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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.