ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - St. John's IceCaps goaltender Ed Pasquale stole the show Saturday.
Pasquale had a 24-save shutout as the IceCaps blanked the Binghamton Senators 1-0.
"He was big tonight, as well as last night," said forward Ben Maxwell, referring to Pasquale's 21-save performance in the IceCaps 4-2 win on Friday. "We needed him to do that tonight, obviously, as we only had the one goal."
Eric O'Dell was the lone scorer for the IceCaps (21-22-3).
Robin Lehner made 29 saves for the Senators (27-12-4).
St. John's hadn't won back-to-back home games at all this season.
"We were saying before the game, that I think in ten home stands so far, we've split all them or lost both of them," said Pasquale.
Binghamton was missing several players who are playing with the Ottawa Senators since the end of the lockout, including talented forwards Mika Zibanejad and Jakob Silfverberg.
"They're a good team," said Pasquale. "They're missing a few players with the NHL back on, but you have to play them hard every night and I thought we played well both games."
The Senators were also without leading scorer Mike Hoffman and rookie Mark Stone.
"I've said here now that if you're going to be a team that pushes for the playoffs and has any chance of success, you've got to win at home," said IceCaps head coach Keith McCambridge. "To get the back-to-back wins was important for where we are at right now."
McCambridge was happy with his team's consistency this weekend, with the exception of a small portion of the game.
"When I look at the game, the second period was the only time we really let off in the game," he said. "For the majority of the game, I thought our focus was where it needed to be, and that was getting the two points."
St. John's went 1 for 7 on the power play and the Senators were 0 for 3.
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