WINNIPEG — C.J. Suess scored a pair of goals as the Manitoba Moose crushed the Abbotsford Canucks 7-1 Thursday in the American Hockey League.

Suess led a group of seven Moose (40-24-7) skaters who each recorded at least two points on the night.

Manitoba outshot Abbotsford (39-22-6) 45-22.

Brannon McManus scored the Canucks' lone goal at 5:49 of the second period, making it 3-1 in favour of Abbotsford.

The Moose would respond with four unanswered goals after McManus's marker and put the game away.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 28, 2022.