The Manitoba Moose jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one period and never looked back en route to a 7-1 win over Rochester at the MTS Centre on Wednesday. Seven different Moose skaters notched goals, including Jason Jaffray (pictured), who finished the night with a goal and two assists. Manitoba won both games of its mid-week set with the Americans.
Mark Mancari scored the Amerks’ lone goal of the night, which at the time made it a 4-1 game heading into the second intermission.
The Moose had scored a total of six goals in their first three games prior to the seven-goal outburst on Wednesday.
Manitoba went 4-for-7 on the power play in the contest, and Drew MacIntyre picked up the win in goal with 21 saves on 22 shots.
Adam Dennis took the loss in net for Rochester, which has now dropped three straight games.
PROVIDENCE 4, LOWELL 1
T.J. Trevelyan netted a pair of goals to lead Providence to a 4-1 win over Lowell at Tsongas Arena. It marked the third win in as many games this season for the Bruins.
Trevelyan, who led Providence with six goals (6-2-8) against the Devils last season, got himself out to a quick start in this season’s series with a goal late in the second period and an unassisted tally in the third.
Trevelyan made it 4-0 in the third period before Mark Pandolfo scored Lowell’s only goal, it coming with 13 seconds remaining in the game.
Karsums’ goal extended his season-opening points streak to three games (1-3-4).
IOWA 6, LAKE ERIE 2
Iowa put 50 shots on net, including 20 in a third-period onslaught, and ran away from the struggling Lake Erie Monsters by a 6-2 final at Quicken Loans Arena.
Vojtech Polak and Marty Sertich notched two goals apiece, with Polak adding an assist for a three-point night (2-1-3). Toby Petersen also posted a three-point night (1-2-3) and was a plus-3 for the game.
Sertich now has goals in three of his last four games (4-2-6).
The Stars’ other goal was scored by Chris Conner, who had only the one point but finished with a game-high plus-4 rating.
Eric Healey scored both goals for the Monsters, with the first one coming on a penalty shot at 15:44 of the opening period.
Lake Erie, which dropped to 0-6-0-0 with the defeat, faced 11 shorthanded situations and allowed two power play goals.
ROCKFORD 3, HOUSTON 2
The visiting IceHogs scored a pair of goals in the third period to erase a 2-1 deficit and escape Houston with a 3-2 win over the Aeros.
Colin Fraser scored a pair of goals for the second straight night to pace the IceHogs’ offense.
Houston took its first lead in any game this season when Clayton Stoner gave them a 1-0 advantage just 2:15 into the game.
Fraser scored the first of his two in the game to tie it up at 11:45, before Adrian Foster regained the lead for the Aeros at 18:11.
Houston maintained the slim lead through the second period, but Fraser tied the game again at 5:22 of the third.
David Bolland notched the game-winner for the IceHogs on the power play at 12:51.
Wade Flaherty made 26 saves to earn the win in net for Rockford, which went 2-0-0-0 on its mid-week trip to Texas.
The Aeros remain winless on the campaign at 0-3-1-0.