Six different players tallied for the Lowell Devils in a 6-2 win over the Worcester Sharks at the Tsongas Arena on Sunday evening.
Justin Papineau, who has nine points (3g, 6a) in the last four games, provided a goal and two assists for Lowell, giving the Devils their fourth straight win.
Lowell began the game with three goals from Aaron Voros, Nicklas Bergfors and Grant Marshall, while the Sharks sparked a comeback with help from Mathieu Darche and Joe Pavelski who each had a goal and an assist to pull within one goal.
Lowell now has earned points in six straight games (5-0-1-0), while Worcester is winless in four (0-3-0-1).
CHICAGO 3, PEORIA 2 (SO)
Consecutive shootout goals from Jason Krog and Kevin Doell helped the Wolves win their third straight game and seventh of their last eight, defeating division rival Peoria 3-2 at Allstate Arena.
Brett Sterling provided both goals in regulation for Chicago while Jason Krog, who leads the league with 34 points, and teammate Darren Haydar, who ranks second in the league with 32 points, each recorded an assist to extend their scoring streaks to 17 games.
PORTLAND 2, MANCHESTER 1
Garett Bembridge scored his second goal in as many nights while defenseman Aaron Rome recorded an assist and the eventual game-winner for Portland in a 2-1 win at home against division rival Manchester.
Mike Wall, who earned his first win since Oct. 22, stopped 22 of 23 shots in the Pirates’ win.
PROVIDENCE 6, HERSHEY 3
Ben Walter ended his three-game scoreless streak with two goals and an assist as the Providence Bruins scored four unanswered goals in their 6-3 win at home over Hershey.
Dave Steckel had a goal and an assist and Chris Bourque also scored for the Bears, who are now winless in their last three games. Eric Fehr registered an assist to stretch his scoring streak to 13 games.
HARTFORD 4, HOUSTON 3
Dwight Helminen scored with 27 seconds left in the third period to give the Wolf Pack a 4-3 win at Houston.