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WBS Pens Turned Back by Senators

Friday, 01.04.2013 / 10:27 PM / Features
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WBS Pens Turned Back by Senators

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fired 44 shots on Binghamton goalie Robin Lehner, but it was the Senators prevailing, 3-1, at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

The Penguins enjoyed a 1-0 lead in the first period when Beau Bennett led a rush and picked a corner on Lehner at 8:21 for his sixth goal of the season.

The Senators came back to even the score with 3:30 remaining until the intermission as Derek Grant was left alone in front of the Penguins net and tapped a backdoor feed from Mark Stone past Jeff Zatkoff.

With the game knotted at one in the second period and the Senators skating on a two-man advantage, Binghamton took its first lead when Mike Hoffman buried Stephane Da Costa’s cross-ice pass at 11:19.

Hugh Jessiman would provide an insurance goal six minutes into the third with a long wrist shot through traffic that found the back of the net.

The Penguins were not without their opportunities, having nine power plays in the game including two separate 5-on-3 advantages.

Lehner continued his stellar play this season against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, finishing the game with 43 saves and allowing only his fifth goal in four starts versus the Penguins.

Zatkoff’s record fell to 11-11-0 as he made 12 saves on the night.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins return home to take on the Worcester Sharks on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 7:05 p.m. It is Pink in the Rink Night on Saturday in association with the American Cancer Society.

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