Eddie Pasquale made 36 saves, Jerome Samson netted two goals and John Albert scored the game-winning tally shorthanded, as the St. John's IceCaps downed the league-leading Manchester Monarchs 4-1 Friday night at Mile One Centre.
Jason Jaffray had the other goal for St. John's, while Will O'Neill added two assists.
Nick Deslauriers had the lone tally for Manchester, and Jean-Francois Berube turned aside 27 shots in taking the loss.

The IceCaps and Monarchs tangle again Saturday night at Mile One Centre.