Hennessy leads Senators past Americans, 4-3

Sunday’s AHL Boxscores


Josh Hennessy netted a pair of goals, including the eventual game-winner late in the second period, as Binghamton held off host Rochester by a 4-3 final on Sunday at the Blue Cross Arena. Lawrence Nycholat added three points (1-2-3), and goaltender Jeff Glass made 24 saves in net. The Senators finished 1-1-1-0 on a three-game trip through the North Division.

Hennessy notched his sixth and seventh goals of the campaign (7-9-16), and the game-winning goal was his first this season. That goal came on the power play at 19:31 of the second period.

Ilya Zubov contributed a goal and an assist for Binghamton, and five players added a helper each.

The Americans entered the third period down 4-1, but they attempted a late comeback. Mark Mancari scored one of his two goals in the game at 6:55, and Marek Zagrapan made it a one-goal game at 10:30. Rochester would be unable to get the equalizer, though.

Clarke MacArthur picked up the primary assist on all three Rochester goals, and Marc-Andre Gragnani chipped in with two helpers.

Portland scored three times in a 2:14 span during the second period and held on for a 3-2 win over host Bridgeport at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

Ryan Dingle, Gordie Dwyer, and Tyler Bouck netted goals for the Pirates. Dingle’s was the first of his AHL career, while Dwyer notched his first of the campaign.

Portland goaltender Mike McKenna made 24 saves, improving to 6-3-0 on the season.

Tim Jackman and Jeremy Colliton scored for the Sound Tigers, whose brief two-game winning streak came to an end.

Cal O’Reilly’s goal at 14:06 of the third period lifted visiting Milwaukee over Toronto by a 2-1 final at Ricoh Coliseum.

After a scoreless first period, the Admirals took a 1-0 lead at 1:25 of the second on Antti Pihlstrom’s 10th goal of the season and second in as many nights.

The Marlies’ Ben Ondrus tied it with just one second left in the second period.

O’Reilly’s game-winner in the final stanza was his sixth of the campaign. Jason Guerriero assisted on both Milwaukee goals, and goaltender Pekka Rinne picked up the win with 30 saves.

Derek Damon scored once in regulation and tallied the decisive shootout goal to help visiting Albany past Hershey, 4-3, in front of 6,742 fans at the Giant Center.

Jamie Johnson and Mark Flood also scored in regulation for the River Rats, who moved to 6-2-0-1 in their last nine games.

Albany received two assists each from Keith Aucoin and J.D. Forrest, and goaltender Michael Leighton picked up the win with 35 saves in net.

Jay Beagle, Kyle Wilson, and Andrew Joudrey netted goals for the Bears.

Joel Perrault tallied the eventual game-winner at 5:53 of the third period, vaulting host San Antonio to a 2-1 victory over Iowa at the AT&T Center.

Perrault leads the Rampage with 26 points (13-13-26), and his 13 goals are tied with Joey Tenute (13-9-22) for the team lead in that category.

The Rampage also opened the game’s scoring, as Chris Durno netted a shorthanded, unassisted goal at 9:50 of the first period.

Goaltender David LeNeveu improved to 3-3-0 on the season with 27 saves on 28 shots.

Defenseman Chris Lee scored Iowa’s lone goal on the power play just 50 seconds into the second period.