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B-Sens Can't Top Devils; Fall 2-1 in OT

April 1, 2016 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Binghamton Senators News Release

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. "" The Binghamton Senators fell 2-1 to the Albany Devils for their second consecutive overtime loss against their North Division rival.

Brian O'Neill opened the scoring after he backhanded home a rebound from Brandon Burlon's shot 5:39 into the first period to give the Devils the early 1-0 lead. The lead did not last long after Max McCormick managed to even the score 1-1 less than two minutes later knocking home his 12th strike of the year on Binghamton's first power-play chance of the evening. The Devils outshot their hosts 12-9 over the first 20 minutes with the teams heading into the intermission even at a goal apiece.

Goaltenders Chris Driedger and Scott Wedgewood stood tall over the next 40 minutes of playing stopping 20 and 17 shots, respectively, to force the game to overtime to decide a winner.

Former B-Sen, Jim O'Brien, quickly ended the extra time with his 18th goal of the year just 22 seconds in to give Albany the 2-1 win.

Driedger had 31 saves in the losing effort while Wedgewood stopped 25 shots to earn the win.

The B-Sens are back on home ice tomorrow night against the Utica Comets for a 7:05p.m. puck drop. Fans can purchase tickets by calling the B-Sens Executive Office Saturday from 8:00a.m. "" the game's second intermission. Fans can also purchase tickets through the Arena Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets during normal business hours by visiting or at 1-800-745-3000.

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