Binghamton, NY - The Binghamton Senators organization has released their schedule format for the 2009-10 American Hockey League season.
The B-Sens face their East Division opponents for 50 of the 80 games of the 2009-10 season. They are joined in the division this season by the Syracuse Crunch, formerly of the North Division in the AHL’s Western Conference and will face each other eight times (four home, four away).
The B-Sens will only see action versus three opponents from the AHL’s Western Conference this season, all from the North Division. They battle the Rochester Americans a total of ten times (five home, five away), while facing the Hamilton Bulldogs and Toronto Marlies for two games each (two home, two away).
The breakdown of Binghamton’s 2009-10 opponents are as follows:
Albany River Rats (4 home, 4 away)
Adirondack Phantoms (5 home, 5 away)
Syracuse Crunch (4 home, 4 away)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (4 home, 4 away)
Hershey Bears (4 home, 4 away)
Norfolk Admirals (4 home, 4 away)
Portland Pirates (1 home, 1 away)
Manchester Monarchs (1 home, 1 away)
Lowell Devils (1 home, 1 away)
Worcester Sharks (1 home, 1 away)
Providence Bruins (1 home, 1 away)
Springfield Falcons (1 home, 1 away)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (1 home, 1 away)
Hartford Wolf Pack (1 home, 1 away)
Rochester Americans (5 home, 5 away)
Hamilton Bulldogs (1 home, 1 away)
Toronto Marlies (1 home, 1 away)
The B-Sens home opener is scheduled for October 3rd. The Binghamton Senators and the AHL will announce their full 2009-10 season schedule at a later date.
In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 84 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the eighth year in a row, more than 6 million fans attended AHL games across North America in 2008-09.
2008-09 full-season, half-season tickets, coupon books, and 10-game plans are on sale now. For more information on ticket packages please contact the Binghamton Senators’ executive offices at (607) 722-SENS.