Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020
The Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame Committee has announced the inductees for the class of 2020. Josh Hennessy, Patrice Robitaille and Charlie Jaworski will be inducted prior to the Binghamton Devils home game versus the Laval Rocket on Saturday March 21.
Josh Hennessy played with the Binghamton Senators from 2006 - 2010. During his tenure with Binghamton he was selected to play in the 2007 American Hockey League (AHL) All-Star Classic. He played in 289 games with Binghamton and scored 99 goals and added 114 assists for a total of 213 points. Hennessy also saw duty in 23 NHL games with Ottawa and the Boston Bruins.
Patrice Robitaille played with the B.C. Icemen from 1998-2002. In three seasons with the Icemen he scored 48 goals and notched 120 assists in 151 games. Robitaille also saw action in the International Hockey League with four different teams. Robitaille has remained in the area and is currently an assistant ice hockey coach with the Maine-Endwell Spartans. He played four seasons at Clarkson University and was team captain during his senior season.
Charlie Jaworski was a featured columnist and executive sports editor for the Press & Sun-Bulletin. "Jaws" started his career in Binghamton by covering the Broome Dusters beginning in their first season in 1973. He covered the pro hockey beat through 1981 and then took over the duties of assistant sports editor in 1982. His coverage spanned the Dusters, Whalers, Rangers, Icemen and Senators. His hockey coverage was widely read and heralded around the North American Hockey League, American Hockey League and United Hockey League. He passed away in 2016.