The Rochester Americans (19-5-2-2) scored once in each period and benefitted from yet another outstanding goaltending performance on their way to a 3-0 win in a rematch against the Binghamton Devils (9-16-4-0) Friday at The Blue Cross Arena.
Jonas Johansson turned in a stellar career-high 40-save effort for his second shutout of the season and second on home ice. It was also the sixth time this season Rochester held the opposition off the scoreboard as a team.
Additionally, the Amerks increased their lead over the Toronto Marlies for first place in the AHL’s North Division standings to five points and have earned points in 16 of their last 18 games dating back to Nov. 1, showing a 14-2-1-1 record over that span. Rochester has picked up points in 21 of the last 25 contests overall, going 17-4-2-2, while also earning 42 out of a possible 56 points through its first 28 contests of the season.