulation, sending Providence past Hartford, 3-2.

Jonathan Sigalet had a pair of goals and Brian Finley made 27 saves as the Bruins ran their points streak to four games (3-0-1-0).

Ryan Callahan and Dane Byers scored for the Wolf Pack, who have lost seven of nine to start the season.

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.

Peter Ferraro, Steve Regier and Rick Berry each had a goal and an assist for Bridgeport. Ferraro has scored a goal in each of his five games this season.

Wade Dubielewicz finished with 34 saves for the Sound Tigers.

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.

Jeff Finger, Brad Isbister, Dan DaSilva and Cody McLeod also scored for the River Rats, who sent the Phantoms to their sixth straight defeat.

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.

Matt D’Agostini and Maxim Lapierre had three points each in Hamilton’s 5-3 win over visiting Syracuse.

D’Agostini scored twice, his third and fourth goals of the season, and Yann Danis made 32 saves for the victory. Zack Stortini and Mathieu Aubin also scored for the Bulldogs.

Geoff Platt led the Crunch with two goals.

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.

Ryan Carter and Colby Genoway scored in regulation for the Pirates; Martin St. Pierre and Troy Brouwer answered for Norfolk.

Former Admiral Michael Leighton made 20 saves for Portland before denying all five of Norfolk’s shootout attempts. Corey Crawford made 33 saves at the other end.

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.

Lowell’s Rod Pelley and Manchester’s Gabe Gauthier traded goals in regulation.

Frank Doyle finished with 32 saves for the Devils. Jason LaBarbera made 21 stops for the Monarchs.

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.

Massachusetts native Michael Ryan picked up two goals and an assist and rookie Drew Stafford added a goal and two assists for the Amerks.

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).

Vojtech Polak had a goal and an assist and Marius Holtet also scored for Iowa.

Pat Leahy and Jason Guerriero had the goals for the Admirals, who have lost four of five at home this season.