Behind the Boards: Stone gets his shot

By Travis Eldridge

January 2, 2014 Updated Jan 2, 2014 at 11:10 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Senators won their fifth straight game on New Year's Eve, without one of their key point producers. Earlier in the week Mark Stone was recalled by Ottawa, because of an injury to Chris Neil.

All season, coach Luke Richardson has preached to his players, be ready because you never know when there will be an opportunity at the next level.

For Stone, he put himself in a position to take advantage of that chance. In 19 games this season, he has 18 points for the B-Sens.

That production led the Binghamton coaching staff to relay good information up to the club in Ottawa.

"We've definitely let them know that Mark has been a great player, real solid and consistent," Richardson said after Tuesday's game. "He's been scoring some points, and been creating even more chances. He probably should have more points, so I think they were looking to give him and chance and he's stayed healthy for a while, which is a great thing for him."

Stone suited up for Ottawa on Thursday night and got four shots on goal in 8:27 of ice time in a win over Winnipeg.

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