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Senators veto Amerks’ streak

Denis Hamel capped a three-point night by setting up Christoph Schubert‘s goal 1:57 into overtime, giving Binghamton a 4-3 win in Rochester and ending the Americans’ 17-game home winning streak.

Hamel, who played four seasons in Rochester (1997-2000, 2002-03), finished with a goal and two assists. He is tied for second in the AHL with 31 goals this season.

Jason Spezza added two assists for the Sens, upping his league-leading totals to 62 assists and 87 points.

Rochester, which also saw an eight-game overall winning streak come to an end, has still earned a point in 19 straight home contests (17-0-1-1) since a 4-1 regulation loss to Milwaukee on Dec. 10.

The Amerks led 3-1 when Pat Kavanagh and Josh Langfeld scored 19 seconds apart early in the second period to tie the game.

Schubert’s goal was the 10th of the season for the defenseman and his fifth game-winner. Binghamton has won eight overtime games on the year.

Elsewhere on Wednesday:
Jay McClement scored two goals and added three assists to lead Worcester to a 7-3 victory over Portland… Josh Green broke a 2-all tie with 1:18 left in regulation, sending Manitoba to a 4-2 win at Grand Rapids and ending the Moose’s five-game losing streak… Scott Clemmensen made 49 saves but Hamilton scored on two of three shootout attempts to get past Albany, 3-2… Jon Sim scored twice and Antero Niittymaki made 31 saves as Philadelphia beat Lowell, 2-0… Mark Hartigan recorded two goals and one assist as Syracuse crept closer to a playoff spot with a 4-2 win over visiting Edmonton… Dieter Kochan made 33 saves for Bridgeport in a 3-2 win over Providence… Mike Cammalleri and Brad Smyth each picked up a goal and an assist as Manchester beat Springfield, 3-1… Former Aero Travis Roche recorded a goal and an assist to help Chicago past Houston, 3-1… Hartford scored three times in the third period and killed off 11 shorthanded situations on the night to knock off Utah, 3-0.