NORFOLK 7, PHILADELPHIA 1
Brandon Segal netted four goals by the 2:55 mark of the third period as the Norfolk Admirals cruised past the visiting Philadelphia Phantoms, 7-1, on Saturday in preseason action at the Scope Arena.
Paul Szczechura added a pair of goals for the Admirals, and Chris Lawrence added a single marker. Mitch Fadden chipped in three assists in the winning effort.
Jonathon Kalinski scored the Phantoms’ lone goal on the power play goal at 7:06 of the second period.
Admirals goaltender Mike McKenna stopped 27 of 28 shots in the win, which was Norfolk’s second over Philadelphia in as many nights.
Phantoms netminder Michael Teslak took the loss with 22 saves.
MANITOBA 3, HAMILTON 2
Justin Taylor’s goal at 16:57 of the third period lifted Manitoba to a 3-2 win over Hamilton at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
BRIDGEPORT 4, LOWELL 3
Bridgeport eked out a 4-3 win over Lowell on Saturday in Shelton, Conn.
Jesse Joensuu proved the winning score for the Sound Tigers with 1:43 remaining in the third period, and he also posted an assist for a multiple-point night evening.
Bridgeport’s Vladimir Nikiforov and Jon Gleed also registered a goal and an assist, and Jarrett Konkle rounded out the scoring.
Sound Tigers goaltenders Peter Mannino and Nathan Lawson combined to stop 20 of 23 Devils shots.
SPRINGFIELD 3, PROVIDENCE 2 (SO)
Viacheslav Trukhno and Carl Corazzini potted shootout goals to give Springfield a 3-2 win over visiting Providence at the MassMutual Center.
Springfield goaltender Devan Dubnyk denied 20 of 22 shots through regulation and overtime and stopped four of five in the shootout, only allowing a goal to Providence’s Jordan Knackstedt in the fourth round.
SYRACUSE 2, BINGHAMTON 0
Rookie goaltender Sebastian Dahm pitched a 36-save shutout to lead Syracuse to a 2-0 road win over Binghamton at the Broome County Arena.
Senators goaltender Jeff Glass stopped 34 of 36 shots in the losing effort.
HERSHEY 8, WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON 2
Rookie defenseman Josh Godfrey tallied a hat trick and Alexandre Giroux put up a four-point performance (2-2-4) to lead Hershey over visiting Wilkes-Barre/Scranton by an 8-2 count at the Giant Center.
The Bears parlayed six power play goals into an eventual 8-0 lead early in the third period, with Andrew Gordon, Patrick McNeil, and Michael Dubuc joining in the scoring.
Gordon (1-2-3) and three-time AHL All-Star Keith Aucoin (0-3-3) finished with three points in the win.
Bears second-year goaltender Daren Machesney stopped 35 of 37 shots to secure the victory.
WORCESTER 3, HARTFORD 2 (OT)
Defenseman Patrick Traverse’s goal at 2:20 of overtime gave the Worcester Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in AHL preseason play Saturday night at Loring Arena in Framingham, Mass.
Worcester’s P.J. Fenton also scored, while the Wolf Pack’s other goal came off the stick of Michel Leveille.
SAN ANTONIO 4, HOUSTON 1
Defenseman David Schlemko tallied a pair of goals and added an assist as San Antonio posted a 4-1 win over Houston.
Petr Kalus netted the Aeros’ lone goal early in the second period.
MILWAUKEE 5, CHICAGO 1
Cody Franson, Mike Santorelli, and Donny Grover all registered a goal and an assist to lead Milwaukee over Chicago by a 5-1 final at the Kern Center in Milwaukee.
Santorelli and Franson scored in the first period to put the Admirals up 2-0, and Kelsey Wilson made it 3-0 at 7:35 of the middle stanza.
After Chicago’s Jeff Prough scored at 8:05, Grover and Ian McKenzie netted power play goals for Milwaukee at 12:34 and 14:27, respectively. The teams played a scoreless third period.
The Admirals finished 4-for-12 on the power play, and goaltender Drew MacIntyre, a 2008 Second Team AHL All-Star, stopped 18 of 19 shots in the victory.
QUAD CITY 4, IOWA 1
Quad City tallied three goals in the third period to secure a 4-1 win over visiting Iowa at the I Wireless Center.
The Flames’ Kris Chucko and the Chops’ Matthew Caruana exchanged goals over the first 40 minutes of play.
PEORIA 5, ROCKFORD 3
Trent Whitfield and Tomas Kana each posted two-goal nights as Peoria dropped host Rockford by a 5-3 count at the MetroCentre.