B-Sens start preseason with a shootout win
10/3/2012 (Updated 11:34:02 PM)BINGHAMTON -- The Binghamton Senators defeated the Hershey Bears 4-3 in a shootout in their pre-season opener Wednesday. Jakob Silfverberg and Mika Zibanejad each scored a goal and added an assist in regulation.
Tyler Eckford gave the B-Sens the lead at 13:49 of the first. Zibanejad stretched the lead to 2-0 with a goal at 15:17 of the same period.
Barry Almeida got the Bears on the board at 14:36 of the second period, but Silfverberg put the B-Sens back ahead by two with a shorthanded tally at the 18:09 mark.
The Bears went on to erase the two-goal deficit in the third period as Adam Comrie and Joel Champagne potted goals at 1:44 and 8:32 respectively.
The game would progress to a shootout. B-Sens forwards Silfverberg, Mark Stone and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored on Bears netminder Phillip Grubauer.
Robin Lehner tended goal for Binghamton turning aside 28 of the 31 shots faced in regulation.
The B-Sens pre-season schedule continues Friday as they travel to Hershey to face the Bears at 7 p.m.
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