Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame to
Induct Kelly, Keller and Whittenburg
March 27, 2019
Posted by: Bob Howard
|March 27, 2019 - American Hockey
League (AHL) - Binghamton Devils News Release
BINGHAMTON - The Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame Committee
announced that it will induct Chris Kelly, Ryan Keller and
Grady Whittenburg as the class of 2019. The Hall of Fame
Committee will hold a pregame ceremony prior to Saturday's
home game against Rochester.
|Ryan Keller was a key member
of the leadership for the B-Sens.
Kelly, 38, served as the
team captain of the Binghamton Senators from 2003-2005. Over
the course of three seasons in Binghamton, the Toronto, ON
native played in 208 games and tallied 56 goals and 69
assists for 125 points. Kelly played in 854 National Hockey
League games with Ottawa, Boston, and Anaheim and was
Canada's team captain at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in
Keller, served as the team captain of
the Binghamton Senators during their 2010-11 Calder Cup
winning season. The Binghamton forward appeared in 143 games
over two seasons with the Senators and posted 66 goals and
53 assists for 119 points. In the two years he played in
Binghamton, Keller lead the team in goals. During the
2010-11 playoff run, the Saskatoon native tallied 10 goals
and 15 assists for 25 points. Keller is currently the
assistant coach with the Saskatoon Blades in the Western
Whittenburg was the Director of
Broadcasting for the Binghamton Senators for 14 seasons.
After the Senators won the Calder Cup in 2010-11,
Whittenburg was selected as the James H. Ellery Award winner
for outstanding media coverage of the American Hockey
League. He now serves as the fill-in play-by-play radio
broadcaster for the Washington Capitals and has returned as
the primary play-by-play broadcaster for Cornell University
Hockey on ESPN+. Prior to his tenure with the Binghamton
Senators, the Lansing, NY native served as the voice of
Cornell Athletics for thirteen years.
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