ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Adam Lowry scored two goals and added an assist as the St. John's IceCaps beat the Toronto Marlies 5-4 in a shootout Saturday night in American Hockey League action.
JC Lipon won it in the shootout for the IceCaps with a wrist shot off the toe-drag to beat Marlies goalie Drew MacIntyre high.
Carl Klingberg and Patrice Cormier also scored for the IceCaps (18-15-3).
Peter Holland scored two for the Marlies (20-11-3), while Wade MacLeod and T.J. Brennan added one each.
The Marlies opened the scoring 23 seconds into the game as MacLeod finished off a rebound chance on the backhand.
Lowry levelled the score for the IceCaps with a wrist shot in front of the net on a cross-crease pass 3:54 into the first period.
With 2:42 left in the first Lowry scored another, tipping home a Will O'Neill point shot in front of the net on the power play.
Cormier won position in front and tapped in a goal 44 seconds into the second period off a nice feed from Brenden Kichton.
The Marlies shortened the gap to one as Josh Leivo made a nifty backhand pass and found Holland open in the slot at the 3:06 mark of the third period on the power play.
Lowry carried the puck to the net at the 9:43 mark of the third and passed across to Klingberg, who scored on the doorstep.
Brennan scored a wrist shot high blocker to bring the Marlies within one less than a minute later on the power play.
Holland then fooled IceCaps goalie Eddie Pasquale high, as Pasquale misplayed a puck that seemed to be going over the net at 12:02 in the third, to force extra time.
Pasquale finished with 35 saves, while MacIntyre stopped 22 for Toronto.