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May. 22, 2019

Records were made to be broken. Especially if they’re already your own.   Reid Boucher burst onto the Utica scene during the 2017-18 season by showcasing a world-class shot and an insatiable appetite for scoring goals. He rang them up that…

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May. 16, 2019

“Get sauced, Utica!”   Never in franchise history has a single player captivated an entire fan base, region, and country the way Colton Saucerman did when he was signed in December of last season.   Signed from the Idaho Steelheads…

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May. 08, 2019

January 2, 2019 was a day that will never be forgotten by Utica Comets fans.   In the early afternoon, fan-favorite and record-setter Darren Archibald learned from Vancouver Canucks management that he had been traded to the Ottawa Senators. The…

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Apr. 29, 2019

The sixth season of Utica Comets hockey is officially in the books. While the season didn’t end the way the fans and players were hoping for, there were many positive notes that came out of the 2018-19 campaign.   One of the most notable benchmarks…

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Apr. 14, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets overcame 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to top the Syracuse Crunch 4-3 in a shootout Sunday night at the Adirondack Bank Center to give retiring defenseman Jaime Sifers a proper send-off. Brendan Woods, Vincent Arseneau,…

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Apr. 14, 2019

UTICA COMETS (33-34-6-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (47-21-4-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 5 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Apr. 13, 2019

Hershey, PA – Kole Lind scored his second goal in as many nights, but the Utica Comets couldn’t overcome the Hershey Bears during a 4-1 loss on Saturday at Giant Center.   The first period provided chances for both teams, but the Bears…

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Apr. 13, 2019

UTICA COMETS (33-33-6-2) vs. HERSHEY BEARS (41-25-4-4) Giant Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHER   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets hit the…

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Apr. 12, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins with an emphatic 8-1 victory in a physical, fight-filled game Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid Boucher recorded a hat trick, while Lukas Jasek, Tom Pyatt,…

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Apr. 12, 2019

UTICA COMETS (32-33-6-2) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (35-28-7-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WBSvsUTI   Tonight’s Game:…

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Apr. 11, 2019

Utica Comets defenseman Jaime Sifers has announced that he will be playing his final game of professional hockey on Sunday against the Syracuse Crunch.   Sifers, 36, has enjoyed 13 seasons of hockey in the pro ranks, including nearly 650 in the…

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Apr. 09, 2019

Uticacomets.com sat down with Brendan Woods, and chatted with him about what it’s like to play in the same building as his father, spending summers in Utica, and more.   Utica Comets: Your dad Bob played in this building with the Devils…

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Apr. 09, 2019

Utica, N.Y. - Utica Comets General Manager announced a series of roster moves today. The Comets have reassigned forwards Reid Gardiner and Kyle Thomas and goaltender Ivan Kulbakov to the Kalamazoo Wings. Additionally, the club has released defenseman…

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Apr. 08, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defensemen Derek Pratt and Connor Doherty to professional tryout contracts.   Additionally, the team has released defenseman Colton Saucerman from his…

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Apr. 07, 2019

Providence, R.I. – The Utica Comets were provided a 23-save performance from Ivan Kulbakov and a goal from Vincent Arseneau, but they couldn’t overcome the timely attack of the Providence Bruins during a 3-1 loss on Sunday at Dunkin…

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Apr. 07, 2019

UTICA COMETS (32-32-6-2) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (36-25-8-3) Dunkin Donuts Center, 3:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsPRO   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Apr. 06, 2019

Hartford, CT – Marek Mazanec made 21 saves against his former team and led the Utica Comets to a 4-0 shutout victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack on Saturday night at XL Center.   The Comets attacked relentlessly out of the gates and were rewarded…

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Apr. 06, 2019

UTICA COMETS (31-32-6-2) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (28-33-7-3) XL Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHFD   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets battle…

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Apr. 05, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets managed to erase a 1-0 deficit halfway through the third but ultimately fell 2-1 to the Toronto Marlies Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Brendan Woods scored the lone goal for Utica. Aaron Thow recorded…

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Apr. 05, 2019

UTICA COMETS (31-31-6-2) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (37-23-7-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Apr. 04, 2019

Florida, California, the Caribbean. Anywhere warm, really. Those are the often-chosen destinations of spring breakers from just about any cold climate. Utica, NY, certainly doesn’t make the spring-break shortlist for most, but it did for the Pfanner…

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Apr. 04, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Aaron Thow to an amateur tryout contract.   Thow, 24, recently finished his senior season at Clarkson University, skated in 39 games…

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Apr. 03, 2019

Utica, N.Y.  - The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Jaime Sifers has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Utica community during the 2018-19 season. …

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Apr. 02, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jett Woo and forward Mitch Vanderlaan to amateur tryout contracts. Additionally, defenseman Mitch Eliot has been assigned to Utica by the…

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Mar. 30, 2019

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets scored first, but five unanswered goals from the Syracuse Crunch were too much to overcome during a 6-2 loss on Saturday night at the War Memorial.   An early power play opportunity for the Comets allowed…

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Mar. 30, 2019

UTICA COMETS (31-30-6-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (42-20-4-3) War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 29, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Despite peppering Toronto with 39 shots, the Comets fell by a 5-2 margin to the Toronto Marlies Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Seamus Malone and Matt Petgrave scored for Utica. Michael Leighton made 17 saves on 20…

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Mar. 29, 2019

UTICA COMETS (31-29-6-2) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (35-22-7-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 23, 2019

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets outshot the Syracuse Crunch in decisive fashion on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as the Comets dropped a 6-2 decision at the War Memorial.   Utica fell behind by a pair early in the game, as Syracuse…

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Mar. 23, 2019

UTICA COMETS (31-28-6-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (41-18-4-2) War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 22, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fought out of a 1-0 deficit to comeback and beat the Laval Rocket 2-1 in a shootout Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero scored the lone regulation goal, while Seamus Malone and Lukas Jasek scored…

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Mar. 22, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-28-6-2) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (27-27-6-5) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets take…

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Mar. 20, 2019

Belleville, Ont. – The Utica Comets earned a late equalizer from Brendan Woods, but an even later surge from the Belleville Senators was too much to overcome during a 2-1 loss on Wednesday night at CAA Arena.   Both teams exchanged a…

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Mar. 20, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-27-6-2) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (32-25-3-5) CAA Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets take on…

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Mar. 16, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets jumped out to a 1-0 lead but surrendered five consecutive goals and ultimately fell 5-3 to the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero, Jesse Graham, and Carter Bancks scored for Utica.…

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Mar. 16, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-26-6-2) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (27-29-6-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HFDvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Mar. 15, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets rallied to force overtime but ultimately fell 2-1 to the Springfield Thunderbirds Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. In his first professional game, Seamus Malone scored his first professional goal. Michael…

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Mar. 15, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-26-5-2) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (26-25-7-5) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SPRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The…

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Mar. 15, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Seamus Malone to an amateur tryout contract.   Malone, 22, just finished his senior year at the University of Wisconsin, where he tallied…

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Mar. 14, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed Dyson Stevenson to a PTO.   Stevenson, 25, has earned 29 points (11-18-29) in 39 games with the Wichita Thunder this season. He has also…

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Mar. 14, 2019

“Wanna go?”   Two simple words that can change the course of a hockey game. Two words that can shift a player’s demeanor from calm to chaotic.   For Utica Comets forward Brendan Woods, fighting is something that he deems necessary…

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Mar. 13, 2019

Rochester, N.Y. - The Utica Comets were provided 24 saves from Marek Mazanec, but Scott Wedgewood and the Rochester Americans proved too much during a 3-0 loss on Wednesday at Blue Cross Arena.   Goaltending stole the show in the opening twenty…

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Mar. 13, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-25-5-2) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (38-18-3-2) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsROC   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

Mar. 11, 2019

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Mar. 09, 2019

Laval, Que. – The Utica Comets went back and forth with the Laval Rocket during a spirited affair, but it was Laval who earned a 5-3 victory on Saturday night at Bell Place.    After going nine games without a first period goal, the Comets…

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Mar. 09, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-24-5-2) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (24-26-6-4) Place Bell, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets do battle with…

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Mar. 08, 2019

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets created a multitude of chances, but they were eventually shutout in 4-0 fashion by the Syracuse Crunch on Friday night at the War Memorial.   Needing less than a minute of action to generate the first goal,…

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Mar. 08, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-23-5-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (36-17-3-2) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR   Tonight’s Game: The…

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Mar. 06, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets almost clawed their way out of an early 3-0 deficit but ultimately fell to the Syracuse Crunch 5-3 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center.   Gabriel Dumont struck 3:30 into the game with a shorthanded…

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Mar. 06, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-22-5-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (35-17-3-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 06, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Guillaume Brisebois from the Comets. In a corresponding move, the Comets have signed defenseman Matt Petgrave to a PTO.   Brisebois, 21,…

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Mar. 05, 2019

“Maz, we traded you to Vancouver. Good luck.”   That was how Utica Comets goalie Marek Mazanec found out he had been traded from the New York Rangers organization to the Canucks in February.   “I finished my practice and went…

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Mar. 02, 2019

Allentown, Pa. – Zack MacEwen scored his 19th goal of the season, but it was all the Utica Comets could generate during a 3-1 loss on Saturday night at PPL Center.   Forced into a shorthanded situation early in the first period,…

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Mar. 02, 2019

UTICA COMETS (30-21-5-2) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (27-23-3-3) PPL Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLV   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 01, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets twice rallied from one-goal deficits to top the Hershey Bears 3-2 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Zack MacEwen, Reid Boucher, and Cam Darcy scored for Utica. Boucher’s goal broke…

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Mar. 01, 2019

UTICA COMETS (29-21-5-2) vs. HERSHEY BEARS (32-21-0-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HERvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Feb. 28, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Ivan Kulbakov to the Kalamazoo Wings and released defenseman Jake Linhart from his PTO.   Kulbakov has played in 24 games with…

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Feb. 27, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets surrendered a pair of third period goals in a 3-1 loss to the Rochester Americans Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid Boucher scored the lone Comets goal, tying the Comets team record for most goals in a…

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Feb. 27, 2019

UTICA COMETS (29-20-5-2) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (33-17-3-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 27, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jake Linhart to a professional tryout contract.   Linhart, 23, has appeared in 46 games with the Adirondack Thunder, picking up 21…

