ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Michael McCarron scored a hat trick as the St. John's IceCaps downed the Rochester Americans 6-2 on Saturday night in American Hockey League action.
Christian Thomas added a goal and two assists for the IceCaps (3-1-0) while Morgan Ellis and Joel Hanley also scored. Dustin Tokarski turned away 29 shots for the Montreal Canadiens affiliate.
Jerry D'Amigo and Phil Varone had goals for Rochester (2-2-0), the AHL farm club of the Buffalo Sabres. Andrey Makarov made 30 saves in defeat.
St. John's converted twice on five power-play attempts while the Americans were 0 for 5.