Celebrating 40

By wbng sports

September 4, 2012 Updated Sep 4, 2012 at 10:57 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton)

The number of the day is 40.
As in season number 40 of pro hockey in Binghamton. And also 40 days away from opening night for this season's Binghamton Senators.
And the team is looking to celebrate.

Today they unveiled a special patch and jersey they will wear this season, in addition to a promotion.
From now until opening night they'll be having drawing to give away special items, like these jerseys, to fans that have purchased season ticket packages.

Tom Mitchell, the team's executive VP says, " We're not done planning it yet. We have the game in January I know, but I know our crack staff is thinking of other things we can do to make this an exciting, unique year."

There are also some details of the upcoming NHL season to be resolved.
Mitchell talks about the potential work stoppage and what it would mean for his team this coming year.

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