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Feb. 26, 2019

The Vancouver Canucks made a series of moves as part of the NHL Trade Deadline yesterday with several of those moves having an immediate effect on the Comets.   Forward Zack MacEwen and goaltender Marek Mazanec were reassigned from Vancouver to…

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Feb. 23, 2019

Binghamton, N.Y. – The Utica Comets battled but saw their eight-game point streak come to an end following a 4-1 loss to the Binghamton Devils on Saturday at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.    The Comets and Devils exchanged…

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Feb. 23, 2019

UTICA COMETS (29-19-5-2) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (23-28-5-0) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG   Tonight’s…

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Feb. 22, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets jumped out to a 3-0 lead but were unable to hold on as they fell to the Rochester Americans 4-3 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Tanner Kero, Reid Gardiner, and Guillaume Brisebois scored…

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Feb. 22, 2019

UTICA COMETS (29-19-4-2) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (32-16-3-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 22, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Mike Szmatula to a professional tryout contract.   Szmatula, 26, has skated in 39 points (24-15-39) in 48 games with the Adirondack Thunder…

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Feb. 21, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled forward Kyle Thomas from the Kalamazoo Wings.   Thomas, 29, has put up 38 points (15-23-38) in 41 games with the Wings this season. He has appeared…

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Feb. 20, 2019

Reid Gardiner was thrilled when he got the call up the American Hockey League last week. Mother Nature didn’t care if he was thrilled or not. She had her own plans.   Gardiner had been thriving with the ECHL’s Kalamazoo Wings, and it…

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Feb. 19, 2019

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year, two-way contract. Leighton has been designated for assignment to the Utica Comets. Additionally,…

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Feb. 17, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets dug themselves out of a 3-0 hole to come away with a 5-4 overtime win over the Cleveland Monsters Sunday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jaime Sifers, Reid Boucher, Brendan Gaunce, Tanner Kero, and Tom Pyatt…

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Feb. 17, 2019

UTICA COMETS (28-19-4-2) vs. CLEVELAND MONSTERS (24-22-5-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 5 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #CLEvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 16, 2019

Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – Cam Darcy provided the heroics for the Utica Comets, who earned a 3-2 overtime victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.   The opening period was a display of defensive,…

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Feb. 16, 2019

UTICA COMETS (27-19-4-2) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (24-21-4-2) Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsWBS   Tonight’s Game:…

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Feb. 15, 2019

Kole Lind is still figuring out that it takes a lot longer to cook his meal than it takes to eat it.   “At first I was really surprised. I thought it was gonna be a 10-20-minute thing,” he said. “You gotta start preparing the meals…

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Feb. 13, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets got four goals from four different players to top the Laval Rocket 4-1 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jonah Gadjovich, Lukas Jasek, Tanner Kero, and Evan McEneny found the net for Utica. Michael Leighton…

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Feb. 13, 2019

UTICA COMETS (26-19-4-2) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (19-22-4-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets do…

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Feb. 12, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning has announced today that the club has recalled forward Adam Gaudette from the Comets.   Gaudette has recorded 11 points (5-6-11) in 14 games with the Comets this year. Additionally,…

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Feb. 12, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled forward Reid Gardiner from the Kalamazoo Wings.   Gardiner has skated in five games with Utica this season. He has 53 points (26-27-53) in 36…

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Feb. 10, 2019

Bridgeport, CT – The Utica Comets picked up a point but fell 5-4 in overtime to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Sunday at Webster Bank Arena.   Just under five minutes into the game, the Comets faced their first deficit after Travis St.…

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Feb. 10, 2019

UTICA COMETS (26-19-3-2) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (27-18-4-2) Webster Bank Arena, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBRI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 09, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – For the second straight night, the Comets overcame a 2-0 deficit to come away with a 5-2 win, this time over the Rochester Americans Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid Boucher earned his first hat trick of the…

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Feb. 09, 2019

UTICA COMETS (25-19-3-2) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (29-13-3-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 08, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets overcame a 2-0 deficit and ripped off five unanswered goals in a 5-2 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Carter Bancks, Ashton Sautner, Reid Boucher, Tom Pyatt, and Brendan Gaunce…

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Feb. 08, 2019

UTICA COMETS (24-19-3-2) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (25-17-3-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LVvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 05, 2019

Five games. 57 hours. That’s the task that looms over the Adirondack Bank Center staff this weekend.   For arena general manager Rick Redmond, it’s just another work week, even though he plans on logging in upwards of 90 hours.  …

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Feb. 05, 2019

Utica, N.Y. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Guillaume Brisebois from the Utica Comets. Additionally, Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club…

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Feb. 04, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Stefan Leblanc from the Toronto Marlies in exchange for forward Tanner MacMaster.   Leblanc, 22, appeared in 17 games with the Marlies…

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Feb. 02, 2019

Springfield, Mass. – The Utica Comets went 3/4 on the power play as they rolled to a 4-3 victory over the Springfield Thunderbirds on Saturday night at MassMutual Center.   After being shutout the night before, the Comets ensured it wouldn’t…

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Feb. 02, 2019

UTICA COMETS (23-19-3-2) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (21-16-6-4) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSPR   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Feb. 01, 2019

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets saw their three-game winning streak against the Syracuse Crunch come to a close as they were shutout by a 4-0 margin on Friday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena.   The Comets came out of the…

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Feb. 01, 2019

UTICA COMETS (23-18-3-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (25-13-2-1) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR   Tonight’s Game: The…

FOUNDATION WEEK AND GALA RAISE OVER $200,000
Jan. 28, 2019

Last week was a memorable one for the Save of the Day Foundation, wrapping up the third annual Save of the Day Foundation week of games. As part of the Foundation’s 15th anniversary, Save of the Day also held a formal gala in December to celebrate…

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Jan. 25, 2019

Rochester, N.Y. – Ivan Kulbakov made a career-high 48 saves, and Reid Boucher scored twice as the Utica Comets earned a point during a 3-2 shootout loss against the Rochester Americans on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena.   The opening…

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Jan. 25, 2019

UTICA COMETS (23-18-3-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (25-13-2-1) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsROC   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 22, 2019

Ivan Kulbakov didn’t exactly grow up in a hockey hot bed. He hails from Belarus, and his home country has produced just 12 NHL players. There are currently only three players in the AHL who hail from the country of 9.5 million people. For the 22-year-old…

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Jan. 19, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead but surrendered five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss to the Belleville Senators Saturday afternoon at the Adirondack Bank Center. Evan McEneny and Zack MacEwen scored for Utica.…

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Jan. 19, 2019

UTICA COMETS (23-17-3-1) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (18-23-2-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 2 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BELvsUTI   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 19, 2019

If you are in fact a winner of an item, you can head to the FanZone immediately following the conclusion of the game to validate your winning ticket and wait for your player. As the players leave the locker room, they will come up to the FanZone in order…

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Jan. 18, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Five different players scored as the Comets took down the Binghamton Devils 5-3 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Kole Lind, Evan McEneny, Brendan Gaunce, Brendan Woods, and Carter Bancks all scored for Utica. Ivan…

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Jan. 18, 2019

UTICA COMETS (22-17-3-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (19-20-4-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 18, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) has approved a new start time of 2 pm for the Comets game this Saturday, January 19, against the Belleville Senators. The game had originally…

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Jan. 17, 2019

Thanks to a grant from the Save of the Day Foundation, 2018 saw the implementation of a new skating program at the Adirondack Bank Center that expanded skating opportunities to all children, not just those playing hockey or participating in figure skating.…

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Jan. 16, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Jan. 16, 2019

UTICA COMETS (21-17-3-1) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (21-12-2-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 15, 2019

The Utica Comets and Utica City FC 2018-2019 Coloring Contest has officially wrapped up its third year in existence. The annual contest for students in kindergarten through fifth grade saw participation from 36 schools all across the Mohawk Valley. Throughout…

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Jan. 15, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that that club has signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a professional tryout contract. In a corresponding move, the Comets have release Alex Sakellaropoulos from his PTO.…

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Jan. 13, 2019

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Adam Gaudette to the Utica Comets.   Gaudette, 22, has split the season between Vancouver and Utica this season. The…

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Jan. 12, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Jan. 12, 2019

UTICA COMETS (20-17-3-1) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (21-11-2-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 11, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Jan. 11, 2019

UTICA COMETS (20-17-2-1) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (21-11-4-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BRIvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Jan. 10, 2019

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the annual Save of the Day Foundation Night will encompass a week’s worth of games this year, including games on January 16, 18, and 19. The Comets will wear their ever-popular black and…

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Jan. 09, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – 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.   Midway through the…

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Jan. 09, 2019

CEO of Mohawk Valley Garden (MVG) Robert Esche announced today that the company has finalized the purchase of Babe’s Macaroni Grill & Bar on Genesee St. in Utica. On January 9, MVG acquired the property and took over operational control of…

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Jan. 09, 2019

UTICA COMETS (20-16-2-1) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (17-14-3-2) Coca-Cola Coliseum, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 08, 2019

Utica, N.Y. –– Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Adam Gaudette from the Utica Comets.   Gaudette, 22, has split the season between Vancouver and Utica this season. The…

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Jan. 08, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Cliff Watson to a professional tryout contract.   Watson, 25, has suited up in 19 games with the Kansas City Mavericks this season,…

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Jan. 06, 2019

Cleveland, OH – 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.   Picking up where they left off…

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Jan. 06, 2019

UTICA COMETS (19-16-2-1) vs. CLEVELAND MONSTERS (17-12-4-1) Quicken Loans Arena, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCLE   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 05, 2019

Cleveland, OH – 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.   The opening period was dominated by the goaltenders, who slammed the door…

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Jan. 05, 2019

UTICA COMETS (18-16-2-1) vs. CLEVELAND MONSTERS (17-11-4-1) Quicken Loans Arena, 1 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCLE   Today’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 04, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos to a professional tryout contract.   Sakellaropoulos, 24, has appeared in 18 games with Adirondack Thunder this…

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Jan. 04, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets.   Demko, 23, has a record of 8-5-1 along with a .911 save percentage and 2.58 GAA…

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Jan. 03, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets forward Reid Boucher has been selected to represent the team at the 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield, to be held January 27-28 in Springfield, Mass.   Boucher, 25, has earned…

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Jan. 02, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Jan. 02, 2019

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired goaltender Mike McKenna, forward Tom Pyatt and a 2019 sixth round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for goaltender Anders…

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Jan. 02, 2019

UTICA COMETS (17-16-2-1) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (20-8-2-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Jan. 02, 2019

