BRIDGEPORT 6, BINGHAMTON 2
Six different Bridgeport skaters netted goals as the Sound Tigers took a 6-2 win over Binghamton on Wednesday at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, N.L. Bridgeport now has a league-high 24 points on the season (11-3-0-2).
Netminder Nathan Lawson made 26 saves on 28 shots in the winning effort for the Sound Tigers, who are now 4-0-0-1 in their last five contests.
SYRACUSE 5, ALBANY 3
Defenseman Kris Russell posted a goal and an assist as Syracuse took a 5-3 road win over Albany at the Times Union Center.
PEORIA 4, QUAD CITY 1
Peoria rattled off four straight goals after allowing the game’s first marker and took a 4-1 road win over Quad City at the I Wireless Center.
The Flames initially took the lead a minute into the second period on Dan Ryder’s first goal of the campaign.
But the Rivermen responded with goals from Cam Paddock and Chris Conner to carry a 2-1 advantage into the third period, where Steve Regier and Trent Whitfield scored to extend the advantage, the latter coming shorthanded and into an empty net.
Peoria goaltender Ben Bishop made 23 saves in the victory, which was the Rivermen’s fifth in their last six games (5-1-0-0).
Goaltender Drew MacIntyre stopped four of Rockford’s five tries after making 36 saves through regulation and overtime for the Admirals, who captured their fourth straight win.
The teams exchanged power play goals in regulation, with Milwaukee’s Hugh Jessiman scoring his first of the season late in the opening period and Rockford’s Michael Blunden responding midway through the third.
Petri Kontiola tallied a shootout marker for the IceHogs, who are now winless in six straight contests (0-5-0-1).