The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies 7-3 Friday night. Reid Boucher picked up right where he left off last season and potted a rebound for the first goal of the night on the power play 59 seconds into the game. Zack MacEwen and Tanner MacMaster tallied the assists. Jordan Subban evened the game up at one just fifty seconds into the second period with a power play goal of his own. Pierre Engvall gave the Marlies their first lead of the night five minutes later with a laser shot from the left circle. Timothy Liljegren extended the lead to 3-1, 90 seconds later off of a faceoff. Trevor Moore capitalized on a breakaway off a neutral zone miscue to make it 4-1 with six minutes to go in the second. Zack MacEwen pulled the Comets within two. Boucher netted his second of the night three minutes into the third period, converting on a beautiful tic-tac-toe play with Tanner MacMaster and Ashton Sautner to bring the Comets to within one. Carl Grundstrom restored the Marlies two-goal lead, firing a shot through a screen that found its way past Bachman. Trevor Moore and Josh Jooris added late shorthanded goals to put the game out of reach for the Comets. Bachman finished with 32 saves and his record starts the season at 0-1-0.
The Utica Comets topped the Belleville Senators 3-1 on Saturday night. Former Comet Joseph LaBate gave the visitors a 1-0 lead 3:35 into the second period, stuffing a rebound off the end wall past Bachman. The Comets responded 10 seconds later courtesy of a one-timer from Brendan Gaunce after a backhand saucer pass from Jonathan Dahlen. Reid Boucher gave the Comets their first lead of the night with a bullet over the shoulder of McKenna while Utica operated on its only power play of the night. An assist for Olli Juolevi on the play marked his first AHL point. Taking momentum entirely, the Comets killed off a seven-minute penalty in the third period and completely smothered Belleville’s chances at a comeback. Darren Archibald sealed the win with an empty-net goal with 10 seconds to go in the game.
Reid Boucher struck twice and Adam Gaudette scored his first career goal but it wasn’t enough as the Comets were topped 4-3 by the Charlotte Checkers Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center.
Reid Boucher and Adam Gaudette each tallied three points and a total of six different Comets scored en route to a 7-4 Comets victory over the Toronto Marlies Saturday evening at the Coca-Cola Coliseum. Ivan Kulbakov finished with 30 saves to earn his first career AHL victory.
Reid Boucher and the Comets offense stayed hot for the second night against the Toronto Marlies as five players scored en route to a 5-3 win Sunday evening at the Coca-Cola Coliseum. Boucher has now scored in each of the Comets five games this season and leads the league with eight goals. Ivan Kulbakov stopped 38 shots to earn his second straight win.
Utica surrendered three power play goals in the first period and was unable to climb out of the hole as they fell 6-1 to the Rochester Americans on Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The sold-out game was the 120th consecutive regular season sell-out for the Comets tying the AHL record, the Comets seek to break that record at Friday’s game. Rookie defenseman Olli Juolevi scored his first AHL goal in the loss. Richard Bachman finished with 24 saves and his record falls to 1-3-0.
The Comets were unable to overcome an early deficit as they fell 4-3 to the Cleveland Monsters Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Darren Archibald tied the Comets record for career goals with a power play goal in the second period in the loss. Ivan Kulbakov finished with 20 saves and his record falls to 2-1-0 on the season.
The Utica Comets jumped out to a 3-0 lead midway through the second period and never looked back as they topped the Syracuse Crunch 4-3 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. Darren Archibald’s second period goal broke the Comets record for career goals, passing Alexandre Grenier’s previous record of 67. Ivan Kulbakov finished with 35 saves and his record improves to 3-1-0 on the season.
Charlotte jumped out to a 3-0 lead and Scott Darling stopped 25 of 26 shots in a dominating performance as the Comets fell 3-1 to the Checkers Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero netted his first goal as a Comet in the loss. Ivan Kulbakov finished with 23 saves and his record fell to 3-2-0.
The Utica Comets were unable to muster up any offense as they fell 4-0 to the Rochester Americans Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. Richard Bachman stopped 20 shots and his record fell to 1-4-0 on the year.
Jonathan Dahlen, Zack MacEwen, and Michael Carcone all scored as the Comets topped the Laval Rocket 3-1 Friday night at Place Bell. Ivan Kulbakov stopped 31 of 32 shots to improve his record to 4-2-0.