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Craig Wyszormirski to a professional tryout contract.   Wyszormirski, 26, has appeared in 20 games with the Manchester Monarchs this…

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Dec. 30, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close let’s take a minute to look back on some of the biggest stories of the year. January: The second Save of the Day Foundation night was held on January 20. The players donned black and neon green jerseys that were raffled…

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Dec. 29, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Dec. 29, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Adam Gaudette to the Utica Comets.   Gaudette, 22, has split the season between Vancouver and Utica in 2018-19. The Braintree,…

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Dec. 29, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have extended their deal with American Hockey League affiliate, the Utica Comets. The deal in place will allow for an extension of up to an additional…

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Dec. 29, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-16-2-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (20-10-2-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Dec. 28, 2018

Syracuse, N.Y. – 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.   Needing only 4:11 of game time to start the scoring, Syracuse set the tone…

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Dec. 28, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-15-2-1) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (18-8-2-0) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR   Tonight’s Game: The…

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Dec. 27, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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 Comets…

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Dec. 27, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-14-2-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (14-17-3-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Dec. 22, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Dec. 22, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-13-2-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (13-16-3-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Dec. 21, 2018

Springfield, MA – 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.   The first period featured…

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Dec. 21, 2018

UTICA COMETS (15-13-2-1) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (15-8-2-3) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSPR   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Dec. 19, 2018

Vancouver, B.C. - The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Olli Juolevi has undergone successful knee surgery and is expected to make a full recovery for training camp. After thorough evaluation, rest and conservative treatment, surgery was determined…

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Dec. 18, 2018

Charlotte, N.C. – 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.   After a majority…

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Dec. 18, 2018

UTICA COMETS (14-13-2-1) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (22-6-1-0) Bojangles’ Coliseum, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCHA   Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Dec. 16, 2018

Charlotte, N.C. – 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. The first period was a defensive display, as…

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Dec. 16, 2018

UTICA COMETS (14-13-1-1) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (21-6-1-0) Bojangles Coliseum, 1 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCHA   Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Dec. 14, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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,…

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Dec. 14, 2018

As the son of a United States Marine, Jaime Sifers always understood the importance of using his platform to show his support for the military. So when the Utica Comets became the first-ever pro hockey team to be designated as a Purple Heart…

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Dec. 14, 2018

UTICA COMETS (13-13-1-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (11-14-3-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets do…

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Dec. 12, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Dec. 12, 2018

UTICA COMETS (12-13-1-1) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (11-10-4-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #PROvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Dec. 10, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Colton Saucerman to a PTO. Saucerman, 26, has suited up in 22 games this season between the Manchester Monarchs and the Idaho Steelheads,…

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Dec. 08, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – 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. The first period was an offensive parade for the…

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Dec. 08, 2018

UTICA COMETS (11-13-1-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (10-12-3-0) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG Tonight’s Game:…

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Dec. 07, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Dec. 07, 2018

UTICA COMETS (10-13-1-1) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (12-6-1-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SPRvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Dec. 05, 2018

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets generated a late surge in the third period, but they couldn’t overcome the Rochester Americans in a 5-2 loss on Wednesday at Blue Cross Arena. After exchanging chances in the first period, the Amerks broke…

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Dec. 05, 2018

UTICA COMETS (10-12-1-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (13-6-2-0) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsROC Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets hit…

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Dec. 01, 2018

Laval, QC – 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. Earning a power play early in the game, the Comets made the Rocket pay with their potent man advantage.…

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Dec. 01, 2018

UTICA COMETS (9-12-1-1) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (8-12-2-1) Place Bell, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Today’s Game: The Utica Comets do battle with the Laval…

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Nov. 30, 2018

Belleville, ON – 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. After a scoreless first ten minutes, the Senators…

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Nov. 30, 2018

UTICA COMETS (9-11-1-1) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (9-11-1-0) CAA Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take on the Belleville…

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Nov. 28, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – 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. A back and forth first period saw the Devils…

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Nov. 28, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Brandon Anselmini from Kalamazoo. Additionally, the team has reassigned forward Reid Gardiner to the Wings. Anselmini, 25, has appeared…

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Nov. 28, 2018

UTICA COMETS (9-10-1-1) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (8-10-3-0) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG Tonight’s Game:…

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Nov. 27, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manger Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Reid Boucher to the Comets. Additionally, Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced that the team has released Alex Kile from his…

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Nov. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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,…

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Nov. 24, 2018

UTICA COMETS (8-10-1-1) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (9-9-1-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BELvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take…

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Nov. 23, 2018

Rochester, N.Y. – 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. A high-paced first period needed just 2:24 for the night’s…

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Nov. 23, 2018

UTICA COMETS (7-10-1-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (11-4-2-0) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsROC Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets hit…

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Nov. 23, 2018

Utica, N.Y.– Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Jagger Dirk from the Kalamazoo Wings and reassigned goalie Ivan Kulbakov to Kalamazoo. Dirk, 25, has appeared in 12 games with Kalamazoo…

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Nov. 22, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Reid Boucher and reassigned center Brendan Gaunce to the Utica Comets.  Boucher, 25, has led the Comets in scoring this…

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Nov. 21, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Nov. 21, 2018

UTICA COMETS (6-10-1-1) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (7-9-1-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Today’s Game: The Utica Comets do battle with…

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Nov. 20, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Comets. Demko, 22, has not appeared in a game this season since suffering an injury in Vancouver’s training…

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Nov. 19, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Earlier today, the Utica Comets players, coaches, and staff bussed down the road to the Rescue Mission of Utica to personally deliver 300 turkeys and other Thanksgiving goods to local families in need. The Comets players and staff…

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Nov. 19, 2018

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that on Saturday, November 24, the Utica Comets will unveil a bronze, life-size statue of the four Clinton Comets – Dave Armstrong, Jack Kane, Pierre Prevost, and Borden Smith – who have…

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Nov. 17, 2018

Hartford, CT. – 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…

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Nov. 17, 2018

UTICA COMETS (6-9-1-1) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (6-8-1-2) XL Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHFD Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets hit the road to take…

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Nov. 16, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Nov. 16, 2018

UTICA COMETS (6-8-1-1) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (6-5-1-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take on…

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Nov. 14, 2018

Belleville, Ont. – 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 with additional tallies coming from Zack MacEwen and Michael Carcone…

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Nov. 14, 2018

UTICA COMETS (6-8-1-0) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (6-8-0-0) CAA Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take on the Belleville…

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Nov. 12, 2018

On Friday, amidst the snow and wind, the Utica Comets officially became the first Purple Heart Hockey Club in the United States. And despite chilly temperatures and a nail-biting finish, all of the cards fell in line for the most memorable night this…

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Nov. 12, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Tony Cameranesi to a PTO. Cameranesi, 25, has appeared in 12 games this season with the Manchester Monarchs, scoring 12 points (7-5-12). He…

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Nov. 10, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – 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 the lone goal for the Comets. Ivan Kulbakov…

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Nov. 10, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Alex Kile to a PTO. Kile, 24, has appeared in 10 games this season with the Maine Mariners, scoring nine points (7-2-9). He has also appeared…

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Nov. 10, 2018

UTICA COMETS (6-7-1-0) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (6-6-2-0) Floyd L Maines Veteran’s Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG Tonight’s Game:…

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Nov. 09, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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.…

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Nov. 09, 2018

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE NIGHT WILL BENEFIT THE CNY VETERANS OUTREACH CENTER, CHAPTER 490 MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART, AND CHAPTER 944 VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA Pregame Proclamation Ceremony, 4:30 PM, Adirondack Bank Center Plaza Official proclamation…

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Nov. 09, 2018

UTICA COMETS (5-7-1-0) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (5-7-1-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HFDvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take…

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Nov. 08, 2018

Last week, the Utica Comets unveiled their Purple Heart military themed jerseys, which will be worn on Friday, November 9, when they face off against the Hartford Wolfpack. While planning their night, the Comets wanted to ensure that they had as many…

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Nov. 07, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Nov. 07, 2018

UTICA COMETS (5-6-1-0) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (4-7-1-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Today’s Game: The Utica Comets host the Laval…

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Nov. 03, 2018

  Laval, Que. – 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…

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Nov. 03, 2018

UTICA COMETS (5-6-0-0) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (3-7-1-0) Place Bell, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Today’s Game: The Utica Comets take on the Laval Rocket…

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Nov. 02, 2018

Laval, Que. – 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. Dahlen got the Comets on the…

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Nov. 02, 2018

UTICA COMETS (4-6-0-0) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (3-6-1-0) Place Bell, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take on the Laval Rocket…

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Nov. 01, 2018

Earlier this week, Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced that on November 9, the Utica Comets will be honored by Chapter 490 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart as the First Purple Heart Hockey Club in existence. The Comets join a list…

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Nov. 01, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Jalen Chatfield and reassigned defenseman Guillaume Brisebois. This is the first NHL call-up for Chatfield, who has one assist in…

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Oct. 31, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced that the team has recalled forward Reid Gardiner from the Kalamazoo Wings. Gardiner, 22, has five points (2-3-5) in six games with the Wings this season. He has played in 33 career…

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Oct. 29, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Connor LaCouvee to a PTO. LaCouvee, 24, has appeared in three games this season with the Maine Mariners, holding a 2-0-0 record with a 2.57…

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Oct. 29, 2018

Utica, N.Y. - Utica Comets President Robert Esche, in conjunction with Chapter 490 Military Order of the Purple Heart, announced today that the Utica Comets will be honored as the First Purple Heart Hockey Club; the Comets are only the eighth professional…

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Oct. 28, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Richard Bachman and reassigned forward Darren Archibald.   Bachman has appeared in five games with the Comets this season, sporting…

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Oct. 26, 2018

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets were unable to muster up a solid offensive attack as they fell 4-0 to the Rochester Americans Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. Zach Redmond scored the game’s first goal halfway through the first period,…

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Oct. 26, 2018

UTICA COMETS (4-5-0-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (5-2-1-0) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsROC Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets hit the…

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Oct. 25, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the team has recalled defensemen Alex Biega and Guillaume Brisebois. In a corresponding move, Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced that the club has…

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Oct. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. –  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…

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Oct. 24, 2018

There’s a new way to get your hands on some exclusive Comets gear and experience, and it is accessible right from your smartphone. DASH Auction App is a new and innovative app catered to auctions for game-used, autographed, or exclusive sports…

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Oct. 24, 2018

UTICA COMETS (4-4-0-0) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (5-1-0-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #CHAvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take…

