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Senators’ Glass named top goalie for November

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass.
… The American Hockey League announced today that Jeff Glass of the Binghamton Senators has been named the Rbk X-Pulse/AHL Goaltender of the Month for November. In nine appearances, Glass was 6-2-1 with a 1.77 goals-against average, a .943 save percentage and two shutouts.

Glass began the month by making 35 saves on Nov. 2 in a 5-2 win vs. Bridgeport. One day before his 22nd birthday, he posted his first shutout of the season on Nov. 18, turning aside 28 shots in a 3-0 victory at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Glass then returned to the Wachovia Arena and stopped 36 of 37 shots in a 3-1 win over the Penguins on Nov. 23, and finished out November with a 30-save shutout of Bridgeport on Nov. 30.

In recognition of his achievement, Glass will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Senators home game.

A native of Calgary, Glass owns a record of 8-4-1 in 14 appearances for Binghamton this season and ranks first in the American Hockey League in both goals-against average (1.80) and save percentage (.940). The third-year pro was a third-round draft choice by the Ottawa Senators in 2004.

Other nominees for Rbk X-Pulse/AHL Goaltender of the Month include Albany’s Michael Leighton, Chicago’s Fred Brathwaite, Lake Erie’s Jason Bacashihua, Manchester’s Erik Ersberg, Manitoba’s Drew MacIntyre, Norfolk’s Jonathan Boutin, Philadelphia’s Scott Munroe, Portland’s Gerald Coleman, Providence’s Mike Brown, Quad City’s Brent Krahn, Rochester’s Adam Dennis, Rockford’s Corey Crawford, San Antonio’s David LeNeveu, Springfield’s Jeff Deslauriers and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Ty Conklin.