by Hat Tricks Staff

BINGHAMTON, NY - The Danbury Hat Tricks (29-15-3, 85 pts) head to New York to face the Binghamton Black Bears (24-18-2, 71 pts) on Saturday night.

In Friday night’s win, the Hat Tricks started strong by scoring the first three goals of the game and leading 4-1 after one period.

Binghamton clawed back to make it a one-goal game late in the third, but the Hat Tricks held on to win 7-5 with an empty-net goal.

The teams continue a stretch of four-consecutive games against each other. Next weekend, they will complete another home-and-home.

The final stretch of the season for the Hat Tricks features seven of the final 16 games against Binghamton. That started on Friday night with a win for Danbury.

Puck drop on Saturday is at 7 p.m. and can be seen on the Binghamton YouTube channel.