Pack make it five straight, stand second in Atlantic

Ryan Callahan scored two goals and added an assist as Hartford extended its winning streak to five games with a 4-1 win at Atlantic Division leading Manchester on Sunday.

The Wolf Pack, who are in sole possession of second place in the Atlantic, move just four points behind the Monarchs with a 22-16-3-0 record and 47 points.

Stephen Valiquette stopped 30 of 31 shots and Nigel Dawes recorded a goal and an assist as Hartford tallied three of its four goals on the man advantage, going 3-for-7 on the night.

Defenseman Mike Weaver scored the lone goal for the Monarchs.

Petr Kalus scored a goal in regulation recorded the only shootout goal as the P-Bruins downed Bridgeport in a shootout on the road by a score of 4-3.

Jordan Sigalet made 19 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped all five Sound Tigers in the shootout to earn his second straight win and improve his record to 6-2-1.

Yan Stastny scored a goal and added an assist and defenseman Bobby Allen also tallied for Providence, who are winners of four straight games.

Robert Nilsson had three assists and netminder Wade Dubielewicz made 41 saves in the loss for the Sound Tigers.

Aaron Voros provided a pair of goals as Lowell defeated the visiting Philadelphia Phantoms by a score of 6-3 at home.

Coming off of his four goal and five-point night, David Clarkson tallied a goal and added two assists for Lowell, who scored five goals in the second period to beat Philadelphia.

Petr Vrana and defenseman Dan McGillis each had a goal and an assist while netminder Jordan Parise stopped 25 of 28 shots in the contest for Lowell.

Lars Jonsson had two goals for the Phantoms in the loss.

Brandon Segal’s power-play goal at 9:08 of the third period proved to be the difference as the Milwaukee Admirals defeated the Marlies by a score of 1-0 in a goaltenders’ duel at the Bradley Center.

Karl Goehring earned his second-straight win and first shutout of the year by stopping all 36 shots faced by Toronto.

With the win, Milwaukee improved its record to 20-14-3-4 and have gone unbeaten in regulation in its last five contests at 4-0-1-0.

Matt Keith provided a goal in regulation and the decisive shootout goal to give the Portland Pirates a 5-4 win at home over the Worcester Sharks.

Defensemen Brian Salcido and Brett Skinner each recorded a goal and an assist for Portland, who moved its record to 1-0-0-1 on its current five-game home stand.

Mike Wall made 24 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped all five Sharks in the shootout to earn his ninth win on the year.

Tomas Plihal and Steve Bernier each tallied a goal and an assist in the loss for Worcester.

Quintin Laing tallied four points on the night and a plus-4 rating, scoring two goals and two assists as the Hershey Bears doubled up the Albany River Rats in front of a crowd of 9,383 at the Giant Center.

The Bears scored the final three goals in the contest and got support from Maxime Daigneault by stopping 21 of 24 shots from Albany.

Dave Steckel added two goals and earned a plus-3 rating for the Bears, who moved back into a tie atop the East Division with 61 points and a 27-8-3-4 record.

Ben Guite tallied a goal and an assist in the loss for the River Rats.

Bill Thomas tallied a goal and added three assists and David LeNeveu stopped all 35 shots from the Aeros as San Antonio routed Houston at home by a score of 6-0.

Joel Perrault scored a pair of goals and Tyler Redenbach added three assists on the night for San Antonio, who went 4-for-8 on the power play.

The Rampage is 6-3-0-1 in their last ten games and begins a short three game stint on the road beginning Jan. 17.