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CHECKERS DOUBLE UP ON B-SENS 4-2

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01/02/2011 5:27 PM -

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The B-Sens entered their 3 p.m. matinee with the Charlotte Checkers looking to build on their momentum after shutting out the East Division rivals the previous night, 3-0.  Unable to muster any offense until the third period of play, Binghamton ultimately fell to the Checkers 4-2. 

The Checkers struck first as Jerome Samson buried his team leading 18th goal of the season, off a Jon Matsumoto feed at 13:07 of the first period. 

In the second period of play, following a Charlotte rush B-Sens net minder Barry Brust cleared the puck into the corner not realizing that Checkers forward Matthew Pistilli was there to pick it up.  Pistilli centered the puck to teammate Oskar Osala, who then beat Brust with his eighth goal of the season, giving the Checkers a 2-0 lead just 2:06 into the period. 

Moments later, Binghamton thought they had pulled within one as defenseman Geoff Kinrade’s shot from the red line bounced off a stanchion into a wide open goal, as Checkers’ goaltender Justin Pogge had moved behind the net, where he had anticipated playing the puck.  The goal was ultimately waved off by referee Terry Koharski who stated that the B-Sens were off-side on the play.

2:15 into the final period Matsumoto beat Brust with his tenth goal of the season, earning his second point of the night, to give his team a commanding 3-0 advantage. 

Around the six minute mark, the B-Sens tallied a quick pair of goals to pull within one.  Andre Benoit deflected a Corey Locke shot over the blocker of Pogge to put Binghamton on the board.  Just 78 seconds later the captain, Ryan Keller, scored his eleventh goal of the season to narrow the scoring gap, 3-2.

Charlotte’s Chris Terry answered at 13:13 of the period, beating Brust over his blocker arm to help Charlotte regain their two-goal lead.   

With 50 seconds remaining in the game Keller was issued a penalty shot after a Charlotte defenseman closed his hand over the puck on a Binghamton scoring opportunity.  Keller was unable to convert, shooting the puck wide on Pogge, who went on to make 34 saves, as the Checkers earned their 20th victory of the season.

The B-Sens return to action Friday, Jan. 7 as they host the Syracuse Crunch.  Game time is 7:05 p.m.  

-Go B-Sens Go-



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