GRAND RAPIDS, N.D. - Raymond Sawada scored two goals and an assist as the Manitoba Moose held on for 6-4 victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins in AHL action Friday night.
Sawada scored his fifth of the year to put the Moose up 6-1 in the third period before Grand Rapids made a comeback bid with three unanswered goals.
Francis Pare, with two, Ville Leino and Jonathan Ericsson scored for the Griffins, while Jason Jaffray, Jason Krog, Michael Grabner and Guillaume Desbiens had the other goals for Manitoba (28-13-0-2).
Krog added three assists while Jaffray had two.
Cory Schneider stopped 26 on 30 shots for the Moose.
Daniel Larsson and Jimmy Howard combined for 22 saves in net for Grand Rapids (24-9-5-3).