The Rochester Americans cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Charlotte Checkers on Wednesday night at the Blue Cross Arena.
Amerks goaltender Aaron Dell turned aside 35-of-36 shots to improve to 6-0. Antoine Bibeau stopped 26-of-28 shots for the Checkers before being relieved by Joey Daccord. He stopped 2-of-5 shots.
Rochester went 0-for-1 on the power play while Charlotte finished 1-for-3.
Brandon Biro, Brett Murray, Arttu Ruotsalainen, JJ Peterka and Brendan Warren scored for the Amerks.
Scott Wilson scored the lone goal for the Checkers.
The two teams meet again on Friday night. Face-off is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
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