Road Runners trip up Amerks

J.J. Hunter and Nate DiCasmirro recorded a goal and an assist each as Edmonton posted a 4-3 win over Rochester on Wednesday night, bringing a halt to the Amerks’ seven-game winning streak.

It was the third consecutive victory for the Road Runners, who kept pace with the rest of the North Division leaders (see below).

Rochester erased deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 before Hunter put Edmonton ahead for good with 1:15 left in the second period. Brad Winchester made it 4-2 in the opening minute of the third.

Mathieu Roy registered two assists and a plus-4 rating on the night, and Tyler Moss (15-5-2) finished with 20 saves.

Sean McMorrow, Daniel Paille and Brandon Smith scored for the Amerks.

Elsewhere on Wednesday:
Hershey won its fifth in a row, getting points from 12 different players in a 5-3 win over Albany, 0-8-0-1 in its last nine… Matt Stajan scored shorthanded with 5:58 left in regulation, giving St. John’s a 3-2 win over Hamilton… Colin Forbes and Mike Zigomanis picked up three points apiece as Lowell doubled up Portland, 6-3… Noah Clarke and Brad Smyth each scored twice in Manchester’s 5-1 win over Utah… Jason Bacashihua made 32 saves as Worcester edged Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 2-1… Jason King had three assists for Manitoba in a 3-0 victory over Cleveland.