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AHL Quick Hits -- 2/5/10

February 5, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL)

In Thursday's only AHL action, Matt Anderson broke a 2-2 tie with 1:38 left in regulation to give Chicago a 3-2 win at Abbotsford... On Wednesday, defenseman Danny Groulx registered four points (2-2-4) as Worcester doubled up Springfield, 8-4... Brodie Dupont scored twice - including the overtime winner - as Hartford edged Lowell in Newark, N.J., 3-2... Curtis Sanford posted Hamilton's ninth team shutout of the season, making 22 saves in a 4-0 win over San Antonio... Bryan Bickell had a goal and two assists as Rockford beat Grand Rapids, 5-3... Chris Bourque's fifth-round shootout goal lifted Hershey to its ninth consecutive victory, a 3-2 decision in Norfolk.

Wed 2/3

Syracuse 5, ALBANY 3

LAKE ERIE 3, Rochester 2

Hartford 3, LOWELL 2 (OT)

Worcester 8, SPRINGFIELD 4

W-B/SCRANTON 5, Adirondack 4 (SO)

Hershey 3, NORFOLK 2 (SO)

HAMILTON 4, San Antonio 0

HOUSTON 4, Peoria 1

ROCKFORD 5, Grand Rapids 3

Thu 2/4

Chicago 3, ABBOTSFORD 2

LOOKING AHEAD:

Boasting a 9-1-0-1 record in its last 11 games, Rockford hits the road this weekend for a two-game set with Lake Erie... The IceHogs captured both of their previous clashes with the Monsters this season, including a 3-0 win in Cleveland on Oct. 10... 2010 AHL All-Star Mark Cullen paces the IceHogs with 44 points (17-27-44) in 53 games... Kyle Greentree has a team-high 18 goals (18-17-35) for Rockford and shows 12 points (6-6-12) in his last 11 contests... Philippe Dupuis (2-4-6) and Matthew Ford (3-3-6) are each riding four-game scoring streaks for the Monsters, who are 14-6-0-1 in their last 21 tilts... Forward T.J. Hensick (10-28-38 in 30 games) has gone two games without a point for the first time since Nov. 27-28, his first two outings with the Monsters this season... Rockford is 13-5-0-1 against North Division opponents.

Lowell brings its franchise-record seven-game road winning streak into Worcester on Friday to battle a Sharks club which is 6-0-1-0 in its last seven games and 22-4-2-1 since Nov. 21... Both teams enter the weekend within striking distance of first-place Manchester in the Atlantic Division... The Devils have won three of four at the DCU Center this year, most recently a 4-3 overtime decision last Sunday... Michael Swift tallied the game-winner in that one and shows a team-high eight points (2-6-8) in seven meetings with the Sharks overall... Stephen Gionta has registered six points (2-4-6) in his last five contests for Lowell... Worcester defenseman Danny Groulx is on a seven-game scoring streak (3-10-13) and is second among AHL blueliners with 38 points for the year (7-31-38)... Rookie Benn Ferriero has a point in five straight (4-5-9) for Worcester, and second-year pro Steven Zalewski is on a four-game scoring run (1-7-8).

Syracuse enters the weekend two points back of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Adirondack in the East Division playoff race; the Crunch visit the Penguins on Friday and host the Phantoms on Saturday... Syracuse is on a four-game winning streak and has put up a 9-4-0-1 mark in its last 14 outings... Crunch forward Derek MacKenzie has tallied a goal in seven of his last eight games and has a point in nine straight overall (7-7-14)... Tomas Kana shows a point (3-3-6) in four straight games for the Crunch, who are 6-1-0-0 in their last seven on the road... Wilkes-Barre is 5-1-0-0 against Syracuse this season... Pens forward Luca Caputi has a point in six straight games (5-5-10) since returning from an NHL stint... Dustin Jeffrey shows a team-high 47 points (14-33-47) in 45 games for the Penguins.

(all times Eastern)

Fri 2/5

Toronto @ Grand Rapids, 7:00

Albany @ Binghamton, 7:05

Portland @ Providence, 7:05

Hamilton @ Rochester, 7:05

Syracuse @ W-B/Scranton, 7:05

Lowell @ Worcester, 7:05

Hartford @ Norfolk, 7:15

Manchester @ Adirondack, 7:30

Rockford @ Lake Erie, 7:30

Bridgeport @ Springfield, 7:30

San Antonio @ Manitoba, 8:30

Houston @ Milwaukee, 8:30

Peoria @ Texas, 8:30

Chicago @ Abbotsford, 10:30

Sat 2/6

Rockford @ Lake Erie, 1:00

Springfield @ Albany, 5:00

Manchester @ Bridgeport, 7:00

Houston @ Grand Rapids, 7:00

W-B/Scranton @ Hershey, 7:00

Portland @ Lowell, 7:00

Hamilton @ Toronto, 7:00

Rochester @ Binghamton, 7:05

Providence @ Worcester, 7:05

Hartford @ Norfolk, 7:15

Adirondack @ Syracuse, 7:30

Peoria @ Texas, 8:00

San Antonio @ Manitoba, 8:30

Sun 2/7

Worcester @ Providence, 2:05

Mon 2/8

Toronto @ Abbotsford, 10:30

Tue 2/9

Peoria @ Chicago, 8:00

Grand Rapids @ Texas, 8:30

Toronto @ Abbotsford, 10:30

ALUMNI WATCH:

On Thursday, 2010 AHL All-Star Anton Khudobin stopped all nine shots he faced in relief to pick up the win in his NHL debut as Minnesota topped Edmonton, 4-2... 2007 AHL All-Star Jaroslav Halak made 45 saves and went 3-for-3 in the shootout to help Montreal edge Boston, 3-2... AHL alumni Ryan Whitney and Tim Gleason were named as replacements to the United States Olympic team on Thursday.

BY THE NUMBERS:

0 -- One-goal games lost in regulation this season by Toronto, the only team that can make that claim... The Marlies, 11-0-5-4 in games decided by a single goal, visit Grand Rapids on Friday and host Hamilton on Saturday.

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