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.
Defenseman Mike Weaver scored the lone goal for the Monarchs.
PROVIDENCE 4, BRIDGEPORT 3 (SO)
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.
LOWELL 6, PHILADELPHIA 3
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.
Lars Jonsson had two goals for the Phantoms in the loss.
MILWAUKEE 1, TORONTO 0
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.
PORTLAND 5, WORCESTER 4 (SO)
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.
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.
HERSHEY 6, ALBANY 3
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.
SAN ANTONIO 6, HOUSTON 0
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.
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.