Tag Archives: AHL playoffs

PUT AWAY YOUR CHECKERS

Charlotte Checkers   VERSUS   Binghampton

OT GOAL SENDS SENS TO FINALS, ENDS CHARLOTTE’S SEASON
Checkers finish with longest playoff run by Hurricanes AHL affiliate

BINGHAMTON, N.Y.  Despite a game-tying goal by Chris Terry with 1:24 left in the third period, the Binghamton Senators got a goal by Ryan Keller at 13:05 of overtime to win the game, 4-3, and Eastern Conference Final series, 4-0.

With the win, the Senators become the first Binghamton-based team to reach the Calder Cup Finals since the 1981-82 Whalers. Binghamton also becomes the first team since the 1974-75 New Haven Nighthawks to reach the Calder Cup Finals after finishing fifth in its division during the regular season.

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NO TIME FOR SLUMPING NOW

   VERSUS   

CHECKERS BLANKED BY SENS IN GAME 2 

Binghamton leads best-of-7 series 2-0; Game 3 Tuesday in N.Y.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Robin Lehner stopped all 33 shots he faced as the Charlotte Checkers were shutout by the Binghamton Senators, 3-0, on Friday evening.

With the loss, the Checkers are now down 0-2 in the best-of-seven series. Game 3 from Binghamton will be on Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.

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