B-Sens sign five to AHL contracts

The Binghamton Senators announced Friday they have signed four skaters and one goaltender to one-year American Hockey League contracts for the 2015-16 season.


Goaltender Scott Greenham will return after spending parts of the past two seasons with the B-Sens. Greenham, 28, appeared in 29 games for Binghamton last season posting a 15-11-2 record along with a 2.77 goals-against average and 0.916 save percentage. In 35 career games with the B-Sens, Greenham has compiled a 19-11-3 record with a 2.73 GAA and a 0.916 save percentage.
Forward Danny Hobbs, who appeared in 27 games with the B-Sens last season tallying three goals and seven points, rejoins the team for the 2015-16 season. Originally drafted by the New York Rangers in the seventh round of the 2007 NHL Entry Level Draft, Hobbs has posted 10 points (four goals, six assists) in 40 career AHL games all with Binghamton.
Defenseman Nick Tuzzolino rejoins the B-Sens after finishing up the 2014-15 season on a professional tryout with the team. Tuzzolino, 29, appeared in ten games with Binghamton tallying one assist while adding 23 penalty minutes. Originally drafted by the New York Islanders in the seventh round of the 2005 NHL Entry Level Draft, the Buffalo, N.Y. native, has played in 100 AHL contests between Portland, Abbotsford, Rochester, Lake Erie, Utica and Binghamton totaling six goals and eight assists.
Ryan Penny joins the B-Sens following five seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The 6-1, 198lbs forward played a majority of his 305 games in the QMJHL with the Moncton Wildcats totaling 78 goals and 76 assists for 154 points while adding 185 penalty minutes. Following a trade to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in the middle of the 2013-14 season, the 20-year-old native of Fall River, NS, established career highs during the 2014-15 season in goals (32), assists (38) and points (70). Penny has added 17 points (nine goals, eight assists) in 29 games played in the QMJHL playoffs. 
Defenseman Chris Carlisle joins Binghamton after spending the past four seasons with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. The 20-year-old native of Fort Lee, N.J., achieved career highs last season in all major statistical categories tallying 44 points (seven goals, 37 assists) in 68 games played. In 226 career games with Oshawa, Carlisle totaled 17 goals and 73 assists for 90 points as well as adding 10 assists in 33 career playoff contests.