Carkner’s overtime goal propels Binghamton to 3-2 AHL win over Toronto

UTICA, N.Y. – Matt Carkner scored 20 seconds into overtime to lead the Binghamton Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League action Friday night.

Carkner beat Marlies netminder Scott Clemmensen with eight seconds left in a power-play that carried over from the third period, giving the Senators (22-16-4-3) their fifth straight win. Binghamton has recorded points in a season high nine consecutive games.

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Denis Hamel and Geoff Waugh added goals in the Senators’ victory.

Jeremy Williams and Alex Foster, while shorthanded, countered for the Marlies (29-9-1-4), who lost for the first time in five games despite outshooting Binghamton 37-21.

Jeff Glass earned the victory with a 35-save performance for the Senators.

Clemmensen stopped 18 shots in defeat.