The Binghamton Senators are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. The club was founded in 2002 and plays in Binghamton, New York, USA. They work in conjunction with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League.
In Binghamton Hockey has been played professionally since the early 1970s. First, here played the Broome Dusters of the North American Hockey League 1973-1977, from which emerged the Binghamton Dusters. Between 1980 and 1990, the Binghamton Whalers were active, then as Binghamton Rangers played in the American Hockey League and until 1997 acted as a farm team of the New York Rangers. Between 1997 and 2002 there was with the B.C. Icemen of the United Hockey League only viertklassiges hockey in Binghamton.
In 2002, the management of the Ottawa Senators chose their farm team, the Prince Edward, to revive Iceland senator, has been inactive since 1996 and to relocate to Binghamton. In the first season of the B- Sens, the team reached the playoffs with 97 points, left there but in the Conference Finals against the Hamilton Bulldogs from. In the following years, this success was not initially repeated - five seasons in a row, the playoffs were not achieved. Only in the 2010/11 season the team qualified again after six years of absence for the final round. In the final series for the Calder Cup, they defeated the Houston Aeros in six games and won for the first time the Calder Cup.
Note: GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses by SOL = Shootout Losses by, Pts = Points, GF = Goals Scored, GA = Goals against
* Active player; Stand at the end of the 2010/11 season