WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Derrick Pouliot scored an empty-net goal in the dying seconds of the game and added an assist to help power the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 4-1 win over the St. John's IceCaps on Friday in American Hockey League action.
Tim Erixon, Carter Rowney, and Dominik Simon supplied the rest of the offence for the Penguins (9-1-0), who have won eight straight games.
Daniel Carr scored the lone goal for St. John's (6-5-2), the AHL-affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens.
Matt Murray made 20 saves for the victory while Eddie Pasquale stopped 26 of 29 shots in the losing effort.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was 1 for 4 on the power play while the IceCaps failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.