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Ben Bishop makes 26 saves as Rivermen shut out Marlies 2-0

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PEORIA, Ill. - Ben Bishop made 26 saves as the Peoria Rivermen shut out the Toronto Marlies 2-0 in American Hockey League action Saturday.

Jonathan Cheechoo scored at 8:07 in the second period, providing all the offence Peoria would need. T.J. Hensick added an empty-netter with 30 seconds remaining in regulation.

The Rivermen (14-14-2) extended their winning streak to three games.

Jussi Rynnas made 27 saves for the Marlies (15-9-4), who have lost two in a row but still lead the North Division by six points.

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