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Brendan Lemieux scored winner in shootout as AHL Moose top IceHogs 5-4

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Brendan Lemieux scored in the seventh round of the shootout to lift the Manitoba Moose to a 5-4 win over the Rockford IceHogs on Wednesday in American Hockey League action.

Jack Roslovic had a goal and an assist for Manitoba (10-7-2), which extended its winning streak to three games. Peter Stoykewych, Kevin Czuczman, and Ryan Olsen also scored.

Martin Lundberg scored twice for the IceHogs (7-10-3), who have dropped four straight (0-2-2). Tanner Kero had a goal and an assist and Viktor Svedberg buried the tying goal midway through the third period.

Moose goaltender Eric Comrie stopped 32 shots through regulation and overtime and turned aside all seven skaters he faced in the shootout.

Rockford's Lars Johansson started in net, allowed three goals on eight shots through 33:32. Mac Carruth stopped 15-of-16 shots he faced the rest of the way.