Gregory Simmons led the way with a hat trick as the Binghamton Junior Senators crushed the Roc City Royals 15-0 in a home game at Ice House Sports Complex in Binghamton. Brad Becker, Domink Bogdziul, Thomas Mandel Jr. and Ryan Reifler also had big nights with 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists), 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists), 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) and 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) respectively. Moreover, Colin Burgess posted a shutout, stopping all 13 of the Royals shots throughout the game. The Binghamton Junior Senators took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Thomas Mandel Jr. and never looked back.
Michael Padgeon chipped in with 2 goals and Jeremy Wilber contributed with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist).
In the first, Mandel Jr. opened the scoring for Binghamton with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 5:37 with a helper from Bogdziul. Wilber quickly followed with a goal at 6:50 with assists from his linemates, Smith and Randall. Padgeon quickly followed with a goal at 8:00 with a helper from his teammate Melso. Wilber netted a goal at 11:10 with assists from Randall and Lamorre. Becker quickly followed with a goal at 12:43 with helpers from his linemates, Reifler and Bogdziul. Becker put in a goal at 15:00 with assists from his linemates, Reifler and Bogdziul. Simmons deposited a goal at 19:53 with a helper from Mandel Jr.
In the second period, Reifler scored a goal at 2:55 with an assist from Becker. Lamorre netted a goal at 5:57 with helpers from Wilber and Smith. Melso put in a goal at 9:05 with an assist from defenseman Lamorre. O’connor deposited a goal at 11:42 with helpers from Becker and Reifler. Simmons quickly followed with a goal at 12:06 with an assist from his linemate Mandel Jr. Bogdziul put in a goal at 16:15 with helpers from Becker and O’connor.
In the third period, Padgeon netted a goal at 11:37 with an assist from defenseman Dzhangarashev. Simmons scored a goal at 19:42 with helpers from Mandel Jr. and Gresham.
Binghamton’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Burgess’ shutout, as he stopped all 13 of the shots he faced. Burgess’ counterpart, Peters, also had a big night, managing to stop 57 of 72, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Binghamton Junior Senators’ record to (27-3-0-3).