While an online search for "Denis Hamel - Binghamton Senators" will show you mostly statistics and records, like B-Sens franchise leader in goals and points, what it won't show you is the impact that he had in the community.
While spending parts of six seasons in Binghamton caused Hamel to consider this his second hometown, he knew that being a professional hockey player meant more than performing between the boards. While in the Southern Tier Hamel spent time working with the Magic Paintbrush Project, raising money for Breast Cancer Research, and visiting sick children in the hospital, among many others.
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