Hamel scored twice in his first game back in Binghamton
playing against his former team but the Adirondack
Phantoms dropped a 7-3 decision to the Binghamton
Senators Saturday night to conclude their two game
Hamel is the all-time leading scorer in Binghamton
Senators history and has eight season of 20 or more
goals. In his first two games since signing a PTO
with the Phantoms he has scored three goals. A loud
ovation was given for the very popular Hamel when
he scored his first goal and then again when he
was announced over the in-house speaker system.
Hamel played six seasons for Binghamton since 2003
and had an AHL leading 54 goals with the Senators
Ben Holmstrom scored the other goal for the Phantoms
on a play in whcih everyone in the building thought
Jon Kalinski had fired it home. But as Kalinski
swung and the puck went in it turned out that the
puck had never made it to Kalinski's stick. Holmstrom
had intercepted the puck just as Kalinski was swinging
and he poked it home from his second goal of the
Brian Stewart went the distance in the loss for
the Phantoms in his third start of the year. The
Phantoms outshot the Senators 40-36 on the night.
Ryan Keller led the way for the Sens with a pair
of goals. Corey Locke ad one goal and three assists
to earn #1 star of the game honors.
The Senators were clinging to a 2-1 lead late in
the 2nd period but a quick three goal burst in a
little over two minutes proved decisive for the
home team. Rookie Mike Hoffman finished that scoring
flurry for Binghamton with his first pro goal to
stretch the lead to 5-1.
It was the most goals allowed in a game this season
by Adirondack who will have a few days off coming
up before a three game homestand this weekend against
Toronto, Norfolk and Abbotsford.
Thursday, November 11th all veterans and their
families can get tickets for only $5. Fans bringing
a non-perishable food item as part of the team's
Salvation Army Thanksgiving Basket Drive will receive
a free kids ticket. All season ticket holders bringing
a food item receive an entry into an exclusive raffle
for an autographed Phantoms item.
The Friday, November 12th game is Faith and Family
Night with the Phantoms and a large crowd is expected.
The Saturday, November 13th game will feature Phantoms
Mini-Sticks for the first 1,000 kids (age 14 and
younger) courtesy of Hometown Chevrolet and also
the 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Guns and Hoses game
with local public safety representatives taking
on the NYPD hockey team at 3pm.
Don't be left out! Tickets for all Phantoms games
are on sale now. Discount rates are available for
groups of 15 or more. Save off the individual ticket
price by asking the Phantoms about their great group
The AHL is celebrating their 75th anniversary season
and is the top development league for the NHL. More
than 85 percent of today's NHL players are American
Hockey League graduates and more than 6 million
fans attend AHL games every year.
Come watch future NHL stars and up-and-coming Flyers
prospects with exciting Adirondack Phantoms hockey!
A variety of ticket packages for all the fast-paced
action are on sale now. The Phantoms selection of
discount ticket packages includes 3-packs, 6-packs,
12 and 22 Select Plans, full season plans and Flex
Packs. Choose the plan that works best for you!
Get your tickets at the Phantoms office inside the
Glens Falls Civic Center, online at ticketmaster.com,
or by calling the Phantoms at 518-480-3355.
Adirondack Phantoms 3 at Binghamton Senators 7
- Status: Unofficial Final
Saturday, November 6, 2010 - Broome County Veterans
Adirondack 0 1 2 - 3
Binghamton 1 4 2 - 7
1st Period-1, Binghamton, Greening 2 (Butler, Locke),
11:52. Penalties-Bourdon Adk (interference), 5:14;
Stephenson Adk (holding), 13:59.
2nd Period-2, Binghamton, Locke 4 (Greening, Butler),
1:35. 3, Adirondack, Hamel 2 (Laliberte, Lehtivuori),
13:26 (PP). 4, Binghamton, Keller 5 (Daugavins,
Locke), 16:29 (PP). 5, Binghamton, Schira 1 (Wick,
O'Brien), 17:00. 6, Binghamton, Hoffman 1 (Benoit,
Smith), 18:47. Penalties-Testwuide Adk (holding),
2:33; Butler Bng (hooking), 5:22; Marshall Adk (slashing),
10:27; Daugavins Bng (hooking), 11:49; Jancevski
Adk (cross-checking), 15:29; Testwuide Adk (roughing),
17:58; Keller Bng (roughing), 17:58.
3rd Period-7, Binghamton, Keller 6 (Daugavins,
Gryba), 3:00. 8, Binghamton, Butler 6 (Greening,
Locke), 5:25. 9, Adirondack, Holmstrom 2 (Rinaldo,
Gustafsson), 6:43 (PP). 10, Adirondack, Hamel 3
(Moore, Jancevski), 13:27. Penalties-Smith Bng (delay
of game), 6:13; Lessard Bng (elbowing), 11:11; Lessard
Bng (slashing), 13:27; Stephenson Adk (fighting),
16:54; Schira Bng (fighting), 16:54; Dziurzynski
Bng (tripping), 17:38; Bourdon Adk (fighting), 19:38;
Gryba Bng (fighting), 19:38.
Shots on Goal-Adirondack 9-13-18-40. Binghamton
Power Play Opportunities-Adirondack 2 / 6; Binghamton
1 / 5.
Goalies-Adirondack, Stewart 0-2-0 (36 shots-29 saves).
Binghamton, Brust 3-3-1 (40 shots-37 saves).
Referees-Marcus Vinnerborg (45).
Linesmen-Jim Harper (59), Judson Ritter (34).
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