Sunday, November 17, 2002

Griffins' streak hits 10

 Rob Collins scored two minutes into overtime as Grand Rapids extended its unbeaten streak to 10 games (8-0-2-0) with a 4-3 win in Cincinnati on Sunday.

 Former Mighty Duck Sean Avery had a goal and an assist for the Griffins, who haven't lost since opening the season at 1-3-1-0.

 Hugo Boisvert and Michel Picard also scored for Grand Rapids, and ex-Duck Joey MacDonald finished with 25 saves to earn the victory in net.

 Todd Reirden, Tony Martensson and Nick Smith scored for Cincinnati.

 Elsewhere on Sunday:

 Randy Petruk made 42 saves to lead Lowell to a 4-2 victory over Saint John... Zac Bierk made 33 saves as Springfield won for the fourth time in five games, defeating Portland, 2-1... Manchester's Tomas Zizka and Providence's Chris Paradise provided all of the offense in the first 7:23 of the game, as the Monarchs and Bruins skated to a 1-1 tie... Pascal Leclaire made 35 saves, including 18 in the third period and overtime, as Syracuse tied Bridgeport, 2-2... Martin Prusek stopped 21 shots as Binghamton shut out Albany, 3-0... Radoslav Hecl and Milan Bartovic each had a goal and an assist to lead Rochester past Hamilton, 4-3.