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WWII Iwo Jima Veteran to Drop Ceremonial Faceoff Tonight

November 12, 2016 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Binghamton Senators News Release

BINGHAMTON N.Y. - The Binghamton Senators continue Military Appreciation Night tonight with a special ceremonial faceoff followed by a Marine ceremony during the first intermission against the Springfield Thunderbirds.


The B-Sens are honored to have Al Rood, a WWII veteran who served at Iwo Jima, drop the ceremonial faceoff inside the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena prior to tonight's contest.


In addition, during the first intermission approximately 50 Marine enlistees from the Twin Tiers region of New York and Pennsylvania are slated to conduct an Oath of Enlistment at center ice.


Discounted tickets ARE AVAILABLE HERE  for all active, retired, and veteran military, along with their friends and families for tonight's game in honor of Military Appreciation Weekend. 


The B-Sens return home to continue Military Appreciation Weekend tonight against the Springfield Thunderbirds at 7:05 p.m. After the game, fans can enjoy a postgame skate along with a specialty Military Appreciation Weekend jersey auction. A portion of the proceeds will go to Wounded Warriors.    


Affordable ticket packages for the 2016-17 season of Binghamton Senators hockey are on sale now! For more information on tickets, including pricing and location, visit or call the Senators front office at 607-722-SENS(7367). 


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