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B-Sens Crunch'd in Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators fell 3-2 to the Syracuse Crunch in their final visit this season to the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena.

Matthew Peca opened the scoring at the 1:04 mark of the first period in his first game back after sitting out 11 games with an injury. Danny Hobbs answered back with a goal a little over four minutes later for his second of the year with assists from Max McCormick and Buddy Robinson. Slater Koekkoek made it a 2-1 game at the midway point of the period before Mike Angelidis gave the host a two goal lead three minutes later. Binghamton went to the locker room trailing 3-1 despite outshooting Syracuse 10-9.

Robinson notched the only goal in the middle frame for his 13th of the year at the 9:28 mark. Mark Fraser sent a pass to Michael Kostka who ripped a shot from the right point that Robinson deflected past Andrei Vasilevskiy to make it 3-2. The B-Sens went the final intermission leading shots 11-8 and trailing by one goal.

Despite outshooting the Crunch during the final frame, the B-Sens were unable to tie up the game and fell 3-2.

Matt O’Connor picked up the loss stopping 21 shots faced while Vasilevskiy had 29 saves in the win.

Tickets for Sunday’s game against the Crunch are available by calling the Binghamton Senators Executive Office at (607)722-SENS(7367) during special office hours on Saturday, February 27, from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. The office is open from 8:00a.m. through the game’s second intermission on Sunday. Fans can also purchase tickets through the 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)