Andrey Makarov stopped all 24 shots sent his way to earn his 16th-straight victory as Saskatoon blanked Red Deer 4-0. The shutout, Makarov's seventh of the season, sets a new team record for the Blades franchise. The winning performance ups Makarov's record to 33-16-0-3 with a 2.41 GAA and .924 save%. The Blades, who clinched a playoff berth with the win, will stay busy with a Wednesday visit to Calgary.
Nick Tarnasky scored a late goal but Rochester continued to struggle offensively in a 4-1 loss to Syracuse. David Leggio made 26 saves for the Amerks, who will look to snap a three-game losing streak Wednesday in Toronto.