HERSHEY 7, WORCESTER 2
Alexandre Giroux continued his offensive assault since returning to Hershey from the parent Washington Capitals, as he scored four goals and added an assist on Sunday to lead the Bears to a 7-2 road win over Worcester at the DCU Center. It marked the third four-goal game by an AHL player this season.
Giroux now shows five goals and nine points in two games after rejoining the Bears on Saturday.
Keith Aucoin registered a four-point game (2-2-4) for the Bears, who netted four goals in the second period alone.
Bears goaltender Simeon Varlamov earned the win with 35 saves between the pipes. Hershey finished 3-1-0-0 on its four-game trip to New England and has won four of five overall.
LOWELL 4, MANCHESTER 1
Jon DiSalvatore capped a hat trick by scoring into an empty net in the closing seconds as Lowell took a 4-1 win over visiting Manchester at Tsongas Arena.
DiSalvatore also scored on the power play in the first period and gave the Devils a 3-1 edge with an unassisted marker just 1:23 into the third.
Team captain Marty Murray netted the Monarchs’ lone goal on the afternoon.
PORTLAND 4, SPRINGFIELD 1
Trent Campbell netted a pair of goals as Portland took a 4-1 win over visiting Springfield at the Cumberland County Civic Center on Sunday.
Portland goaltender Jhonas Enroth secured the win with 31 saves on 32 shots in net.
Defenseman Taylor Chorney lit the lamp for the Falcons, who are 1-8-1-0 in their last 10 games.
PROVIDENCE 3, HOUSTON 1
Providence scored a pair of first-period goals and went on to a 3-1 win over visiting Houston at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
Jesse Schultz scored for the Aeros, who were playing their eighth game in 10 nights.