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Bridgeport Sound Tigers score five in third period to top St. John's IceCaps

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Joe Whitney scored the first of five-straight goals in the third period for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers as they routed the St. John's IceCaps 6-1 on Sunday in American Hockey League action.

Taylor Beck, Jared Gomes, James Wright and Bracken Kearns also had goals in the third for the Sound Tigers (2-0-0). Mike Halmo opened the scoring in the first period.

Angelo Miceli evened the game at 1-1 with a goal in the second for St. John's (1-1-0).

Stephon Williams made 33 saves to pick up the win in goal for the New York Islanders farm club. He also stopped IceCaps forward Charles Hudon on a penalty shot in the second period.

Dustin Tokarski turned aside 23 shots for the Montreal Canadiens affiliate.

Bridgeport was scoreless on five power-play opportunities while St. John's went 0 for 4.

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