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B-Sens skid hits 4 in loss to Amercks

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators fell 3-1 to the Rochester Americans in their first game of a three-in-three weekend pushing their losing streak to four straight games.

Colby Robak scored his first goal of the of the year on the power play to give the host a 1-0 lead with less than 30 seconds remaining in the opening frame. Rochester took the lead into the first intermission outshooting the B-Sens 14-8.

Rochester doubled their lead just before the midway point of the second when Justin Dupuy wristed home his first of the year. Binghamton managed to cut the lead to 2-1 with just over five minutes to play in the period when Patrick Mullen completed a shorthanded 2-on-1 rush off an assist from Max McCormick. Jack Nevins restored the hosts’ two-goal lead with 54 seconds to play in the period with an even-strength marker off assists from Matt Ellis and Matt Garbowsky.

The B-Sens failed to close the gap over the final 20 minutes of play as the final score stuck with the Amerks holding a 3-1 advantage.

Nathan Lieuwen stopped 27 of 28 shots faced to earn the victory while Driedger fell to 3-2-0 on the season allowing three goals on 28 shots faced.

Binghamton returns to home tomorrow night, November 7, when they host the Toronto Marlies at 7:05p.m. Tickets are available by calling the Binghamton Senators Executive Office at (607) 722-7367 from 8:00a.m. until the second intermission. Fans can also purchase tickets through the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets during normal business hours by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or at 1-800-745-3000.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Senators)