Moose beat Amerks, close in on division lead

Brad Moran recorded his third straight multiple-point night by scoring a goal and three assists, helping Manitoba to a 6-4 win against the North Division leading Rochester Americans at the MTS Centre on Thursday night.

Moran has scored in each of his last four contests, registering nine assists and 11 points in that span for Manitoba.

Lee Goren registered three assists while defenseman Yannick Tremblay tallied a pair of goals for the Moose, who scored four of their six goals on the power play, going 4-for-5 on the man advantage.

Drew Stafford had a goal and an assist and teammates Greg Jacina and Rob Globke each had two helpers in the Amerks’ loss.

Manitoba, 4-0-2-2 in its last eight games, moved to within two points of the first-place Americans in the North.

Defenseman Eric Godard recorded two goals, two assists and a plus-2 rating as the Ak-Sar-Ben Knights defeated the Admirals by a score of 4-3 at the Bradley Center.

David Van der Gulik was also a plus-2 on the night while also tallying a goal and two assists for Omaha, who completed a short three-game road trip going 2-0-1-0.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 23 of 26 shots in the contest as the Knights improved to 13-5-3-0 on the road this season.

Three different players tallied for Milwaukee, including Jason Guerriero, who had a goal and an assist in the Admirals’ loss.

In a back-and-forth contest, Tyler Redenbach registered a goal and an assist while also providing the lone shootout goal to give San Antonio a 3-2 win over Syracuse at the AT&T Center.

Josh Tordjman made 26 saves on 28 shots on the night while stopping all five Syracuse players in the shootout to backstop San Antonio to its third straight win.

Yanick Lehoux recorded the other Rampage goal and Jeff Taffe added two assists.

Adam Pineault and Philippe Dupuis scored in the loss for the Crunch.

Marek Schwarz stopped 35 of 38 shots, including all four players in a shootout, as the Rivermen won their fourth straight game and third one-goal game in a row, defeating Houston at the Toyota Center by a score of 4-3.

Charles Linglet, D.J. King and rookie Michal Birner all recorded goals for Peoria, which kicked off a four-game road trip.

Danny Irmen recorded a goal and an assist in the loss for the Aeros.