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The St. John’s IceCaps wrap up their eight-game homestand with a two-game series against the North Division rival Binghamton Senators. The Senators have had the IceCaps’ number this season, winning four of the five games played.
The IceCaps have points in eight of the last ten games, sporting a record of 6-2-1-1, and are currently in the fourth and final playoff spot in the North Division. Jeremy Gregoire picked up his 12th point of the season last Saturday with a goal to set a season high. Stefan Matteau recorded his 75th career regular season point last Saturday. Max Friberg has three assists in the last four games. Charles Hudon is one game shy of 200 career AHL games.
The Senators are the only team mathematically eliminated from the playoffs in the North Divison. Colin White has signed with Binghamton on an ATO. White is a first-round draft pick of Ottawa (2015), and had seven goals in seven games at the 2017 World Juniors. Jason Akeson is on a five-game point streak, and has goals in four of the five. Phil Varone has nine assists in the last ten games. Chris Driedger has one win in his last ten starts.
February 15th – 6-4 BNG
The St. John’s IceCaps put up two in the third period to make it close, but fell 6-4 to the Binghamton Senators. Yannick Veilleux, Charles Hudon, Stefan Matteau, and Daniel Carr scored for St. John’s. Jack Rodewald, Max McCormick, Nick Paul, Phil Varone, Jason Akeson, and Michael Blunden scored for Binghamton. Varone, Akeson, and Blunden also chipped in with two assists for three-point nights. Ben Harpur had four assists. Yann Danis made 27 saves for the IceCaps. Andrew Hammond made 31 saves for the Senators.