Penguins get their Fil in overtime

Jonathan Filewich scored his second goal of the game at the 2:57 mark of overtime, giving Wilkes-Barre/Scranton a 3-2 win over Norfolk and another place in AHL history.

It was the Penguins’ 14th consecutive road victory since late last season, a new all-time AHL record. Wilkes-Barre has won 12 straight away from home in 2005-06, and can tie the single-season record held by the 1995-96 Albany River Rats and the 2002-03 Hamilton Bulldogs with another win in Norfolk on Saturday.

Wilkes-Barre is now 19-0-2-0, earning a point in each of its 21 games this year.

Filewich netted the winning goal by batting a Rob Scuderi pass out of mid-air and past Admirals goaltender Adam Munro. The Penguins survived two late Norfolk power plays, including one that carried over into OT.

Dany Sabourin made 35 saves on the night to run his record to 9-0-0.

Elsewhere on Friday:
Richard Petiot’s goal with 1:15 left in overtime gave Manchester (10-0-0-2 in its last 12) a 2-1 win over Hartford and moved the Monarchs into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Division… Peoria scored on six of nine power-play chances, with Peter Sejna and Mike Glumac recording four points each in a 7-4 win over Grand Rapids… Milwaukee won for the 13th time in 15 games, as Darren Haydar scored twice in a 3-1 victory at Chicago… Jozef Balej’s three second-period goals were not enough, as Mark Mancari scored with 1:28 left in regulation to give Rochester a 6-5 win in Manitoba… Mike Iggulden scored on a shorthanded penalty shot and Ryane Clowe recorded a goal and an assist as Cleveland posted a 3-1 win in San Antonio… Yan Stastny had a goal and an assist to lead Iowa past Omaha, 3-2… John Pohl scored twice to lead Toronto to a 3-1 win in Hamilton… Chris Madden and Wade Dubielewicz each made 15 saves to combine on a shutout as Bridgeport blanked Lowell, 4-0… Martin Houle stopped 17 shots as Philadelphia defeated Binghamton, 2-0… Darren Reid’s goal late in the second period was the difference as Springfield edged Providence, 4-3… Albany got 43 saves from Frank Doyle in a 3-2 win over Portland.