Hamel, 26, drew attention in Binghamton last season when he was accused by B-Sens goalie Ray Emery, who is black, of directing a racial slur at him. Emery retaliated for the alleged slur by jumping Hamel during a postgame brawl March 5 at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.
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