Michel Ouellet scored a shorthanded goal with 2:33 left in regulation as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton posted a 5-4 win in Hartford on Sunday evening, improving to 13-0-1-0 on the season.
It was the second shorthanded goal of the night for the Penguins. Hartford was set to take a two-goal lead into the third period when Kenny Corupe scored down a man with 27 seconds left before intermission. Wilkes-Barre then scored three times in the third to go to 7-0-0-0 on the road.
Colby Armstrong had a goal and two assists for the Pens, who have scored an AHL-best 67 goals in 14 games.
Lee Falardeau, a second-round draft pick by the New York Rangers in 2002, had two points for the Wolf Pack, including his first career AHL goal. Hartford’s winless streak hit four games (0-3-0-1), and Pack goalies have allowed 22 goals in that span, coinciding with the injury to Al Montoya.
PHILADELPHIA 5, BINGHAMTON 2
Former Senator Pat Kavanagh tallied a hat trick as Philadelphia ended a nine-game winless slide with a 5-2 win over Binghamton at the Wachovia Spectrum.
It was the Phantoms’ first win since Oct. 22, ending an 0-7-0-2 skid.
Ben Eager and Joey Hope also scored for Philadelphia, while Jamie Storr made 26 saves.
The loss ended the Senators’ modest two-game winning streak.
BRIDGEPORT 5, LOWELL 1
Steve Regier recorded three assists and Wade Dubielewicz made 29 saves as Bridgeport ran its winning streak to five games with a 5-1 win over Lowell.
Rob Collins had a goal and an assist for the Sound Tigers, and Wyatt Smith added his team-best seventh goal of the season.
Bridgeport has outscored its opponents 19-7 during its winning streak.
TORONTO 5, OMAHA 3
Jeremy Williams picked up a goal and two assists to lead Toronto a 5-3 win in Omaha.
The Marlies saw a 3-0 lead disappear, but regained the advantage when Carlo Colaiacovo scored the winning goal with 9:55 left in regulation. J.S. Aubin made 33 saves for Toronto.
Richie Regehr led the Knights with a goal and two assists.
HOUSTON 3, SAN ANTONIO 1
Houston won its fifth in a row, getting 35 saves from Josh Harding in a 3-1 win over San Antonio.
The game was scoreless into the third period, before Martin Sonnenberg gave the Rampage the lead with 13:41 left.
Curtis Murphy tied the game for the Aeros, and Rem Murray got the winner with 3:45 to play.
CLEVELAND 6, ROCHESTER 3
Patrick Rissmiller recorded three points during a four-goal third period as Cleveland doubled up Rochester, 6-3.
Josh Prudden, Shane Joseph and Craig Valette also scored for the Barons in the final frame, as Cleveland moved to within five points of first place in the tight North Division.
Jamie Holden made 25 saves for Cleveland.
PEORIA 4, IOWA 3 (susp.)
Toby Petersen recorded a goal and two assists as Iowa chipped away at an early 3-0 deficit to close to within a goal by the end of the second period.
Due to unsafe ice conditions, the game was suspended prior to the start of the third period.