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Oct. 20, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Oct. 20, 2018

UTICA COMETS (3-4-0-0) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (2-2-0-0) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Oct. 19, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Oct. 19, 2018

UTICA, N.Y. - On Friday, October 19, the Comets officially set the new sellout streak record in the American Hockey League (AHL) at 121 games. The existing record, held by the St. John’s Icecaps, spanned October 10, 2011 to October 26, 2014. The…

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Oct. 19, 2018

Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets take on the Cleveland Monsters for the first time since the 2014-15 season. Puck drop at the Adirondack Bank Center is at 7 p.m. Last Game: Utica surrendered three power play goals in the first period and was unable…

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Oct. 18, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Alex Biega to the Comets. Biega suited up in 138 NHL games with the Vancouver Canucks, recording 20 points (2-18-20). He did not play…

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Oct. 17, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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…

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Oct. 17, 2018

UTICA COMETS (3-2-0-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (3-2-0-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #ROCvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets face…

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Oct. 15, 2018

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Adam Gaudette from the AHL Utica Comets. Gaudette, 22, has appeared in four games for the Comets this season, registering four…

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Oct. 14, 2018

Toronto, Ont. –  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…

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Oct. 14, 2018

UTICA COMETS (2-2-0-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (1-3-0-0) Coca Cola Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets wrap up their…

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Oct. 13, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – 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. The Comets got off to a fast…

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Oct. 13, 2018

UTICA COMETS (1-2-0-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (1-2-0-0) Coca Cola Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets head north…

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Oct. 13, 2018

  Utica, N.Y. - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club assigned defenseman Jagger Dirk to the Kalamazoo Wings. Prior to signing with the Comets on May 16, 2018, Dirk signed an ATO with the Binghamton Devils,…

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Oct. 12, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – 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 made it a three-game…

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Oct. 12, 2018

UTICA COMETS (1-1-0-0) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (2-0-0-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #CHAvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets go head-to-head…

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Oct. 06, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Belleville Senators 3-1 on Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center, marking the first win of the regular season. It was a back and forth first period with both teams trading chances but Richard Bachman…

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Oct. 06, 2018

Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets host the Belleville Senators. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. Last Game: The Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 7-3. The Comets jumped out to an early 1-0 lead before the Marlies stormed back with four unanswered…

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Oct. 05, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies 7-3 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. 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…

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Oct. 05, 2018

UTICA COMETS (0-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (0-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHLTV| Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets open up…

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Oct. 04, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced the opening night roster that includes 29 players to start the 2018-19 season. The Comets begin the regular season tomorrow night at the Adirondack Bank Center against the Toronto…

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Oct. 01, 2018

Utica, N.Y. - Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today the details of the Comets’ Sixth Annual Galaxy Fan Fest, presented by Murphy Excavating on Saturday, October 6. Grit N Grace will headline the afternoon preparty for the Comets’…

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Oct. 01, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Comets have reduced their roster by eight players.  The current roster stands at 27 players. The following players have been loaned to Kalamazoo: Brendan…

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Sep. 29, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – The Utica Comets tried to mount a late comeback, but eventually fell to the Binghamton Devils 4-2 Saturday at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena to close out the preseason series. The North Division rivals played…

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Sep. 29, 2018

The Utica Comets wrap up their preseason series against the Binghamton Devils tonight at 7:05 p.m. at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Blake Pietila netted two goals and Michael McLeod added two assists as the Devils topped the Comets 4-2…

Sep. 28, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets were provided goals from Reid Boucher and Jagger Dirk, but they couldn’t overcome the early scoring from the Binghamton Devils during a 4-2 loss on Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The opening minutes…

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Sep. 28, 2018

The Utica Comets begin a preseason doubleheader with the Binghamton Devils tonight at 7 p.m. at the Adirondack Bank Center. The Comets finished last season with 88 points and a record of 38-26-8-4, good for fourth place in the North Division. Utica bowed…

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Sep. 27, 2018

The Comets face off against the Binghamton Senators in pre-season action at the Adirondack Bank Center on Friday, September 28, puck drops at 7 pm. The current roster can be viewed here. Look for new faces like Kole Lind, Lukas Jasek and Jonathan Dahlen…

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Sep. 24, 2018

For the second season in a row, the Comets sent out an end-of-season survey to their Season Ticket Members in order to improve their overall experience moving forward. Throughout the summer, the Comets staff have combed through each and every survey…

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Sep. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today the team’s training camp roster, which comprises of 19 forwards, 9 defensemen and three goaltenders. The following players have been assigned by the Vancouver…

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Sep. 21, 2018

On Wednesday, September 26, Season Ticket Members have their first opportunity to come back to the Adirondack Bank Center this hockey season for an exclusive kickoff event. The event, which runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m., will feature autograph stations and…

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Sep. 19, 2018

Utica, N.Y. - Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that Herb Phillipson’s will now be the exclusive offsite retailer of Utica Comets apparel and merchandise at their locations in New Hartford, Rome, Herkimer, and Oneida. The announcement…

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Sep. 14, 2018

UTICA, N.Y. - The Save of the Day Foundation announced a new adaptive skating program for children ages 2 through 16 years at the Adirondack Bank Center. The program is made possible through a grant from the Save of the Day Foundation.  On Sunday,…

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Sep. 12, 2018

When Jalen Chatfield is in Utica, it’s hard for him to go unnoticed. Not much changes during his time away, either. His summer is spent in Windsor, Ontario, separated from Detroit by the half-mile-wide Detroit River. Growing in Ypsilanti, Michigan,…

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Sep. 07, 2018

The Comets are excited to reveal two new aspects of the game-day experience at the Adirondack Bank Center. First, the Comets are proud to announce the addition of Rainman as their in-game host for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Rainman is well-known throughout…

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Sep. 06, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – CEO of Mohawk Valley Garden (MVG) Robert Esche announced today that Pepsi Beverages Company has signed a seven-year exclusive deal as the official soft drink of the Adirondack Bank Center. The deal, which applies to the arena…

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Sep. 05, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The American Hockey League today announced an enhanced partnership with HockeyTech and the launch of a brand-new streaming platform, AHLTV. The creation of AHLTV marks the latest expansion…

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Sep. 04, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Individual game tickets for the sixth season of Utica Comets hockey will go on sale on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Adirondack Bank Center Box Office and online. This will be the first chance for non-season ticket members to purchase…

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Aug. 30, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Brendan Woods and defenseman Jesse Graham to one-year AHL contracts. Graham, 24, spent the 2017-18 season with the San Antonio Rampage…

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Aug. 29, 2018

Zack MacEwen likes being able to set his own alarm clock these days. For the native of Stratford, Prince Edward Island, it wasn’t always the case. “When I was younger I used to get dragged out of bed by my grandmother at 5:30 a.m. to pick…

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Aug. 27, 2018

Last week, Utica Observer-Dispatch sports writer, Ben Birnell, was awarded the James H. Ellery Award for outstanding media coverage of the American Hockey League. We were able to sit down with Birnell to learn about some of his background, his favorite…

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Aug. 24, 2018

The Comets are proud to announce their promotional schedule for the 2018-19 season. September 26 – Season Ticket Member Kickoff Party To kick off their sixth season, the Comets welcome fans to the Adirondack Bank Center to meet the team and enjoy…

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Aug. 20, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Ben Birnell, sports reporter for the Utica Observer-Dispatch, has been selected as the recipient of the James H. Ellery Memorial Award for the 2017-18 season. The James H. Ellery…

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Aug. 17, 2018

Smack in the middle of the Canadian portion of the Great Plains, you’ll find a Saskatchewan town named Flaxcombe, home to a whopping 129 people. The number shrinks to 127 during hockey season when Ashton Sautner and his wife, Kelly, migrate to…

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Aug. 10, 2018

Sundays are always a little sweeter than the other days of the week at Richard Bachman’s house. Sunday means “pancake day” in the Bachman household, and they’re mixed, cooked, and served by Richard and his three-year-old son (read:…

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Aug. 03, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced that the Comets will play a home and home preseason series against the Binghamton Devils. The Comets will host the first game of the series at the Adirondack Bank Center on Friday,…

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Aug. 02, 2018

About four hours from Calgary and nestled in a valley between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges, you’ll find a quiet British Columbian town called Kimberley. Home to around 5,000 people, Kimberley is a haven for the outdoorsman, providing world-class…

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Jul. 18, 2018

On Monday, July 8 we announced that Joe Roberts would be the man behind the mic for the 2018-19 season. Get to know a little more about the Michigan native in this Q&A.   What is your favorite hockey memory of all time? My favorite hockey memory…

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Jul. 18, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Brandon Anselmini to a one-year AHL contract. Anselmini, 25, appeared in 29 games with the Indy Fuel of the ECHL last season, registering…

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Jul. 17, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the team has signed forward Kyle Thomas and goaltender Ivan Kulbakov to one-year AHL contracts. Kulbakov, 21, played in 22 games with the ECHL’s Quad City Mallards,…

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Jul. 12, 2018

Tuesday, July 17 from 5pm-8pm at the Adirondack Bank Center Cash or Credit Card - All Sales Final $20 Sweatshirts & Premium Apparel $10 Hats $60 AHL All-Star Jerseys $10 T-Shirts Game Used Equipment from the 2017-18 Season For every $100 spent on…

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Jul. 12, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the team has signed forward Reid Gardiner to a one-year AHL contract. Gardiner, 22, appeared in 58 games last season with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL collecting…

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Jul. 11, 2018

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets and the American Hockey League have announced the 2018-19 regular season schedule. The sixth season of Comets hockey will begin with a pair of weekend games at the Adirondack Bank Center when they face the defending…

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Jul. 09, 2018

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the new voice of the Utica Comets will be Broadcaster Joe Roberts from the Kalamazoo Wings, the Utica Comets’ ECHL affiliate. In their search for the position, the Comets received well over…

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Jul. 03, 2018

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed forward Darren Archibald to a one-year, two-way deal.  "Darren is a big, physical forward who has been a good professional…

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Jul. 03, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the team has signed forward Brendan Bradley to a one-year contract. Bradley, 25, appeared in 72 games last season with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL collecting…

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Jul. 02, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Wacey Hamilton to a two-year contract. Hamilton, 27, appeared in 45 games with the Comets last season, totaling a career-high 22…

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Jun. 25, 2018

With the 2018 NHL Entry Draft behind us, let’s take a look at the six new faces in the Canucks organization. Vancouver selected three defensemen, two forwards, and a goaltender in this years’ draft. The picks by round were: 1stRound, 7thOverall:…

