The overtime magic continued for Binghamton tonight as Ryan Potulny capped off an incredible five point night with a game winner in the first overtime period. Bingo had a 4-1 lead that they let slip but for the fourth time in the series Bingo registered an overtime win and will move on to Round 2.
Down 3-1 in their first round series against the Manchester Monarchs, it looked like the Binghamton Senators were about to face a disappointing first round exit. But with Robin Lehner between the pipes, the BSens have won two straight games and now face a seventh and deciding game later tonight.
The game can be heard live on the Team 1200.
The Binghamton Senators will look to avoid elimination for the second straight game when they play game six of their series with the Manchester Monarchs.
The Monarchs lead the series 3-2.
(UPDATE 9:59 PM)- The Binghamton Senators picked up a huge overtime win in Game 5 to extend their series to a sixth game in Manchester. Kaspars Daugavins scored the winning goal. The SensChirp Bingo road trip dream lives on. Go BSens Go!
(UPDATE 11:09 AM)-According to Binghamton Senators reporter Joy Lindsay, it sounds like Robin Lehner will make his first pro playoff start tonight against Manchester. Great opportunity for the young goaltender to get some valuable experience.
The International Scouting Service released their latest rankings and there are some interesting difference between their list and the top North American Skaters according to the NHL Central Scouting earlier this month.
One thing that remained unchanged was #1, Ryan Nugent Hopkins was tops on both lists.
With the late season signing of Craig Anderson, the Ottawa Senators have solidified their number one goalie for next season. Having Anderson in the fold long term will make the starting goalie decision much easier for the Sens next head coach.
But for Bryan Murray, one of his off season priorities will be tracking down a guy who can play the role of back up next season.