7:00, December 28, 2012
Times Union Center, Albany, NY
- Bobby Butler netted a pair of power-play goals
- Devils went 2-for-6 on the power play
LATE GOAL DOWNS DEVILS
by Dan St-Jacques // 12.28.2012 // Recap
ALBANY, NY – For only the third time this month the Albany Devils failed to register a point, losing to the Binghamton Senators, 3-2, Friday at Times Union Center in front of 5,311 fans.Bobby Butler registered a pair of power-play goals, giving him 10 tallies in the last 11 games.
The Devils opened the scoring at 10:09 of the first period on a 5-on-3 power play. Gelinas fed a cross-ice pass to Butler on the doorstep for the one-time finish.
Albany was one second from taking its lead into the third, but Schneider jumped on a rebound from an Eric Gryba shot from the point as time expired. Schneider’s second of the night came at 1:21 of the third as he redirected a pass from Mark Stone from close range.
Butler brought the Devils even with his second power-play goal and his team-leading 13th tally of the season. Parse jumped on a fortunate bounce off the glass from in the Binghamton zone and he found Butler for the easy tap into an empty net.
The game winner came at 17:25 when Mike Hoffman sent a shot on goal and the rebound fell right to Silfverberg, whose shot managed to sneak passed Frazee.
The Devils, who outshot the Senators, 37-17, went 2-for-6 on the power play, while the Senators went 0-for-2.
The Devils have a quick turnaround as they travel to face the Hershey Bears Saturday at Giant Center. Fans can follow the action on ahllive.com.
Goaltenders: Jeff Frazee, Keith Kinkaid
Defenseman: Brandon Burlon, Eric Gelinas, Adam Larsson, Jay Leach, Corbin McPherson, Alexander Urbom
Forwards: Matt Anderson, Bobby Butler, Phil DeSimone, Stephen Gionta, Jacob Josefson, Scott Parse, Harri Pesonen, Tim Sestito, Mattias Tedenby, Joe Whitney, Darcy Zajac, Steve Zalewski
1st Period-1, Albany, Butler 12 (Gelinas, Josefson), 10:08 (PP).
2nd Period-2, Binghamton, Schneider 3 (Gryba, Wiercioch), 19:59.
3rd Period-3, Binghamton, Schneider 4 (Stone), 1:29. 4, Albany, Butler 13 (Parse, Zalewski), 13:21 (PP). 5, Binghamton, Silfverberg 13 (Hoffman), 17:25.
Binghamton Senators 3 at Albany Devils 2 - Status: Final
Friday, December 28, 2012 - Times Union Center
Binghamton 0 1 2 - 3
Albany 1 0 1 - 2
1st Period-1, Albany, Butler 12 (Gelinas, Josefson), 10:08 (PP). Penalties-Burlon Alb (cross-checking), 2:32; Gryba Bng (cross-checking), 9:00; Dziurzynski Bng (major - checking from behind, game misconduct - checking from behind), 9:26; Pageau Bng (hooking), 16:53.
2nd Period-2, Binghamton, Schneider 3 (Gryba, Wiercioch), 19:59. Penalties-Urbom Alb (high-sticking), 4:29; Benoit Bng (slashing), 7:32; Jessiman Bng (roughing), 10:50; Anderson Alb (roughing), 10:50.
3rd Period-3, Binghamton, Schneider 4 (Stone), 1:29. 4, Albany, Butler 13 (Parse, Zalewski), 13:21 (PP). 5, Binghamton, Silfverberg 13 (Hoffman), 17:25. Penalties-Jessiman Bng (high-sticking), 10:35; Borowiecki Bng (tripping), 12:57.
Shots on Goal-Binghamton 2-12-3-17. Albany 13-12-12-37.
Power Play Opportunities-Binghamton 0 / 2; Albany 2 / 6.
Goalies-Binghamton, Lehner 11-4-1 (37 shots-35 saves). Albany, Frazee 3-5-3 (17 shots-14 saves).
Referees-Jon McIsaac (45), Jeff Smith (49).
Linesmen-Brent Colby (7), Marty Demers (79).
by Kevin Zalaznik // 12.28.2012 // Preview
For the second straight game, the Albany Devils are meeting one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. They knocked off the second-place Springfield Falcons last night, 4-3, and welcome the fourth-place Binghamton Senators to Times Union Center tonight at 7 pm.
- Albany is tied for fourth in the Northeast Division and tied for 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 10-10-1-6 record (27 pts.) and is 4-5-0-4 at home. Binghamton is second in the East Division and fourth in the conference with a 16-7-1-2 mark (35 pts.) and is 6-4-0-2 on the road.
- Stephen Gionta, who signed with Albany on Dec. 3, registered his first goal of the season last night at Springfield. Gionta is the franchise record holder for points (138), goals (57), assists (81), shots (831) and games played (367).
- Harri Pesonen, Joe Whitney and Steve Zalewski also potted goals against the Falcons. Pesonen has registered nine points with four goals and five assists in 25 games and Whitney has posted 14 points with five goals and nine assists in 21 contests. Zalewski has tallied 11 points with three goals and eight assists.
- Binghamton is coming off a 5-3 setback against the first-place Syracuse Crunch Wednesday. Stephane Da Costa, Jakob Silfverberg and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored and Ben Biship made 39 saves on 43 shots.
- Jakob Silfverberg leads the Senators with 24 points backed by a team-high 12 goals and 12 assists. Andre Benoit is second with 21 points with nine goals and 12 assists andPatrick Wiercioch is tied for third with 17 points, including eight goals and nine assists.
March 16, 2012: Albany 2 at Binghamton 4
A second period rally by the Devils was trumped by three third-period goals by the Senators. The end result was a 4-2 Devils loss at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. Tim Sestito and Eric Gelinas both scored for the Devils and Peter Harrold registered a pair of assists. In goal, Jeff Frazee made 32 stops. For Binghamton, Andre Petersson netted a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and Craig Schira and David Dziurzynski also scored.
Tickets to tonight’s game are just $10 at the Times Union Center box office. The first 2,000 fans to arrive will receive a free Albany Devils Winter Hat. Additionally, the evening includes SEFCU College Night with $10 admission and a voucher for a $1 hot dog and a $1 soda for students. Happy Hour with $2 domestic beers will be between 6-7 pm.
Capital Region Women For Women Night
The Devils are hosting the first ever “Capital Region Women for Women Night,” which begins with a special V.I.P. reception at 5:15 pm. The event features a keynote address from University of Albany’s Women’s Basketball Head Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson (“Coach Abe”). Additionally, the Devils will honor two extraordinary women who have made an impact on the local community.