03/23/2013 8:12 PM
Binghamton, New York – The Binghamton Senators defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 4-2 on Saturday night at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. Mark Stone scored two goals and Stephane Da Costa scored the game-winner for the Senators.
The game was scoreless after the opening frame with the Bulldogs outshooting the Senators 9-7.
Binghamton opened the scoring at 6:19 of the second period on a tally by Wacey Hamilton. The puck was dumped into the offensive zone and then was thrown out in front of the net to Hamilton who one-timed the shot over the shoulder of Hamilton Bulldogs starting goaltender Dustin Tokarski.
Hamilton tied the score at 13:42 of the second stanza as Frederic St. Denis let a shot go from the slot which flew over the glove of Binghamton Senators starting goaltender Nathan Lawson.
The Senators took a 2-1 lead at 1:57 of the third period as Mark Stone put a shot under the crossbar over the glove of Tokarski.
The ‘Dogs tied the score at 7:50 of the third frame on a power-play maker by Greg Pateryn who leaned into a shot and rifled the puck over Lawson into the roof of the net.
The Sens took a 3-2 lead on the power play at 14:31 of the third as Stephane Da Costa blasted a slapper from the top of the circle and the puck went off the post and in behind Tokarski.
Stone added an empty netter at 19:38 of the third period for his second goal of the game.
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1. BNG – Wacey Hamilton – 4 – (Shane Prince) – 6:19
2. HAM – Frederic St-Denis – 5 – (Joey Tenute, Alex Belzile) – 13:42
3. BNG – Mark Stone – 10 – (Mike Hoffman, Chris Wideman) – 1:57
4. HAM – Greg Pateryn – 5 – (Nathan Beaulieu, Alex Belzile) – 7:50 (PP)
5. BNG – Stephane Da Costa – 12 – (Mike Hoffman, Chris Wideman) – 14:31 (PP)
6. BNG – Mark Stone – 11 – (Brett Lebda, Mark Borowiecki) – 19:38 (EN)
Binghamton: Nathan Lawson (W – 29 shots, 27 saves)
Hamilton: Dustin Tokarski (L - 23 shots, 20 saves)
1. BNG – Stephane Da Costa (1 goal +1, 2 shots)
2. BNG – Mike Hoffman (2 assists, +1, 2 shots)
3. BNG – Chris Wideman (2 assists, +2, 2 shots)
Dan Lawrie Insurance Premium Player of the Game: Alex Belzile