MILWAUKEE - James Sixsmith scored the winning goal on a slapshot through traffic as the Milwaukee Admirals edged the Manitoba Moose 2-1 on Saturday night in AHL action.
Sixsmith's tally at the 13-minute mark of the second period broke a 1-1 tie and improved the Admirals' record to 36-14-3-3, best in the West Division.
Jason Krog recorded his 60th point of the season, assisting on Jason Jaffray's first-period goal for the North Division-leading Moose (38-16-0-5). Manitoba goaltender Cory Schneider stopped 19 of 21 shots.
Andreas Thuresson scored Milwaukee's first goal, while Drew MacIntyre made 23 saves for the win.