Articles: Penalties Doom Binghamton in Game 4, Penguins Take Series 3-1
May 2, 2014
Posted by: Bob Howard
|May 2, 2014 - Binghamton Senators
BINGHAMTON, NY - The Binghamton Senators
fell 5-1 in Game 4 of its Eastern Conference Quarterfinal
matchup against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, giving
the Penguins the 3-1 series win. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
jumped out to a 4-0 lead during the second period and
Binghamton never was able to recover.
Chuck Kobasew opened the scoring against the B-Sens on the
power play 11:38 into the opening period. The referees
needed to review the film but ultimately came to the
conclusion the Kobasew's wrister beat Andrew Hammond up high
to give the hosts the 1-0 lead. The Penguins held the
one-goal advantage heading into the game's first
intermission with Peter Mannino stopping all 13 Binghamton
shots faced in the opening 20 minutes of play.
|Shane Price scored the lone goal for the B-Sens in the series ending game.
Dumoulin extended the Penguins lead to 2-0 just 1:19 into
the 2nd period on another power-play goal before Dominik
Uher notched his first goal of the playoffs to push the
score to 3-0 just nine minutes into the middle frame.
Andrew Ebbett extended Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's lead to
four when he managed to put the puck past Hammond with less
than three minutes remaining in the period.
Binghamton came out in the third with a lot of pressure and
managed to beat Mannino just seconds into a power-play
opportunity making the score 4-1. However, Mannino stifled
all of Binghamton's chances from there on out.
Zolnierczyk added an empty-net goal with just over two
minutes remaining, advancing the Penguins to the Eastern
Hammond stopped 19 of 23
shots faced while Mannino shined, stopping 26 of 27 to earn
his third victory of the postseason. Shane Prince scored
Binghamton's lone goal while Andrew Ebbett lead the Penguins
with a goal and two assists. Dumoulin and Kobasew added a
goal and an assist to guide Wilkes-Barre past Binghamton for
the second straight year to open the Calder Cup Playoffs.
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