11/21/2008 9:21 PM
The Binghamton Senators fell victim to the Toronto Marlies power-play unit on Friday night, surrendering two 5-on-3 goals on their way to 3-0 shutout loss at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.
The shutout marked the third straight for the B-Sens, having fallen to Hershey and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton by shutout losses last weekend.
B-Sens netminder Brian Elliott turned away 35 shots in a losing effort.
Jeremy Williams netted two goals on the night to earn first-star honors. Williams buried his first goal with a wrist shot from the left faceoff dot. His second marker came with a two-man advantage, when Williams snapped a wrister from the deep left corner short side on Elliott
Staffan Kronwall tallied the final Marlies’ marker, firing a one-timer from the high slot past Elliott. Kris Newbury and Tim Stapleton each had two assists on the night.
Marlies’ netminder Adam Munro turned away 25 shots to power Toronto to the win.
The B-Sens are back in action Saturday night at home against the Philadelphia Phantoms with a game time start of 7:05 p.m. Good tickets remain for this game. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling ticket master at 722-7272, or at the Arena box office inside the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.
2008-09 full-season, half-season tickets, coupon books, 10-game, 5-game and 4-game plans are on sale. For information on ticket packages contact the Binghamton Senators’ executive office at (607) 722-SENS.