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MacArthur leads Amerks to rout of Senators

Clarke MacArthur’s five-point night and Stefan Meyer’s hat trick highlighted an offensive explosion for Rochester, which posted a 10-4 win over visiting Binghamton at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night.

The Amerks scored five times on the power play and once while shorthanded to take some of the sting off Friday’s 8-4 loss to Hamilton.

MacArthur finished with a goal and four assists, Drew Stafford had two goals and two assists and Marek Zagrapan scored twice for the Amerks, who beat Senators goalie Kelly Guard 10 times on 35 shots.

Janis Sprukts recorded three assists and Ari Vallin, Anthony Stewart, Kamil Kreps and Patrick Kaleta chipped in with two points each.

Cory Pecker led Binghamton with two goals and an assist on the night.


HARTFORD 1, PORTLAND 0 (SO)
Stephen Valiquette made five of his 34 saves in overtime and Brad Isbister scored in the last half of the fifth shootout round to give Hartford a 1-0 win over visiting Portland on Saturday night.

Valiquette and Dov Grumet-Morris battled for 65 scoreless minutes before the Wolf Pack pulled out the win to improve to 7-1-1-0 in their last nine games.

It was the 16th career AHL shutout for Valiquette and the first for Grumet-Morris, who is still looking for his first AHL win.


TORONTO 4, HERSHEY 3 (SO)
Toronto made it 2-for-2 on its weekend trip to Pennsylvania, pulling out a 4-3 win in Hershey.

The Marlies, who defeated Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday night, head to Philadelphia on Sunday.

Erik Westrum scored the game-tying goal with 9:48 left in regulation before potting the decisive tally in the sixth round of the shootout.

Chris Bourque led the way with two goals and an assist for the Bears, who are 5-0-1-1 in their last seven contests.


WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 7, PHILADELPHIA 1
Kyle Brodziak scored two goals and assisted on two others as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton rolled to a 7-1 win over visiting Philadelphia.

The Penguins, 9-1-2-2 in their last 14 games, broke open a close game with three goals in the second period and three more in the third.

Micki DuPont had a goal and two assists and Noah Welch, Stephen Dixon, Tyler Kennedy and Rob Schremp added a goal and an assist apiece for Wilkes-Barre.

The Phantoms’ loss was their fifth in a row and 10th in their last 12 games.


MANCHESTER 3, WORCESTER 2
Matt Moulson scored a pair of goals to lead Manchester to a 3-2 win in Worcester.

Konstantin Pushkarev, who was held without a goal over his first 16 games this season, scored his fourth goal in his last five tilts, and Jason LaBarbera made 27 saves in the win.

Tom Cavanagh and Garrett Stafford scored for the Sharks.


ALBANY 5, PROVIDENCE 2
Shane Willis scored twice in the first 2:51 of the game, propelling Albany to a 5-2 win over host Providence.

Scott Kelman and Kyle Cumiskey made it 4-0 River Rats by the 9:27 mark of the first period, and Justin Peters made the lead hold up by stopping 24 of 26 shots on the night.

It was the fourth win in a row for Albany, all against the Atlantic Division.

T.J. Trevelyan and Nate DiCasmirro scored for the Bruins.


NORFOLK 5, SPRINGFIELD 2
Martin St. Pierre and Brandon Bochenski each had a goal and two assists and Corey Crawford made 37 saves as Norfolk grounded Springfield, 5-2.

Bochenski, Adam Burish and Matt Keith scored to give the Admirals a 3-0 lead before the game was four minutes old.

St. Pierre and Jonas Nordqvist then opened it to 5-0 with power-play goals in the second period.


BRIDGEPORT 6, LOWELL 4
Jeff Tambellini registered three goals and an assist as Bridgeport erased an early three-goal deficit and defeated Lowell, 6-4.

Tambellini, who has 20 points in his last 12 games, scored once in each period.

Frans Nielsen and Robert Nilsson each had three assists and Billy Thompson stopped 25 of 26 shots in relief of Michael Mole.

Barry Tallackson had two goals and two assists and Ryan Murphy added a goal and two assists for the Devils.


HAMILTON 4, SYRACUSE 1
Corey Locke scored the game-winning goal and added three assists as Hamilton won for the ninth time in its last 11 games, 4-1 over Syracuse.

The Bulldogs, who are 15-4-0-1 since Nov. 1, also got goals from Matt D’Agostini, Jean-Philippe Cote and Mathieu Biron, his second goal in as many games since joining Hamilton on Friday.

Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves for the win.


MILWAUKEE 3, CHICAGO 2 (SO)
Karl Goehring kept the league’s top-ranked offense in check, making 35 saves before stopping all four shootout attempts to lead Milwaukee past Chicago, 3-2.

Brandon Segal and Rich Peverley scored in the first period for the Admirals, then both converted in the shootout to send Milwaukee to its seventh straight decision earning a point (5-0-0-2).

Brett Sterling netted his league-leading 26th goal of the season for the Wolves and Darren Haydar extended his scoring streak to 29 games, the second-longest in AHL history, with an assist.


OMAHA 3, IOWA 1
David Van der Gulik scored two shorthanded goals in the third period to send Omaha to a 3-1 win over visiting Iowa.

Four of Van der Gulik’s seven goals this season have come while the Knights have been a man down.

Dustin Boyd also scored and Curtis McElhinney made 19 saves as Omaha won for the fifth time in six games.

The Stars, losers of six of their last seven, got a goal from Marius Holtet.


PEORIA 4, GRAND RAPIDS 2
Mike Glumac scored the go-ahead goal with 8:14 gone in the third period as Peoria doubled up Grand Rapids, 4-2.

Charles Linglet and Jon DiSalvatore each picked up a goal and an assist and Marek Schwarz made 25 saves for the Rivermen, who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Jonathan Ericsson and Scott Barney scored for the Griffins.


HOUSTON 3, MANITOBA 1
Josh Harding made 38 saves to backstop Houston to a 3-1 win over visiting Manitoba.

It was the seventh time this season that Harding has made as many as 35 stops in a game.

Bryan Lundbohm recorded a goal and an assist for the Aeros and Josh Olson and Peter Olvecky also scored.

Brandon Reid netted his seventh goal of the year for the Moose.