Jerome Samson scored two goals — including the game-winner in overtime — as the St. John’s IceCaps earned a 3-2 win over the Worcester Sharks Wednesday night at Mile One Centre.
Andrew Gordon had the other goal for St. John’s and the assist on the game-winner. Eddie Pasquale stopped 23 of 25 shots.
Rylan Schwartz and Daniil Tarasov had the tallies for the Sharks, who led 2-0 after 40 minutes of play. Troy Grosenick turned aside 27 shots in a losing effort.
The IceCaps play the Sharks again Friday night, the second of their three-game series at Mile One.