It was a defensive battle throughout the entire game but the Utica Comets ultimately fell to the Laval Rocket 2-1 in overtime Saturday afternoon at Place Bell. Cam Darcy scored the lone Comets goal and Ivan Kulbakov stopped 33 shots in the loss as his record fell to 4-2-1.
The Comets jumped out to an early lead but Laval stormed back with three goals in the second to take control as Utica fell 4-3 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero scored twice for the Comets and Ivan Kulbakov stopped 18 shots as his record fell to 4-3-1.
After falling behind 3-1, the Comets rallied with two goals in the third to send the game to extra time and eventually topped the Hartford Wolf Pack 4-3 in a shootout on Purple Heart Military Night Friday at the Adirondack Bank Center. Zack MacEwen, Lukas Jasek, and Jonah Gadjovich all scored for the Comets. The goal was Gadjovich’s first AHL goal. Ivan Kulbakov stopped 34 shots to improve to 5-3-1.
The Comets surrendered four goals in the opening frame as they fell 5-1 to the Binghamton Devils Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veteran’s Memorial Arena. Lukas Jasek scored for the Comets. Ivan Kulbakov took the loss in net, stopping 8 of 11 shots before being replaced by Connor LaCouvee.
Despite scoring four power play goals, the Utica Comets fell to the Belleville Senators 5-4 in a shootout Wednesday night at CAA Arena. Tanner Kero struck twice and Zack MacEwen and Michael Carcone also found the net for Utica. Ivan Kulbakov made 27 saves and his record fell to 5-4-2.
Despite throwing 34 shots on goal, the Comets were shutout 4-0 by the Syracuse Crunch Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Ivan Kulbakov got the start but was pulled in favor of Connor LaCouvee after surrendering 3 goals on 13 shots. Kulbakov’s record falls to 5-5-2 on the season.
A strong first period wasn’t enough for Utica as they surrendered five unanswered goals in a 6-3 loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night at the XL Center. Reid Boucher, Ashton Sautner, and Lukas Jasek found the net for the Comets. Connor LaCouvee made his first AHL start, stopping 23 shots in the loss.
The Comets rallied for two goals in the third period to come away with a 3-2 victory over the Laval Rocket Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Michael Carcone, Dylan Blujus, and Evan McEneny scored for the Comets. Thatcher Demko made his first start of the season, stopping 19 shots to pick up the win. Petrus Palmu earned his first AHL point with an assist in the third period.
Richard Bachman made 43 saves and Michael Carcone scored twice as the Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a 5-4 final on Friday at Blue Cross Arena. Cam Darcy, Zack MacEwen, and Brendan Gaunce chipped in goals as well.
Cam Darcy scored his second game-winning goal in as many nights and Thatcher Demko made 26 saves as the Utica Comets earned their third straight win Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jonathan Dahlen, Tanner Kero, Cam Darcy, and Brendan Gaunce all scored for Utica. Kero’s goal was his 100th career AHL point.
The Utica Comets had their three-game winning streak come to an end after a 4-2 loss at the hands of the Binghamton Devils on Wednesday night at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Brendan Gaunce and Zack MacEwen scored for the Comets. Thatcher Demko stopped 23 shots in the loss.
The Utica Comets earned goals from Tanner Kero and Tony Cameranesi, but the timely attack of the Belleville Senators toppled the Comets by a 4-2 margin on Friday night at CAA Arena.
A red-hot power play that scored three times propelled the Utica Comets to a 5-4 win over the Laval Rocket on Saturday at Bell Place. Tanner Kero, Darren Archibald, Zack MacEwen, Evan McEneny, and Brendan Gaunce scored for the Comets. Richard Bachman made 29 saves to pick up the win.
The Utica Comets generated a late surge in the third period, but couldn’t overcome the Rochester Americans in a 5-2 loss on Wednesday at Blue Cross Arena. Reid Boucher and Jonathan Dahlen scored for the Comets. Thatcher Demko made 22 saves in the loss.
Jonathan Dahlen scored twice as the Comets scored four unanswered goals to topple the Springfield Thunderbirds 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Carter Bancks, Jesse Graham, and Tanner Kero also scored for Utica and Thatcher Demko made 23 saves to pick up the win.
