HOUSTON - David McIntyre scored in the sixth round of the shootout as the Houston Aeros defeated the Abbotsford Heat 1-0 in American Hockey League action Saturday.
Joe Fallon stopped 32 shots in regulation and overtime for Houston, then stopped all six shooters he faced in the shootout.
Danny Taylor made 21 saves for Abbotsford, as well as five of Houston's shooters in the shootout.
The Aeros (31-20-12) moved into fourth place in the competitive Western Conference.
Sixth-place Abbotsford is one point behind Houston (33-25-7).