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.
Manitoba, 4-0-2-2 in its last eight games, moved to within two points of the first-place Americans in the North.
OMAHA 4, MILWAUKEE 3
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.
SAN ANTONIO 3, SYRACUSE 2 (SO)
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.
PEORIA 4, HOUSTON 3 (SO)
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.
Danny Irmen recorded a goal and an assist in the loss for the Aeros.