Seven goals from seven different players helped pace the Utica Comets to a 7-4 victory over the Binghamton Devils on Saturday night at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.
Social media sensation Colton Saucerman energized the Utica Comets as they defeated the Providence Bruins 5-2 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid Boucher scored twice and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 shots in the win. It was the Comets’ fourth straight win on home ice.
After going down 2-1 halfway through the second period, the Comets rallied and scored four unanswered goals to defeat the Binghamton Devils by a score of 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Zack MacEwen, Cam Darcy, Guillaume Brisebois, Brendan Gaunce, and Lukas Jasek all scored for the Comets. Thatcher Demko made 27 saves in the win.
The Utica Comets increased their season-long point streak to five games, but fell in overtime to the Charlotte Checkers by a 2-1 margin on Sunday at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Lukas Jasek scored the lone goal for the Comets and Thatcher Demko made 24 saves in the loss.
The Utica Comets extended their point streak to six games as they used come-from-behind dramatics on their way to a 4-3 overtime win against the Charlotte Checkers on Tuesday at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Brendan Gaunce, Evan McEneny, Reid Boucher, and Darren Archibald all scored for Utica. Thatcher Demko came up with 33 saves in the win.
Richard Bachman and Thatcher Demko combined for 37 saves on 38 shots and combined to help the Utica Comets to a 2-1 win over the Springfield Thunderbirds on Friday night at MassMutual Center. Darren Archibald and Brendan Gaunce scored for the Comets.
The Comets fell behind midway through the second period and were unable to rally in a 4-3 loss to the Binghamton Devils Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero, Reid Boucher, and Darren Archibald scored for Utica. Thatcher Demko made 21 saves in the loss.
The Utica Comets threw 33 shots on net but were stifled by netminder Cam Johnson in a 1-0 loss to the Binghamton Devils Thursday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Thatcher Demko made 17 saves in the loss.
The Utica Comets fell behind early and stumbled all the way as they dropped a 10-1 decision to the Syracuse Crunch on Friday at the War Memorial. Vincent Arseneau scored the lone goal for the Comets. Ivan Kulbakov made 24 saves in the loss. Thatcher Demko stopped seven of nine shots in relief.
On a landmark evening where Utica announced an affiliation extension with Vancouver, the Comets toppled the North Division leading Rochester Americans 4-3 at the Adirondack Bank Center. Vincent Arseneau, Jonathan Dahlen, Brendan Gaunce, and Darren Archibald scored for Utica. Thatcher Demko made 33 saves in the win.
Reid Boucher tallied a goal and an assist and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 shots en route to a 4-2 victory over the Syracuse Crunch Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jesse Graham, Evan McEneny, and Brendan Gaunce also scored for Utica.
The Utica Comets used a five-goal second period to roll past the Cleveland Monsters by a 6-2 final on Saturday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. Vincent Arseneau and Adam Gaudette each scored twice. Zack MacEwen and Jesse Graham also scored for Utica. Ivan Kulbakov stopped 28 shots in the win.
Tanner Kero scored a hat trick and Ivan Kulbakov made a career-high 40 saves as the Utica Comets dominated the Cleveland Monsters during a 5-1 victory on Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena. Zack MacEwen and Vincent Arseneau also found the net for the Comets.
Tanner Kero scored twice but the Utica Comets saw their four-game winning streak come to a close after suffering a 6-3 setback at the hands of the Toronto Marlies on Wednesday night at Coca Cola Coliseum. Brendan Gaunce also scored for Utica. Ivan Kulbakov made 23 saves in the loss.
The Comets and Sound Tigers went blow-for-blow but Bridgeport would come out on top with a 4-3 overtime victory Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Wacey Hamilton, Tom Pyatt, and Zack MacEwen scored for the Comets. Ivan Kulbakov made 27 saves in net.
The Comets rode a 28 save effort from Ivan Kulbakov en route to a 3-2 victory over the Syracuse Crunch Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jonathan Dahlen, Tanner Kero, and Brendan Gaunce all found the back of the net for the Comets.
Adam Gaudette and Jonathan Dahlen recorded two-point nights and Kole Lind scored his first professional goal as the Comets topped the Syracuse Crunch 5-4 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tom Pyatt also scored for Utica and Ivan Kulbakov came up with 30 saves in the win.