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Jun. 24, 2018

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired centre Tanner Kero from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for centre Michael Chaput.  Kero, 25, split the 2017.18 season between the Blackhawks and Rockford…

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Jun. 20, 2018

  Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Richard Bachman to a two-year, two-way contract.  Bachman, 30, posted a 13-13-5 record with a .902 save percentage…

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Jun. 19, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed forward Reid Boucher to a one-year, two-way deal.  Boucher, 24, split the 2017-18 season between Vancouver and Utica, recording…

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Jun. 19, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Cam Darcy to a one-year extension. Darcy, 24, skated in 46 games with the Comets last season registering a career-high 24 points…

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Jun. 07, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Vincent Arseneau and defenseman Dylan Blujus to one-year contracts. Arseneau, 26, signed PTOs with the Comets on December 22 and March…

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May. 31, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Carter Bancks to a two-year extension. Bancks, 28, skated in 45 games with the Comets last season registering 17 points (4-13-17). In…

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May. 29, 2018

The UFC hosted a free news conference inside the 72 Tavern and Grill on Tuesday morning ahead of the highly anticipated UFC Fight Night: Rivera v. Moraes at the Adirondack Bank Center on Friday, June 1.  This was the public’s first chance…

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May. 16, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Tanner MacMaster and defenseman Jagger Dirk to one-year AHL contracts. MacMaster, 22, appeared in 13 games with the Comets last season,…

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May. 11, 2018

The Utica Comets have announced the schedule format for the 2018-19 season. Highlighting the announcement is the addition of Cleveland to Utica's list of opponents. The Monsters, who have moved to the Eastern Conference's North Division,…

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May. 01, 2018

With their elimination from the Calder Cup Playoffs, the Comets’ Fifth Anniversary season has officially come to a close. Despite the First Round loss, the seven months of hockey that fans witnessed at the Adirondack Bank Center brought about some…

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Apr. 29, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 4-0 Sunday evening at the Ricoh Coliseum. Carl Grundstrom put the Marlies up 1-0 four minutes into the game with a power play goal. Pierre Engvall and Andreas Johnsson were…

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Apr. 29, 2018

UTICA COMETS (2-2) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (2-2) Ricoh Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets battle…

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Apr. 28, 2018

Come cheer the Comets on during Game 5 at the Adirondack Bank Center at our first official watch party! On Sunday, at 3 pm, the Adirondack Bank Center will open its doors to live stream the pivotal game 5 between the Comets and Marlies. Food and beverage…

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Apr. 27, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Toronto Marlies by a score of 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The win tied the series at two wins apiece. Reid Boucher fired a wrist shot past Marlies goaltender Garret Sparks to put the…

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Apr. 27, 2018

UTICA COMETS (1-2) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (2-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Apr. 25, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 5-2 Wednesday night behind a raucous crowd at the Adirondack Bank Center. The series is now 2-1 and will extend to a Friday matchup back at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid…

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Apr. 25, 2018

UTICA COMETS (0-2) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (2-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Apr. 23, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Reid Boucher to the Utica Comets. Boucher, 24, recorded 46 points (25-21-46) in 45 games with the Comets and three goals and two…

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Apr. 22, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 5-2 in Game Two of the North Division Semifinals Sunday evening at the Ricoh Coliseum. The Comets now trail 2-0 in the series. Pierre Engvall gave the Marlies a 1-0 lead…

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Apr. 22, 2018

UTICA COMETS (0-0-1) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (1-0-0) Ricoh Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets battle…

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Apr. 21, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-2 in overtime in Game One of the North Division Semi-Finals Saturday evening at the Ricoh Coliseum. The first period went scoreless thanks to Thatcher Demko and Marlies…

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Apr. 21, 2018

UTICA COMETS (0-0-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (0-0-0) Ricoh Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets battle…

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Apr. 20, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed forward Lukas Jasek to a three-year, entry-level contract. Jasek, 20, has appeared in six games in his debut season with the Comets, recording seven…

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Apr. 19, 2018

After a one-year hiatus, the Utica Comets are back in the Calder Cup Playoffs. It is the third time in the team’s short five-year history that they will compete for the AHL’s ultimate prize. The chase for the cup begins Saturday evening just…

Apr. 18, 2018

The Utica Comets are auctioning jerseys worn against the Syracuse Crunch on Friday, April 13. These specialty tribute jerseys all feature a "BRONCOS" nameplate in place of the player's last name. All proceeds will go to the Humboldt Broncos. …

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Apr. 17, 2018

The Calder Cup Playoffs have returned to Utica and with that comes the return of the Playoff Notebook! For those unfamiliar, this will be your one-stop shop for all things playoff related. We’ll provide updates each day to keep you up-to-date on…

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Apr. 16, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released defenseman Nolan Valleau and forward Caleb Herbert from their professional tryout contracts. Valleau, 25, appeared in five games with the Comets since…

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Apr. 15, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Binghamton Devils by a score of 4-3 in overtime Sunday evening at the Adirondack Bank Center to close out the regular season. Jan Mandat put the Devils up 1-0 with a shot that trickled through Thatcher…

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Apr. 15, 2018

Utica, NY – Today the Utica Comets announced the first round schedule of the 2018 Calder Cup playoffs against the Toronto Marlies. The Comets will begin the playoffs in Toronto with one guaranteed game at the Adirondack Bank Center on Wednesday,…

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Apr. 15, 2018

UTICA COMETS (37-26-12) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (25-38-12) Adirondack Bank Center, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The…

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Apr. 14, 2018

Belleville, ON – The Utica Comets fell to the Belleville Senators by a score of 3-1 Saturday night at Yardmen Arena. Mike Blunden scored seven minutes into the game to take a 1-0 lead, poking a rebound past Richard Bachman. Ville Pokka and Eric…

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Apr. 14, 2018

UTICA COMETS (37-25-12) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (28-41-5) Yardmen Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Apr. 13, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 2-1 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Thatcher Demko and Crunch netminder Eddie Pasquale kept the game scoreless through the first 20 minutes, stopping…

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Apr. 13, 2018

UTICA COMETS (37-25-11) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (45-21-8) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Apr. 12, 2018

Comets fans, we have a chance to show the world why the original home of Comets hockey in the Mohawk Valley is Hockeyville USA. Clinton Arena is one of four finalists for the Kraft Hockeyville contest which comes with a $150,000 grand prize, the…

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Apr. 12, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned forward Jonathan Dahlen to the Utica Comets from Timra IK of the Allsvenskan.  Dahlen, 20, recently completed his season in the Allsvenskan…

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Apr. 11, 2018

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets announced today that the 2018 Calder Cup playoff packs are available for purchase for round one and round two. Any fan has the opportunity purchase available seats for the first two rounds of the Calder Cup playoffs…

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Apr. 11, 2018

The Utica Comets are excited to announce the details of their fifth annual Fan Appreciation Weekend. The Comets have always dedicated the last weekend of their regular season to our unwavering and passionate fan base, and with the addition of the Plaza,…

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Apr. 10, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Michael Garteig from loan to Kalamazoo. In addition, the team has signed forward Caleb Herbert and defensemen Aaron Irving and Willie Corrin…

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Apr. 09, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forwards Tyler Motte and Nikolay Goldobin and defenseman Ashton Sautner to the Utica Comets. Motte, 23, has split the 2017-18 season between…

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Apr. 08, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced that the club released forward Matt Leitner from his professional tryout contract. Leitner, 27, dressed in five games with the Comets this season registering one goal, four penalty…

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Apr. 07, 2018

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 1-0 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. Thatcher Demko and Crunch goaltender Eddie Pasquale kept the game scoreless through a fiery first period,…

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Apr. 07, 2018

UTICA COMETS (37-24-11) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (43-20-8) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR Tonight’s Game: The…

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Apr. 06, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-2 in a shootout Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Martin Marincin put the Marlies up 1-0 four minutes into the game, putting a shot past Thatcher Demko. Pierre…

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Apr. 06, 2018

UTICA COMETS (36-24-11) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (51-18-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Apr. 05, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-2 in overtime Thursday afternoon at the Ricoh Coliseum. Jalen Chatfield drew first blood five minutes into the game, firing a wrist shot past Marlies goaltender Garret…

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Apr. 05, 2018

UTICA COMETS (36-24-10) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (50-18-2) Ricoh Coliseum, 11 a.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets battle…

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Apr. 03, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Nolan Valleau to a professional tryout contract. In a separate transaction, the team has released forward Zac Lynch from his professional…

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Apr. 03, 2018

It was a whirlwind evening Friday for Utica College assistant coach Adam Dekker. After Thatcher Demko was recalled to Vancouver on an emergency basis, Dekker was thrust into the emergency backup goaltender role for the Comets’ Friday night contest…

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Apr. 02, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets. Demko, 22, made his NHL debut on March 31 versus Columbus, making 26 saves to record his first win.…

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Apr. 02, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club signed forward Kole Lind to an amateur tryout contract. Lind has registered 85 points (35-50-85) in 51 games in his third full season with the Kelowna Rockets.…

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Mar. 31, 2018

Springfield, Mass. – The Utica Comets defeated the Springfield Thunderbirds by a score of 6-5 Saturday night at the MassMutual Center. Alexandre Grenier struck first with a power play goal with 11:54 to go in the first period, firing a slap shot…

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Mar. 31, 2018

UTICA COMETS (35-24-10) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (29-33-7) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSPR Tonight’s Game: The Utica…

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Mar. 30, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Hershey Bears by a score of 3-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Alexis D’Aoust put the Comets up 1-0 with 11:31 to go in the first period, tipping a shot past Bears netminder Adam…

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Mar. 30, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets under emergency conditions. Demko, 22, has appeared in 42 games for the Comets this season, posting…

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Mar. 30, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club signed forward Lukas Jasek to an amateur tryout contract. Jasek (JAH-shick) has played a majority of the season in the Czech Elite League with the Bili Tygri Liberec.…

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Mar. 30, 2018

UTICA COMETS (34-24-10) vs. HERSHEY BEARS (28-32-9) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HERvsUTI Tonight’s Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 28, 2018

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a score of 3-2 in overtime Wednesday at Blue Cross Arena. Frankie Simonelli put the Comets up 1-0 halfway through the first period, squeaking a slap shot past Americans goaltender…

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Mar. 28, 2018

UTICA COMETS (33-24-10) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (31-20-16) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsRCH Tonight's Game: The Utica Comets…

