MacArthur caps rally as Amerks win again

Rochester took its first lead of the night on Clarke MacArthur’s goal with 10.1 seconds left in regulation, and the Amerks moved to 7-0-0-0 on the season with a 4-3 win in Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

MacArthur took a pass from Janis Sprukts in the slot and one-timed a shot past Griffins goaltender Jimmy Howard to cap the comeback from 2-0 and 3-2 down.

Drew Larman scored two goals 43 seconds apart to tie the score at 2-2 in the second period. They were Larman’s third and fourth goals of the season; his first two goals came 72 seconds apart in a game against Peoria last Friday.

Mark Mancari had a goal and two assists and Adam Dennis made 31 saves for the Amerks.

Kip Miller led the Griffins (3-2-1-1) with a goal and an assist.

Matt D’Agostini scored the winning goal with 7:10 left in the third period as Hamilton snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over visiting Toronto.

Duncan Milroy had a goal and two assists and Maxim Lapierre and Francis Lemieux added two assists each for the Bulldogs, who hadn’t won since an opening-night victory over Manitoba on Oct. 6.

Ajay Baines, Corey Locke, Mikhail Grabovski and Andre Benoit scored to stake Hamilton to a 4-1 lead.

Rookie defenseman Chris Harrington had two goals for the Marlies, Kris Newbury added a goal and two assists and Colin Murphy recorded three assists.