TEXAS 2, SAN ANTONIO 0
Texas extended its points streak to 11 games (8-0-2-1) on Sunday with a 2-0 road win over San Antonio at the AT&T Center. Stars goaltender Brent Krahn made a season-high 44 saves for his second consecutive shutout.
Krahn, who posted a 32-save shutout of Rockford on Friday, earned his third whitewash overall and improved to 8-1-0 on the campaign.
Texas has not lost in regulation since a 4-0 setback to Lake Erie at the Cedar Park Center on Oct. 20, and the Stars pace the West Division at 12-2-2-2 overall.
The Rampage are now winless in nine straight games (0-7-1-1).
SPRINGFIELD 6, ALBANY 2
Springfield racked up a season-high six goals and cruised to a 6-2 win over visiting Albany on Sunday at the MassMutual Center.
Springfield goaltender Devan Dubnyk earned the victory with 32 saves on 34 shots in net.
PROVIDENCE 5, WORCESTER 3
A three-goal third period lifted Providence to a 5-3 road win over Worcester at the DCU Center on Sunday afternoon.
The Bruins grabbed a 2-0 lead after the opening 20 minutes on goals by Jamie Arniel (1-1-2) and Jeff LoVecchio. But Worcester battled back in the second frame, as defenseman Danny Groulx scored just 43 seconds in and Steven Zalewski followed at the 16:13 mark.
Mikko Lehtonen put Providence back on top 5:10 into the middle frame, only to see Zalewski tie it once more at 18:20.
But Bruins forward Drew Larman scored just seven seconds after Zalewski’s goal to five his club the lead for good. LoVecchio sealed Providence’s victory with an empty-netter in the closing minute.
Providence goaltender Dany Sabourin earned the victory with 27 saves in net, helping the Bruins finish 2-1-0-0 on a weekend that took them to Syracuse and Lowell before the finale in central Massachusetts.
The reeling Sharks have lost five straight games and dropped to .500 on the season at 8-8-0-1.
BRIDGEPORT 5, PORTLAND 4 (OT)
Bridgeport captain Mark Wotton registered the overtime game-winner to give the Sound Tigers a 5-4 victory over visiting Portland on Sunday at the Arena at Harbor Yard.
Portland battled back to tie it on goals just 1:08 apart by Jeff Cowan and rookie Travis Turnbell, but the Pirates still fell to 6-10-1-0 on the campaign. Cowan also registered a first-period goal for Portland, and two-time AHL All-Star Mark Mancari also found the back of the net.
Bridgeport earned a point in all three games this weekend (2-0-0-1) on the heels of a five-game losing skid.
CHICAGO 2, HOUSTON 1
Spencer Machacek’s power play goal at 17:18 of the second period proved to be the game-winner as Chicago eked out a 2-1 road win over Houston before 7,946 fans at the Toyota Center.
The resurgent Wolves captured their season-high third straight win and improved to 7-2-0-1 in 10 games since former Calder Cup-winning coach Don Lever took over behind the bench.
Nathan Smith potted a power play goal for the Aeros, who have managed just two goals in two games since posting a 6-0 win at Lake Erie on Friday.