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Mar. 27, 2018

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Jaime Sifers has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Utica community during the 2017-18 season. Jaime…

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Mar. 27, 2018

It’s finally beginning to look like spring in Utica, and the Comets are heading to the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs! With the weather looking brighter, 72 Tavern & Grill well on its way to opening, and UFC just months away from their first stop…

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Mar. 27, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has returned goaltender Michael Garteig on loan to the Kalamazoo Wings. Garteig, 26, has appeared in 22 games with the Kalamazoo Wings this season posting a record…

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Mar. 26, 2018

The Utica Comets are heading to the Calder Cup Playoffs for the third time in their five-year history. In 2015, during only their second season, the Comets went on a magical run all the way to the Calder Cup Finals, showing all of Utica that they were…

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Mar. 25, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Binghamton Devils by a score of 4-3 Sunday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. With the win, Utica clinched a spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs. Zac Lynch put the Comets up 1-0 with…

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Mar. 25, 2018

UTICA COMETS (32-24-10) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (22-33-11) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 5:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG…

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Mar. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 2-0 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. Thatcher Demko and Crunch goalie Connor Ingram kept the game scoreless through the first two periods, stopping…

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Mar. 24, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenseman Ashton Sautner under emergency conditions from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson…

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Mar. 24, 2018

UTICA COMETS (32-23-10) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (40-19-7) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR…

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Mar. 23, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 5-4 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Michael Carcone struck 1:31 into the game, burying a rebound past Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry…

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Mar. 23, 2018

UTICA COMETS (31-23-10) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (37-19-7) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WBSvsUTI…

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Mar. 22, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Michael Garteig from loan to Kalamazoo. In a separate transaction, forward David Dziurzynski has been released from his professional tryout…

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Mar. 21, 2018

For the first time in their history, the Utica Comets will open the AHL 2018-19 season home at the Adirondack Bank Center, with a Friday-Saturday homestand on October 5th and 6th, 2018. With no construction, next season’s schedule spreads…

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Mar. 18, 2018

Toronto, ON. – The Utica Comets topped the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-1 Sunday evening at the Ricoh Coliseum. Mason Marchment put the Marlies up 1-0 with four minutes to go in the opening period, putting a rebound past Thatcher Demko. Miro…

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Mar. 18, 2018

UTICA COMETS (30-23-10) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (44-16-2) Ricoh Coliseum, 4 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight’s…

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Mar. 17, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Belleville Senators by a score of 4-3 Saturday night at the Yardmen Arena. Filip Chlapik gave the Senators a 1-0 lead three minutes into the game, squeaking a shot past Richard Bachman. Daniel Ciampini…

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Mar. 17, 2018

UTICA COMETS (30-22-10) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (23-36-5) Yardmen Arena 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL Tonight’s…

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Mar. 16, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Laval Rocket by a score of 4-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Cam Darcy put the Comets up 1-0 with 6:31 to go in the first period, tipping a pass from Patrick Wiercioch past Rocket goaltender…

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Mar. 16, 2018

UTICA COMETS (30-21-10) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (23-32-8) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Mar. 15, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Vincent Arseneau to a professional tryout contract and forward Tanner MacMaster to an amateur tryout contract.  Arseneau, 25,…

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Mar. 15, 2018

72 Tavern & Grill, an ORB Food & Beverage restaurant located on the West End of the Adirondack Bank Center, will be your one-stop shop to catch all of the biggest games in sports – in style. The epicenter of the full-service eatery –…

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Mar. 14, 2018

The Comets look forward to seeing fans at their first St. Paddy’s Day Pregame Bar Crawl this Friday, March 16, beginning at 4:30 pm at the Adirondack Bank Center. Here are some details about the event: Entry is free with a ticket to the Comets…

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Mar. 11, 2018

This week, the Comets and Save of the Day Foundation joined forces to promote reading and education through their new initiative, ‘Skate Into Reading.’ This winter, the Save of the Day Foundation purchased 2,075 custom Brady Brady Children’s…

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Mar. 10, 2018

Springfield, Mass. – The Utica Comets fell to the Springfield Thunderbirds by a score of 4-0 Saturday night at the MassMutual Center.              Anthony Greco gave the Thunderbirds a 1-0 lead halfway through…

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Mar. 10, 2018

UTICA COMETS (30-20-10) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (27-28-5) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSPR…

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Mar. 09, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Springfield Thunderbirds by a score of 3-2 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Cam Darcy struck first with a power play goal at the 15:12 mark of the first period, sneaking a shot past…

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Mar. 09, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-20-10) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (27-28-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SPRvsUTI…

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Mar. 09, 2018

Comets President Robert Esche Brews First Official Cup

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Mar. 08, 2018

It wasn’t long ago the Comets were flying high with a 16-game point streak and climbing the standings quickly. A hockey season, however, is filled with ups and downs. The Comets now find themselves in the midst of a six-game losing stretch, something…

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Mar. 08, 2018

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that Syracuse Stars will relocate three of their teams - USPHL NCDC (Tuition Free), Premier, and U-18 Tier 1 - to the Adirondack Bank Center for the 2018-19 season. The United States Premier Hockey…

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Mar. 08, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenseman Ashton Sautner to a two-year, two-way contract extension. Sautner, 23, has recorded 11 points (2-9-11) in 53 games with the Comets this…

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Mar. 05, 2018

Utica’s All-Star goalie may have grown up in San Diego, but his hockey idol, Martin Brodeur was clear on the other side of the country. Heroes. Most all of us have them. Some associations come by accident, and others are triggered by one's…

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Mar. 04, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Binghamton Devils by a score of 7-2 Sunday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. The loss was the sixth straight for the Comets. Blake Pietila struck four and a half minutes into the…

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Mar. 04, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-19-10) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (18-30-9) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 5:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG…

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Mar. 03, 2018

Hershey, Penn. – The Utica Comets fell to the Hershey Bears by a score of 3-0 Saturday night at the Giant Center. It was the fifth straight loss for the Comets. Thatcher Demko and Bears’ goaltender Phoenix Copley kept the game scoreless through…

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Mar. 03, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-18-10) vs. HERSHEY BEARS (23-27-8) Giant Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHER Tonight’s…

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Mar. 02, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Belleville Senators by a score of 1-0 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Richard Bachman and Senators netminder Danny Taylor stopped 10 and 12 shots respectively to keep the game scoreless through…

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Mar. 02, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-17-10) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (21-33-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BELvsUTI…

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Mar. 01, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Zac Lynch to a professional tryout contract. Lynch has skated in 55 games this season with the Manchester Monarchs tallying 45 points (22-23-45)…

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Feb. 26, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired forwards Tyler Motte and Jussi Jokinen from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Thomas Vanek. Motte, 22, has split the 2017-18 between…

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Feb. 26, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released forward Justin Taylor from his professional tryout contract. Taylor, 29, skated in two games with the Comets scoring one goal. The forward leads the…

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Feb. 26, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired forward Brendan Leipsic from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for defenseman Philip Holm. Leipsic, 23, has registered 13 points (2-11-13) in 44 games…

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Feb. 26, 2018

Alex and Randy Lilley can dish stories about Adirondack Bank Center better than anyone and that’s because they have seen at all in their nearly two decade tenure. Name an act or a sporting event that has passed through the arena over the past two…

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Feb. 25, 2018

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has returned goaltender Michael Garteig on loan to the Kalamazoo Wings. In a separate transaction, Mathieu Brodeur has been released from his professional tryout contract.…

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Feb. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Springfield Thunderbirds by a score of 3-2 Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Adam Comrie put the Comets up 1-0 just over two minutes into the game, banking a shot off of Springfield goaltender…

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Feb. 24, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-16-10) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (24-28-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SPRvsUTI…

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Feb. 23, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Laval Rocket 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The first period went scoreless as Thatcher Demko stopped six shots he faced and Rocket netminder Michael McNiven made 14 saves. Chris Terry…

Feb. 23, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Richard Bachman to the Utica Comets. Bachman, 30, has appeared in 21 games with the Comets this season, posting a record of 10-7-4 along…

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Feb. 23, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-15-10) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (19-28-8) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Feb. 22, 2018

Earlier this month, the Syracuse Stars team, including many Jr. Comets players, represented Central New York at the Quebec International Peewee Tournament in Quebec City. And for the 12-year-old players, it was an experience they will surely never forget.…

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Feb. 22, 2018

Saturday’s match-up against the Springfield Thunderbirds will begin at 7:30pm. Doors will open at 6pm. Prior to the Comets game the Utica College Men’s team will be facing off against Neumann University in the semi-final round of the UCHC…

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Feb. 21, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms by a score of 6-4 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The loss snaps the Comets 16-game point streak. Phil Varone put the Phantoms up 1-0 four and half minutes into the…

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Feb. 21, 2018

UTICA COMETS (29-14-10) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (33-14-7) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LVvsUTI…

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Feb. 20, 2018

Comets defenseman Jaime Sifers has made it his mission to get involved with the veteran’s community throughout his hockey career. In his first season with the Utica Comets, the 2016-17 IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year finalist has been…

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Feb. 20, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Richard Bachman from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced the club has recalled goaltender…

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Feb. 19, 2018

Belleville, Ont. – The Utica Comets defeated the Belleville Senators 5-4 at the Yardmen Arena, extending their point streak to 16 games. This matches the longest point streak in the AHL this season. Just over nine minutes into the first frame,…

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Feb. 19, 2018

UTICA COMETS (28-14-10) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (21-29-4) Yardmen Arena, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBEL Today’s…

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Feb. 18, 2018

The Save of the Day Foundation, in conjunction with the Utica Comets, are proud to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Comets Coloring Contest.  Children in grades kindergarten through fifth, from 37 different schools, demonstrated their artistic…

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Feb. 18, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Mathieu Brodeur to a professional tryout contract. Brodeur has played a majority of the season in the ECHL with the Adirondack Thunder registering…

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Feb. 17, 2018

Wilkes-Barre, PA. – The Utica Comets defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 5-4 in overtime Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. The win extended the Comets point streak to 15 games. Joseph Cramarossa gave the Penguins a 1-0…

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Feb. 17, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Reid Boucher to the Utica Comets.  Boucher, 24, has split the season between Vancouver and Utica, collecting two goals in eight games…

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Feb. 17, 2018

UTICA COMETS (27-14-10) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (30-14-4) Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsWBS…

