Marcus Power's power-play goal with 6:48 left was the winner Wednesday as the UPEI Panthers defeated the St. Thomas Tommies 5-4 in Atlantic University Sport men's hockey action.
Casey Babineau, Nelson Armstrong and Brent Andrews also scored for the Panthers with the man advantage, but Bryce Milson and Shane McClogan had shorthanded goals for host St. Thomas.
Even-strength goals came in the third period from the Panthers Spencer Metcalfe and the Tommies Colin Martin and J.C. Campagna.
Mason Wilgosh had two assists while Armstrong, Brock Beukeboom, Ryan MacKinnon and Power each added one.
Marc-Andre Levesque and Cornwall's Jason Cameron had two helpers for St. Thomas while Stratford's Spencer MacDonald and Matt MacLeod each had one.
Matt Mahalak made 35 saves for his second straight win. Luke Lee-Knight allowed three goals on 21 shots in 25:19 for the loss while Tyson Teichmann gave up two on 18 shots.
The Panthers were 4-for-5 on the power play while the Tommies were 0-for-6.
UPEI led 1-0 after the first and the game was tied 2-2 heading to the third.
UPEI improved to 7-6-1 while St. Thomas is 1-12-1.
The two teams close out the 2015 portion of their schedule Friday in Charlottetown at 7 p.m.