Win Streak Ends in Winston-Salem

by Brooks Hill

Winston-Salem, N.C - The Binghamton Black Bears fell on the road to the Carolina Thunderbirds for just the second time in regulation this season.  Carolina used a four-goal first period to propel themselves over the Black Bears 8-3.  

Carolina was out for revenge from Friday night’s game, and it started quickly.  The T-Birds scored four goals in the opening 10:30. Binghamton switched goaltenders and caught a little bit of a spark to end the frame.  Jesse Anderson scored his first goal of the season, and Gavin Yates followed right behind.  Binghamton was able to creep back into game at the break, trailing 4-2.   

Carolina dominated the second period, scoring all three goals.  The last bright spot came in the final frame as Nikita Ivashkin was able to score his 11th goal of the season.  

Binghamton losses in regulation for the second time this season but managed to win the season series claiming seven points to Carolina’s five.  

The Black Bears return home next weekend to take on the Danbury Hat Tricks and Watertown Wolves on Friday and Saturday night.     

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