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Feb. 16, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets downed the Binghamton Devils by a score of 3-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The win extended the Comets’ point streak to 14 games. The first period went scoreless thanks to the efforts of Richard…

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Feb. 16, 2018

UTICA COMETS (26-14-10) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (13-26-9) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Feb. 14, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-2 in a shootout. Despite the loss, Utica extended their point streak to 13 games. Carter Verhaeghe netted the game’s first goal two minutes into the game. Mat Bodie…

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Feb. 14, 2018

UTICA COMETS (26-14-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (28-17-5) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Feb. 13, 2018

To your grandparents or parents they were known as ushers.  For today's generation who attend events at Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, their ID tags say - Guest Services Representative.  To all, they are simply…

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Feb. 12, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Philip Holm from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced that the club has signed…

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Feb. 10, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Belleville Senators in regulation by a score of 4-3 on Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Canter. The win extended Utica’s winning streak to a season-high six games and the point streak to 12…

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Feb. 10, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Nikolay Goldobin from the Utica Comets. Goldobin, 22, has skated in 14 games with the Canucks this season posting four points (2-2-4).…

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Feb. 10, 2018

UTICA COMETS (25-14-9) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS  (20-26-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BELvsUTI…

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Feb. 09, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Laval Rocket by a score of 2-1 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jordan Boucher struck first at 16:53 mark of the first period, burying a rebound past Richard Bachman for a power…

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Feb. 09, 2018

UTICA COMETS (24-14-9) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (18-23-7) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Feb. 09, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forwards David Dziurzynski and Justin Taylor to professional tryout contracts. Dziurzynski, 28, dressed in 13 games with the Comets this season collecting…

CANUCKS REASSIGN REID BOUCHER TO COMETS
Feb. 08, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled forward Reid Boucher. Boucher, 24, leads the Comets in goals (22) and points (41) through 38 games this season. He also leads the team in shots…

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Feb. 07, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed and recalled forward Darren Archibald from the Utica Comets. Archibald, 27, has recorded 16 points (7-9-16) in 25 games with Utica this season. He currently…

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Feb. 06, 2018

Final preparations are underway for the Syracuse Stars team participating in the Quebec International Pee Wee tournament, one of the most notable and prestigious tournaments in the world. “We’re excited to see what the team has. It’ll…

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Feb. 06, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released goaltender Mitch Gillam from his professional tryout contract. Gillam, 25, did not play this weekend in the home-and-home series against the Syracuse…

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Feb. 05, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Tony Cameranesi to a professional tryout contract. In a separate transaction, the Comets have released forward David Dziurzynski. Cameranesi,…

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Feb. 05, 2018

Utica Comets' equipment manager Damion Parmelee knows how to take care of hockey's best players. Three of the last four AHL All-Star Classics Parmelee has been busy.  Along with his co-worker Greg Lowden, there have been no mini-vacations…

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Feb. 05, 2018

Mohawk Valley Garden CEO Robert Esche announced today that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is coming to the Adirondack Bank Center on Friday, June 1, for UFC Fight Night. With the help of Senator Joe Griffo and Garden Entertainment, UFC will…

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Feb. 03, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 4-2 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. The win pushed the Comets’ point streak to a season-high 10 games. Olivier Archambeault netted the first…

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Feb. 03, 2018

UTICA COMETS (23-14-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (26-16-4) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR…

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Feb. 03, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released forward Tony Cameranesi from his professional tryout contract. Cameranesi, 24, skated in 13 games with the Comets this season tallying two assists…

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Feb. 02, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The first period went scoreless thanks to the efforts of Richard Bachman and Crunch goaltender Connor Ingram, stopping 11 and…

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Feb. 02, 2018

UTICA COMETS (22-14-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (26-15-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Feb. 02, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Mitch Gillam to a professional tryout contract. Gillam, 25, signs his second PTO with the Comets this season after appearing in 18 ECHL games…

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Feb. 02, 2018

The month of January was an unforgettable one for the Utica Comets – so unforgettable, in fact, that it was their second-best month in franchise history. With momentum moving forward into February, let’s take a look back and some of the moments…

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Feb. 01, 2018

Utica, NY – The American Hockey League announced today that Utica Comets forward Reid Boucher, Syracuse Crunch forward Mitchell Stephens and Toronto Marlies goaltender Garret Sparks have been selected as the league’s award winners for January.…

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Jan. 31, 2018

At 5 p.m., before all Utica Comets' home games, off-ice officials begin to gather in the Media Room. The group of 16 will soon disperse around the arena to begin their various duties but first they make time to share a meal as friends. Rocco Palmieri,…

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Jan. 29, 2018

The AHL All Star Classic wrapped up with a bang Monday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The high-energy event saw all 30 teams from the American Hockey League descend upon the Mohawk Valley for the second time in three years for the league’s…

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Jan. 29, 2018

Throughout the 2017-18 hockey season, the NHL and NHLPA have highlighted Hockey Fights Cancer, a joint initiative that unites the hockey community in support of cancer patients and their families. And for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic, the league and…

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Jan. 29, 2018

UTICA, N.Y. … The Eastern Conference came away with an 18-12 victory over the Western Conference in the 2018 AHL All-Star Skills Competition at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on Sunday night.…

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Jan. 27, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms by a score of 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at the PPL Center. Mike Vecchione netted the game’s first goal with 5:46 remaining in the first period, slipping a puck around…

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Jan. 27, 2018

UTICA COMETS (21-14-9) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (25-13-5) PPL Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLV Tonight’s…

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Jan. 26, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Binghamton Devils by a score of 3-1 Friday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Reid Boucher drew first blood with 3:20 to go in the opening frame, firing a backhand shot past Devils goaltender…

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Jan. 26, 2018

UTICA COMETS (20-14-9) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (12-22-7) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG…

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Jan. 25, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has returned forward Danny Moynihan on loan to the Kalamazoo Wings. In separate transactions, the Comets have released forwards Brady Brassart and Vincent Arseneau…

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Jan. 25, 2018

The 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino is just days away, and the two-day event will reach millions of hockey fans worldwide through extensive television, internet streaming, radio and social media coverage. Hosted by…

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Jan. 24, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Hartford Wolf Pack by a score of 4-3 in overtime Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Cole Schneider netted the game’s first goal at the 8:15 mark of the opening period, pushing a puck…

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Jan. 24, 2018

UTICA COMETS (20-14-8) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (17-20-6) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HFDvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Jan. 24, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released goaltender Mitch Gillam from his professional tryout contract.  Gillam, 25, did not play in the game on Wednesday night against the Hartford Wolf…

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Jan. 24, 2018

April 12, 2015 – The game may not stand out in anyone’s minds as being especially remarkable but it marks the beginning of something great. On a sunny Sunday afternoon in April, the Comets were preparing to face off against the Syracuse Crunch.…

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Jan. 23, 2018

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets will become the second AHL franchise to reach 100 consecutive regular season sellouts with a full capacity crowd tonight at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. In addition, the Comets continue…

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Jan. 23, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, the Utica Comets held their second Save of the Day Foundation night during their game against the Syracuse Crunch – a night that became one for the history books, both on and off the ice. The Comets, donning their popular…

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Jan. 23, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Michael Chaput to the Utica Comets. Chaput, 25, has appeared in nine games with Vancouver and 23 games with Utica (9-7-16). He ranks…

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Jan. 22, 2018

1. The best players in the American Hockey League will make their way to Utica this weekend for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic. The two-day event begins on Sunday, January 28 at 8pm with the Skills Competition. Then on Monday, January 29 at 7pm the best…

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Jan. 22, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed Adam Comrie to an AHL contract. Comrie, 27, has skated in 12 games with the Comets this season tallying six points (4-2-6) since signing a PTO on December…

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Jan. 22, 2018

Scott Pellerin knows his way around Utica. A voice mail from AHL President and CEO David Andrews is all it took for Pellerin, 48, to begin thinking of his days as a Utica Devil.  "When we were able to finally connect, he (Andrews) asked if…

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Jan. 20, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets downed the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 4-2 Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Reid Boucher drew first blood with three minutes to go in the opening frame, firing a one-timer past Crunch goaltender Connor…

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Jan. 20, 2018

If you are in fact a winner of an item, you can head to Section 204 immediately following the conclusion of the game to validate your winning ticket and wait for your player. As the players leave the locker room, they will come up to 204 in order to…

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Jan. 20, 2018

UTICA COMETS (19-14-8) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (24-13-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s…

DEFENSEMAN ANTON CEDERHOLM REASSIGNED TO KALAMAZOO
Jan. 19, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned defenseman Anton Cederholm from the Utica Comets to the Kalamazoo Wings. Cederholm, 22, has skated in 12 games with the Comets and…

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Jan. 19, 2018

Hartford, CT – The Utica Comets fell to the Hartford Wolf Pack by a score of 3-2 in overtime Friday night at the XL Center. Ryan Sproul put the Wolf Pack up 1-0 with 7:34 to go in the opening frame as he put a loose puck behind Richard Bachman.…

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Jan. 19, 2018

When the Comets face off against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday, January 20, fans will have the opportunity to leave the Adirondack Bank Center with a piece of black and neon green history. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers to help…

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Jan. 19, 2018

UTICA COMETS (19-14-7) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (15-20-6) XL Center, 7:15 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHFD Tonight’s…

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Jan. 19, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League and CCM Hockey announced today that CCM’s new Quicklite jersey technology will debut at the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort…

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Jan. 18, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released forward Marco Roy from his professional tryout contracts. Roy, 23, dressed in six games with the Comets scoring two goals and registering 11 penalty…

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Jan. 17, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Rochester Americans 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Rochester struck nine minutes into the game with a power play goal off the stick of Kevin Porter who tipped a shot past…

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Jan. 17, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Dylan Blujus to an AHL contract. Blujus, 23, has skated in 14 games with the Comets this season tallying eight points (1-7-8), 14 penalty…

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Jan. 17, 2018

UTICA COMETS (18-14-7) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (23-9-8) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #RCHvsUTI Today’s…

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Jan. 15, 2018

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a score of 2-1 in a shootout Monday afternoon at Blue Cross Arena. Zack MacEwen gave the Comets a 1-0 lead with a power play marker two minutes into the game. Nikolay Goldobin…

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Jan. 15, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that complimentary tickets for the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony are available now by visiting the Turning Stone Resort Casino box office (Monday through Saturday,…

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Jan. 15, 2018

UTICA COMETS (17-14-7) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (23-9-7) Blue Cross Arena, 1:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsRCH Today’s…

