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Tuesday roundup: Amerks top ‘Dogs

Tuesday’s AHL Boxscores

ROCHESTER 5, HAMILTON 2
David Brine registered a goal and an assist to help Rochester to a 5-2 road win over Hamilton on Tuesday at Copps Coliseum. The resurgent Americans captured their third straight win and moved to 14-1-0-0 in their last 15 contests.

After a scoreless opening period, Michael Duco gave Rochester a 1-0 lead just 1:43 into the second frame. Graham Mink and Andrew Sweetland then scored just 47 seconds apart early in the third to make it a 3-0 game.

Mike Glumac put the Bulldogs on the board only 14 seconds after Sweetland’s goal, but Brine restored the Amerks’ three-goal edge at the 6:45 mark.

P.K. Subban netted a power play goal for Hamilton at 18:19, only to watch Jeff Taffe seal Rochester’s victory with an empty-netter a minute later.

Defenseman Jordan Henry posted two assists in the win, and Amerks rookie goaltender Alexander Salak made 28 saves to improve to 12-1-0 on the campaign.

MILWAUKEE 2, SAN ANTONIO 1
Milwaukee grabbed a 2-0 lead by early in the second period and held on for a 2-1 road win over San Antonio on Tuesday at the AT&T Center.

Chris Mueller’s first career AHL goal gave the Admirals a 1-0 lead at 16:43 of the opening period, and Dave Scatchard extended the advantage to 2-0 3:48 into the middle frame.

The Rampage got on the board at 12:52 of the second period when Joel Perrault beat Milwaukee goaltender Chet Pickard for his team-leading ninth goal of the season, but San Antonio was unable to get the equalizer.

Pickard, making his third straight start in net, earned his third consecutive victory with 32 saves on 33 shots.

San Antonio’s winless skid extended to 11 straight games (0-9-1-1).