Rome scored both goals for Manitoba as Moose edge Rochester Americans 2-1

WINNIPEG – Aaron Rome scored both goals for Manitoba as the Moose edged the Rochester Americans 2-1 on Wednesday night in the AHL.

Moose goaltender Cory Schneider stopped 26 of 27 shots.

Americans scored on their first shot of the night, a mere 26 seconds into the match, as Graham Mink manoeuvred his way around a Moose defender and backhanded the puck in between Schneider’s legs.

The Moose (14-10-4) evened it on a 5-on-3 advantage at 17:07 of the first when Rome, situated in front of Ryan Mior’s net, capitalized on a wrist shot from the high slot.

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The Moose took the lead for good when Rome sliced the puck over Mior’s right goal pad to earn his second of the night at 9:08 of the second.

Mior made 22 saves for the Amerks (18-4-1).