Let's take a brief moment to pan around the world of hockey and see how Senators prospects and affiliates are faring in their playoff quests.
Ben Harpur - Harpur is off to the OHL Final as his Guelph Storm dispatched the Erie Otters in five games to win the Ontario League's Western Conference. Harpur had an assist and was plus-1 in a 5-0 Guelph win to punch their ticket through to the final where they will take on the North Bay Battalion. In 15 games Harpur has five points from the blueline and is tops amongst Guelph defencemen with a plus-16. Game one is set for May 1 in Guelph.
Curtis Lazar - Lazar had an assist for the Edmonton Oil Kings in their 4-3 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday night to clinch their place in the WHL Final where they will take on the Portland Winterhawks. Lazar was named MVP of the Eastern Conference Final with his four goals and two assists in five games to bring his playoff scoring to seven goals and 17 points in 14 games. Game one will take place on May 3 in Portland.
Binghamton Senators - The Binghamton Senators evened up their round one series with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night with a comeback victory capped in OT by a Stéphane Da Costa game winner, his second goal of the game. The B-Sens also got goals from Chris Wideman and Mark Stone in the win while Andrew Hammond stopped 23 shots in the 4-3 win for his first playoff victory as a professional goaltender. Game one saw the Penguins take a 1-0 series lead with an overtime win of their own. The B-Sens hit the road for game three in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 30.
Sens TV has the highlights from games one and two. Watch below...
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