SAN ANTONIO 4, CHICAGO 0
San Antonio goaltender David LeNeveu turned in a 35-save shutout performance as the Rampage defeated Chicago by a 4-0 final on Sunday at the Allstate Arena. Joey Tenute scored a pair of goals for the Rampage (11-5-1-3), who moved within a point of Chicago for the West Division lead. The Wolves lost in regulation for the first time this season (13-1-1-0).
Tenute tallied his ninth and 10th goals of the season and was plus-3 on the afternoon for the Rampage.
The shutout was LeNeveu’s first whitewash of the season, and the victory increased his record to 2-1-2 on the campaign.
ROCKFORD 5, TORONTO 3
Colin Fraser scored a pair of goals to lead Rockford past Toronto, 5-3, at Ricoh Coliseum.
Rockford’s Michael Blunden chipped in with three assists.
IceHogs goaltender Corey Crawford secured the win with 34 saves on 37 shots.
NORFOLK 2, LOWELL 1
Kyle Wanvig’s goal at 17:05 of the third period lifted Norfolk to a 2-1 win over Lowell at the Tsongas Arena.
The Admirals’ win snapped a four-game losing skid (0-3-0-1).
Mathieu Darche got Norfolk out to a 1-0 lead with his third of the year at 16:43. Darche then assisted on Wanvig’s goal to finish with a two-point night. He now has 10 points (3-7-10) in his first four games as an Admiral.
The Devils’ lone goal was scored by Barry Tallackson, on the power play at 2:43 of the second period.
HARTFORD 4, PORTLAND 3
Rookie defenseman Michael Sauer scored his first professional goal with just 1:04 remaining in regulation to snap a 3-3 tie and give Hartford a 4-3 win over Portland at the Cumberland County Civic Center.
SPRINGFIELD 3, PROVIDENCE 2
Springfield used three power play goals to edge past first-place Providence by a 3-2 final at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
Springfield goaltender Jeff Deslauriers improved his season record to 8-2-0-3 with 29 saves on 31 shots.
HERSHEY 3, ALBANY 2
Jakub Klepis scored a pair of third-period goals to vault Hershey over Albany, 3-2, at the Giant Center.
The Bears, who have won a season-high three consecutive games, received a first-period goal from Joe Motzko.
Pat Dwyer scored both goals for Albany, the second of which was shorthanded at 12:27 of the second period. That goal gave the River Rats a 2-1 lead.
Klepis then scored on the power play at 11:26 of the third period and tallied the even strength game-winner at 14:34.
Bears goaltender Frederic Cassivi made 29 saves in the win.
BINGHAMTON 3, WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 0
Jeff Glass made 28 saves to post his first shutout of the season, and Binghamton received goals from three different players in a 3-0 win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Nicholat’s goal came just 22 seconds into the second period, and Hamel followed that with an unassisted, shorthanded tally at 7:55.
Mapletoft added an empty-net goal in the game’s final minute.
The shutout improved Glass’ season record to 5-4-0, and it also snapped Binghamton’s five-game losing streak.
MANITOBA 4, LAKE ERIE 2
Manitoba used a four-goal outburst in the second period to defeat Lake Erie by a 4-2 score at the Quicken Loans Arena.