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Norfolk making move in East

Rookie Matt Keith scored twice and Carsen Germyn tallied the winning goal in the third period as Norfolk moved into fourth place in the East Division with a 4-2 victory over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday night.

The Admirals have won three in a row and are 6-1-1-0 in their last eight outings.

Ajay Baines added an empty-net shorthanded goal to cap the scoring. Matt Ellison recorded two assists, and Adam Munro stopped 18 shots to earn the win in net.

Norfolk moved a point ahead of idle Binghamton and five clear of the Penguins in the East. The Admirals third-place Hershey by seven points.

Elsewhere on Saturday:
Mathias Tjarnqvist recorded a hat trick and Rob Valicevic picked up two goals and three assists as Utah scored four times on 28 shots in the third period to get past Cleveland, 5-3… Joey MacDonald made 35 saves for his second straight shutout as Grand Rapids extended its home unbeaten streak to 12 games (9-0-3-0) with a 3-0 win over Houston… Jeff Hamilton scored two goals — including his league-leading 10th game-winner — and added an assist as Bridgeport defeated Springfield, 5-3… Keith Aucoin tallied a goal and an assist for Cincinnati in a 3-1 win over Manitoba… Tim Jackman scored 1:50 into overtime to give Syracuse a 3-2 win over Rochester… Brent Johnson made 27 saves for Worcester in a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia… Chad Wiseman scored the winning goal with 5:54 to go in regulation as Hartford posted a 3-1 win over San Antonio… Mike Vigilante and Colin Forbes recorded a goal and an assist apiece for Portland in a 4-2 victory at Hershey… Mathieu Chouinard stopped 29 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as Manchester downed Albany, 3-0… Timofei Shishkanov‘s second-period goal was the difference in Milwaukee’s 2-1 decision over Chicago.