Sound Tigers knock off Penguins, 3-1

David Masse scored early in the third period to break a 1-1 tie and send Bridgeport to its fourth straight win, a 3-1 decision over visiting Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday evening.

It was the Sound Tigers’ fifth win in their last six tries against the first-place Penguins.

Jeff Hamilton gave Bridgeport a lead with his 15th goal of the season, but Jonathan Filewich responded with 20.8 seconds left in the first period.

Masse put the Sound Tigers back in front just as a power play was ending, and Bridgeport iced the game when Vince Macri blasted his first tally of the season on a one-timer that banked in off the post.

Wade Dubielewicz made 32 saves for the Sound Tigers, who are 15-4-1-1 since Christmas.

Corey Locke recorded two goals and an assist to lead Hamilton to a 4-1 win over San Antonio at Copps Coliseum.

Maxim Lapierre opened the scoring at the 13:51 mark of the first period, breaking in alone and snapping a shot under the glove of San Antonio goaltender Karl Goehring.

Pierre Dagenais made it 2-0 when he fired a snap shot from the side boards during four-on-four action. He would assist on both Locke goals to complete a three-point night of his own.

Former Bulldog Mike Bishai scored the lone goal for the Rampage.

Derek MacKenzie‘s shorthanded goal early in the third period snapped a tie and propelled Chicago to a 5-2 win over Milwaukee at the Bradley Center.

Ramzi Abid and Karl Stewart picked up a goal and an assist each and Tuomas Tarkki made 24 saves for the Wolves.

Defenseman Kevin Klein had a goal and an assist for the Admirals.

Charles Linglet scored the only goal in the shootout to lift Peoria to a 4-3 win over Iowa.

Linglet, Jon DiSalvatore and Mike Mottau scored in regulation for the Rivermen, who opened up a six-point lead over the fourth-place Stars in the West Division.

Mike Zigomanis recorded two assists as Peoria won for the fifth time in six games.

Iowa, which dropped a shootout for the second straight night, got goals from Marius Holtet, David Oliver and Vojtech Polak.

Sunday’s game between the Springfield Falcons and Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL Game #701), scheduled for a 6:05 p.m. start at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, was postponed due to inclement weather.

No make-up information has been announced.