Amazingly...yeah, that would make 10 PPG for Nittel.
Nittel takes advantage of the man advantage. NJ should give this guy a good, long look (coughDevilsneedaPPguycough).
Ahonen is playing well despite giving up 3 goals in the first. According to the Rats announcer, he made a real good save...and he just made another. Interestingly, Albany has had...at most maybe 1 shot this period so far? So good thing Ahonen is playing well...
UPDATE~!: Brandon Bochenski pulled down by Teemu Kesa, the Baby Sens go on their 2nd power play. Go Ahonen!
UPDATE~! the 2nd: Penalty killed. Parise even saw some PK time, cleared a puck. Now Albany needs to go on offense...AND THEY GET A SHOT! Whoo.
OK, a very quiet 2nd period has ended. River Rats had a whopping 2 shots on Emery, compared to Binghamton's 13 shots. Cheers for Ari Ahonen for saving them all. Jeers to the Albany offense. Get it together, you're down by 1...
Pascal Rheaume put the biscuit in the basket on a delayed penalty call! Tipped over Ray Emery's shoulder. Rheaume scored his 20th goal of the season, assisted by Dean McAmmon and Zach Parise.
4-3 Senators, 5:38 left in the game. The Rats have a shot of tying this up and winning. Go Rats!!!
END UPDATE: In the final minutes of the game, the Rats had it in deep with Ahonen pulled; but the Senators got it and scored the empty net goal (Hamel from Langfield) with 51 seconds. Ahonen pulled again...but it's over. The Rats couldn't complete a comeback. Despite the score, Ahonen played well according to the commentator.
Personally, the Rats' lackluster effort in the 2nd period really messed up any momentum they had from the first and so the Pothier goal became the game winner.
Last edited by DevilFisch: 02-25-2005 at 09:16 PM.
Wait a second. Spezza. Brandon Bochenski. Anton Volchenkov. Ray Emery. Antoine Vermette. Brian Pothier. Denis Hamel. Arrrrrrrgh. Stupid deep with talent Binghamton...
Brandon Bochenski was an outstanding pick by Ottawa. What round was he picked in . . . 4th? 5th? I love the Devils' draft picks this past decade plus, but Ottawa is the King at drafting. They are nothing short of amazing.
I wonder how Brandon and Zach like going against each other. They will be doing battle for years to come when the NHL get's their **** together. He was a great finisher up in Grand Forks.