T.J. Brennan scored the only goal of the shootout Tuesday as the Rochester Americans defeated the Abbotsford Heat 3-2 in the American Hockey League.
The Rochester defenceman beat Abbotsford goalie Barry Brust in the sixth round of the shootout as the Americans improved to 11-9-2 on the season.
Luke Adam and Frederick Roy scored in regulation for Rochester, which got 29 saves from David Leggio.
Dustin Sylvester, with a goal and an assist, and Paul Byron replied for the Heat (14-4-6). Brust also finished with 29 saves in taking the loss.
Adam gave Rochester a 2-1 lead with 19 seconds left in the second period before Byron tied the score at 7:42 of the third.
The Americans finished the night 0-for-3 on the power play, while the Heat wound up 1-for-5.