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Last-second goal lifts Moose in OT

Defenseman Dustin Wood scored with 7.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Manitoba Moose a 5-4 win before a capacity crowd of 10,615 fans at the Giant Center in Hershey on Wednesday night.

Brandon Reid had two assists and Lee Goren tallied a goal and an assist as five different players scored for the Moose including Jannik Hansen and defensemen Yannick Tremblay and Patrick Coulombe.

Alexandre Giroux registered a goal for Hershey, marking the fourth straight game he has scored and ninth straight he has points, while teammate Eric Fehr had an assist in the contest to extend his scoring streak to 16 games.

Jamie Hunt, Chris Bourque and Dave Steckel also scored in the loss for the Bears, who still have just two regulation defeats all season (13-2-2-3).


HAMILTON 3, GRAND RAPIDS 2 (SO)
Defenseman Mathieu Roy scored both goals in regulation for Hamilton as the Bulldogs defeated the Griffins, 3-2 in a shootout, capturing their fourth straight win on Wednesday night.

Yann Danis stopped 32 of 34 shots in regulation and overtime and five of six Griffins in the shootout while right wing Andrei Kostitsyn scored twice in the shootout to give Hamilton the win.

Brendan Brooks and Darryl Bootland tallied for Grand Rapids and goaltender Jimmy Howard made 38 saves in the contest.


LOWELL 6, BINGHAMTON 2
Justin Papineau recorded a pair of goals and assists as the Devils scored four third-period goals in a 6-2 win at home over the B-Sens.

Lowell goaltender Jordan Parise stopped 37 of 39 shots improving his record to 5-2-0 on the season while David Clarkson had a goal and two assists on the night as the Devils improved their record to 2-0-0-0 against Binghamton this season.

Ryan Vesce and Serge Payer registered goals in the Senators loss.


SYRACUSE 5, WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 3
Five different players tallied for the Crunch and Tomas Popperle had 25 saves as Syracuse defeated Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 5-3, at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza.

Joe Motzko had a goal and an assist and Joakim Lindstrom recorded two assists as the Crunch ended their four-game losing streak and handed the Penguins their first loss in regulation since Nov. 11.

Kurtis McLean, Daniel Carcillo and defenseman Tom Gilbert each tallied in the Penguins’ loss.


BRIDGEPORT 6, NORFOLK 3
Jeremy Colliton had a goal and three assists as the Sound Tigers used four power-play goals to defeat the Admirals 6-3 at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

Peter Ferraro recorded three points (1g, 2a) for Bridgeport and Jeff Tambellini, Steve Regier and Chris Campoli also provided goals while netminder Wade Dubielewicz made 30 saves for the Sound Tigers.

Craig MacDonald had two assists and Troy Brouwer, Bryan Bickell and Cam Barker scored for the Admirals, who were playing without leading scorers Brandon Bochenski and Martin St. Pierre, both recalled by the parent Chicago Blackhawks earlier in the week.


TORONTO 4, MILWAUKEE 2
Boyd Devereaux recorded a hat trick and Erik Westrum had two assists in the Marlies’ 4-2 win at home over the Milwaukee Admirals.

They were the first three goals of the season for Devereaux.

Jean-Francois Racine stopped 26 shots for his third straight win and teammate Alex Foster scored his first goal of the year for Toronto.

John Vigilante scored his first two professional goals for Milwaukee, while teammate Nolan Yonkman recorded two assists in the Admirals’ loss, their third in a row.


CHICAGO 5, IOWA 2
Chicago got five unanswered goals from five different players and defeated the Stars, 5-2, at Allstate Arena on Wednesday night.

Darren Haydar (14g, 28a) extended his scoring streak to 22 games with an assist on Colin Stuart‘s tie-breaking goal in the season period, and Jason Krog made it 21 straight AHL games with a point by assisting on Derek MacKenzie‘s shorthanded empty-net tally in the third.

Joey Crabb, Kyle Wanvig, and Alex Bourret also scored for the Wolves, who opened up a five-point lead over Iowa atop the West Division.

Vojtech Polak and defenseman Marty Wilford provided the Stars goals.