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Chase Balisy, Connor Hellebuyck lead AHL IceCaps to 3-2 win over Monarchs

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Chase Balisy's goal at 1:28 of the third period proved to be the difference as the St. John's IceCaps edged the Manchester Monarchs 3-2 in American Hockey League action on Wednesday.

Nicholas Blanchard and Austen Brassard also scored for the IceCaps (15-16-6), who stretched their winning streak to three games.

Maxim Kitsyn opened the scoring with his first of the season for Machester (24-8-4), and Colin Miller scored a power-play goal to pull the Monarchs to within one at 16:15 of the third period.

St. John's goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves to pick up the victory.

Manchester's Patrik Bartosak stopped 22 shots in the losing effort.

The Monarchs were 1 for 1 on the power play. The IceCaps failed to score on two chances with the man advantage.

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