NORFOLK 2, PORTLAND 1 (OT)
Brandon Bochenski scored his league-leading 11th goal of the season 2:33 into overtime to lift Norfolk to a 2-1 road win over Portland at the Cumberland County Civic Center on Tuesday. The Admirals moved to 1-1-1-0 on their eight-game road trip, which continues on Wednesday in Manchester.
Admirals rookie goaltender Dustin Tokarski secured the victory with 24 saves on 25 shots, improving to 6-5-0 on the season.
ABBOTSFORD 4, HAMILTON 1
Abbotsford scored the game’s first four goals and cruised to a 4-1 win over visiting Hamilton on Tuesday at the Entertainment & Sports Centre.
Rookie defenseman John Negrin posted a goal and an assist for a third consecutive game, and the Heat also got goals from Jason Jaffray, Kris Chucko, and Cam Cunning. Jaffray’s tally marked his team-leading ninth of the season and fourth in his last four contests.
David Desharnais put the Bulldogs on the board with a power play score at 12:03 of the third period. Hamilton will seek revenge when the teams square off for a rematch on Wednesday night.