Jeremy Wilber and Brad Becker led the way with hat tricks as the Binghamton Junior Senators crushed the Skylands Kings 13-0 in a home game at Skylands Ice World in Binghamton. Michael Padgeon and Eric Melso also had big nights with 6 points (1 goal, 5 assists) and 5 points (1 goal, 4 assists) respectively. Moreover, the Binghamton Junior Senators' offense had a big night, peppering the Kings with 62 shots throughout the game, to go along with Jeffrey Zero's shutout. The Binghamton Junior Senators took the lead early in the first on a goal from Gregory Simmons and never looked back.
Benjamin Beversdorf chipped in with 2 goals and William Darling did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the first period, Simmons opened the scoring for Binghamton with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 1:46 with helpers from his linemates, Wilber and Kepple. Becker quickly followed with a goal at 2:34 with an assist from Kepple. Wilber quickly followed with a goal at 4:10 with helpers from his linemates, Becker and Padgeon. Becker deposited a goal at 9:17 with assists from Padgeon and Wichowski. Wilber put in a goal at 17:03 with helpers from his linemates, Becker and Padgeon.
During the second period, Becker netted a goal at 2:10 with assists from Lamorre and Melso. Wilber scored a goal at 7:20 with helpers from his linemates, Padgeon and Melso. Padgeon quickly followed with a goal at 7:35 with an assist from defenseman Gresham. Espe put in a goal at 12:07 with helpers from his linemates, Becker and Padgeon. Darling quickly followed with a goal at 13:28. Beversdorf quickly followed with a goal at 14:19 with assists from his linemates, Melso and Beversdorf.
During the third period, Melso netted a goal at 0:51 with helpers from Becker and Lamorre. Beversdorf put in a goal at 5:37 with assists from Melso and Darling.
The Junior Senators’ victory was in no doubt helped out by Zero’s shutout, as he stopped all 19 of the shots he faced. Zero’s counterpart, Sears, also had a big night, managing to stop 34 of 41, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Binghamton Junior Senators’ record to (15-3-0-1).