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.
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.
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.
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.
It was the fourth win in a row for Albany, all against the Atlantic Division.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brandon Reid netted his seventh goal of the year for the Moose.