Binghamton tops Aeros to claim Calder Cup
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The Aeros came up a bit short in their quest for the Calder Cup. Binghamton topped Houston 3-2 in Game 6 Tuesday night to win the Finals four games to two.It was all tied up at two goals apiece when the Senators' Ryan Keller broke the tie for the deciding goal at the 9:09 mark of the third period.
Houston's Jon DiSalvatore and J.M. Daoust scored power play goals in the second period to give the Aeros a 2-1 lead before Binghamton's Bobby Butler tied the game at 2-2, leading to Keller's game-winner.
Senators goaltender Robin Lehner earned the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as the most valuable player of the 2011 Calder Cup Playoffs. He finished with 34 stops in the win. Matt Hackett suffered the loss and made 24 saves.
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