Articles: Penguins Take 2-1 Series Lead In Third Straight OT Game
April 30, 2014
Posted by: Bob Howard
|April 30, 2014 - Binghamton Senators
BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Senators
fell 3-2 to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins despite
forcing overtime in the final period of regulation. Chuck
Kobasew redirected home a shot from Conor Sheary 7:32 into
the overtime period to give the Penguins the 2-1 series lead
heading into Game 4 of the best-of-five Eastern Conference
Nick Drazenovic opened the scoring on a five-on-three
power-play shot just under eight minutes into the first
period on a cross-ice feed from Kobasew to make it 1-0
|Corey Cowick scored shorthanded in the 3-2 loss.
Just 21 seconds later, Corey
Cowick drew the B-Sens even on a shorthanded goal when he
beat Peter Mannino high for his first tally of the
Wilkes-Barre retook the lead 2-1 at the
16:37 mark of the middle frame when Adam Payerl sent a weak
shot towards the net that beat a screened Andrew Hammond
giving the hosts the one-goal advantage heading into the
final intermission of regulation.
Jim O’Brien forced
the overtime period when he managed to get a stick on a shot
from Derek Grant with less than 10 minutes remaining in
regulation. O’Brien was playing in his first game since
Binghamton’s March 16 win over the Rochester Americans.
Hammond made plenty of quality stops in the overtime
period but failed to turn aside the deflected shot faced in
the period giving the Penguins the 3-2 win.
stopped 20 of 22 shots faced in just over 67 minutes of play
while Hammond made 30 of 33 saves in the tough overtime
Game 4 is Friday, May 2, in Wilkes-Barre
starting at 7:05p.m. Tickets are available by calling the
Penguin’s ticket office at (570) 208-7367.
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