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Jan. 13, 2018

Binghamton, N.Y. – The Utica Comets downed the Binghamton Devils 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The Devils struck first as Bracken Kearns deflected a shot past Richard Bachman two minutes into…

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Jan. 13, 2018

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Nikolay Goldobin to the Utica Comets. Goldobin, 22, has skated in 14 games with the Canucks this season posting four points…

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Jan. 13, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-14-7) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (11-20-6) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBNG…

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Jan. 12, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Daniel Walcott gave the Crunch a 1-0 lead five minutes into the game, deflecting a shot over Thatcher Demko. Carter Verhaeghe…

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Jan. 12, 2018

UTICA COMETS (16-13-7) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (21-12-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Jan. 11, 2018

January 20th is going to be a very special night for Comets fans. The second Save of the Day Foundation Night is set to take place next Saturday against the Syracuse Crunch, and the Comets have a lot in store for fans in attendance that night. On Saturday,…

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Jan. 10, 2018

Laval, QUE. – The Utica Comets defeated the Laval Rocket by a score of 5-1 Wednesday night at Place Bell. Chris Terry scored first to give Laval a 1-0 lead at the 7:12 mark of the first period, blasting a one-timer by Thatcher Demko. Nikita…

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Jan. 10, 2018

UTICA COMETS (15-13-7) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (15-16-7) Place Bell, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Tonight’s…

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Jan. 09, 2018

The American Hockey League has announced that the telecast of the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino will air live to national audiences on NHL Network in the United States and on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW in Canada.…

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Jan. 08, 2018

Second-year pro, Thatcher Demko, got the nod and will be headed to the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic to represent the hometown team. Already a CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October the San Diego native has been leading the goaltending campaign…

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Jan. 08, 2018

On Tuesday's, there's more than hockey talk in the Utica Comets' room. As a chaplain with Hockey Ministries International, Pastor Mike has time blocked off for the Comets to be someone to talk with and someone for the players to look to for…

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Jan. 07, 2018

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released defenseman Cliff Watson from his professional tryout contract. Watson, 24, skated in six games with the Comets this season registering one assist.…

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Jan. 07, 2018

Hartford, CT. – The Utica Comets defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack by a score of 5-1 Sunday night at the XL Center. Reid Boucher put the Comets up 1-0 at the 4:35 mark of the first period, blasting a loose puck past Alexander Georgiev. David Dziurzynski…

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Jan. 07, 2018

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned forward Reid Boucher to the Utica Comets. Boucher, 24, leads the Comets in goals (13) and points (25) and is tied for first in assists (12) through…

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Jan. 07, 2018

UTICA COMETS (14-13-7) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (14-16-6) XL Center, 5 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsHFD Tonight’s…

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Jan. 05, 2018

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets topped the Laval Rocket by a score of 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Laval struck first courtesy of a power play goal from Nikita Scherbak five and a half minutes into the game. Chris Terry and Matt…

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Jan. 05, 2018

UTICA COMETS (13-13-7) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (14-15-7) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #LAVvsUTI Tonight’s…

DEMKO AND BOUCHER NAMED TO AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC ROSTER
Jan. 04, 2018

Utica, NY – The American Hockey League announced today that Comets goaltender Thatcher Demko and forward Reid Boucher have been named to the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic roster. Demko, 22, has appeared in 22 games with the Comets this season and ranks…

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Jan. 04, 2018

Earlier today, the Comets announced Colleen Cianfrocco as the new CEO of the Save of the Day Foundation. The announcement comes in the thick of the Foundation’s 15th Anniversary, and kicks off an upcoming period of growth and development for Save…

CANUCKS PROSPECTS MAKING IMPACT AT 2018 WORLD JUNIORS
Jan. 03, 2018

The Vancouver Canucks are well represented at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York. Four Vancouver draft picks have helped their respective countries reach the elimination stage.  Elias Pettersson, a 6-2, 161-pounder from…

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Jan. 01, 2018

Bet you didn't know when the horn at Adirondack Bank Center was first installed. It's assumed to most hockey fans today that the horn heard bellowing after each Utica Comets' goal, or during a Utica College hockey game, has been operational…

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Jan. 01, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... The American Hockey League announced today that Jay Leach of the Providence Bruins, Sheldon Keefe of the Toronto Marlies, Pascal Vincent of the Manitoba Moose and Mike Van Ryn of the Tucson Roadrunners have clinched the honor of…

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Dec. 31, 2017

As we close out 2017 we thought we would take a look back at some of the stories that made it a memorable year.  January 28 - The Save of the Day Foundation raised a total of $72,649 in their first Save of the Day Night. Despite a final…

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Dec. 30, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. Alexander Volkov netted the game’s first goal halfway through the opening period. Carter Verhaeghe and…

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Dec. 30, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Michael Chaput from the Utica Comets Chaput, 25, has appeared in three games with Vancouver and 23 games with the Comets (9-7-16). He is…

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Dec. 30, 2017

UTICA COMETS (13-13-6) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (16-12-3) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR…

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Dec. 29, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Providence Bruins by a score of 3-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Connor Clifton netted the first goal of the game five minutes into the first period. Kenny Agostino and Zach Senyshyn were…

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Dec. 29, 2017

UTICA COMETS (13-12-6) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (20-8-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #PROvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 29, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forwards Marco Roy and Andrew Cherniwchan to professional tryout contracts. Roy, 23, has dressed in seven games with the San Jose Barracuda this season…

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Dec. 27, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Providence Bruins 5-4 in a shootout Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Ashton Sautner put the Comets up 1-0 53 seconds into the game with a blast from the point that found its way past Zane…

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Dec. 27, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward David Dziurzynski and defenseman Adam Comrie to professional tryout contracts. Dziurzynski, 28, has skated in 19 ECHL games this season with…

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Dec. 27, 2017

UTICA COMETS (13-12-5) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (19-8-2) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #PROvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 24, 2017

The Utica Comets spread some holiday cheer this week as they visited the Pediatric Unit at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System. Griffen Molino and Zack MacEwen were there to visit with patients and pass out gifts to those who…

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Dec. 23, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 2-1 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. The first period went scoreless thanks to the efforts of Louis Domingue. The Comets also did not allow a shot…

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Dec. 23, 2017

UTICA COMETS (12-12-5) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (15-11-3) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR…

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Dec. 22, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 4-3 Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Justin Holl netted the first goal of the game four minutes into the first period with a pinballing puck that squirted through…

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Dec. 22, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has released forward Joel Lowry from his professional tryout contract. Lowry, 26, dressed in Wednesday’s 5-2 win against the Toronto Marlies. The forward…

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Dec. 22, 2017

UTICA COMETS (12-11-5) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (21-8-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI…

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Dec. 22, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed Vincent Arseneau to a professional tryout contract. Arseneau, 25, has played in 19 ECHL games this season with the Allen Americans tallying a team-high…

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Dec. 21, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled forward Danny Moynihan from the Kalamazoo Wings. Moynihan, 21, has skated in three games with the Comets this season and has also dressed in 16 games…

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Dec. 21, 2017

Join us before Friday night's rematch against the Toronto Marlies for a special Comets Ugly Christmas Sweater Bar Crawl to celebrate the 5th Game of Christmas.  The event is free to fans 21 and over with the purchase of a game ticket. Fans can…

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Dec. 21, 2017

The continued development of The U District took another step forward this week, with Upper Mohawk Valley Memorial Auditorium Authority’s acquisition of the Tartan Textile property. The AUD Authority officially finalized and signed the purchase…

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Dec. 20, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 5-2 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Jayson Megna struck 36 seconds into the game to give Utica an early 1-0 lead. Carter Bancks tallied the assist. Dymtro…

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Dec. 20, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Michael Chaput to the Utica Comets. Chaput, 25, has appeared in three games with Vancouver and in 20 games with Utica (8-7-15). He is tied…

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Dec. 20, 2017

UTICA COMETS (11-11-5) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (21-7-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s…

BRACKEN KEARNS, BRETT SUTTER NAMED PLAYING CAPTAINS
Dec. 19, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that Binghamton Devils forward Bracken Kearns and Ontario Reign forward Brett Sutter have been selected as the playing captains for the…

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Dec. 19, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Joel Lowry to a professional tryout contract. Lowry, 26, has appeared in 26 ECHL games this season with the Manchester Monarchs collecting a…

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Dec. 19, 2017

This holiday season, for their 15th anniversary, the Save of the Day Foundation went above and beyond to spread Christmas cheer by adopting and shopping for 50 local families. The families, which were found and organized by Shelley Penge of the Municipal…

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Dec. 18, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled forward Reid Boucher and reassigned defenseman Ashton Sautner to the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, the Canucks have reassigned defenseman…

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Dec. 16, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Rochester Americans by a score of 3-2 Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The first period went scoreless thanks to the efforts of Richard Bachman and Adam Wilcox, stopping nine and 11 shots,…

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Dec. 16, 2017

UTICA COMETS (11-11-4) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (15-6-6) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #RCHvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 15, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Binghamton Devils by a score of 2-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Philip Holm struck first for the Comets with a power play goal at the 16:34 mark of the first period. Reid Boucher and Zack…

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Dec. 15, 2017

Friday, December 15 Santa! Photo area near One9Five9 Photos will be posted to an album on the Comets page the next day Prewrapped Comets Christmas Packages - Three tiers: $75, $100 & $150 Holiday Bag: $75 (a $128 value)* Pair of 2018 AHL All-Star…

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Dec. 15, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-10-4) vs. BINGHAMTON DEVILS (8-13-4) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 14, 2017

Beginning during Friday’s game against the Binghamton Devils, Comets fans will be able to simplify the rest of their Christmas shopping with three different tiers of pre-wrapped Comets Christmas packages. The price tiers and contents are as follows:…

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Dec. 14, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Tony Cameranesi to a professional tryout contract. Cameranesi, 24, has dressed in 20 ECHL games this season with the Manchester Monarchs collecting…

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Dec. 14, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenseman Ashton Sautner from the Utica Comets. Sautner, 23, has collected a goal and two assists in 21 games with the Comets this season.…

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Dec. 14, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ... American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that Scott Pellerin and Craig Cunningham will serve as the honorary captains for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone…

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Dec. 13, 2017

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets were defeated by the Rochester Americans 3-1 Wednesday night at Blue Cross Arena. Michael Carcone put the Comets up 1-0 just 1:27 into the game by somehow squeezing a shot through the pads of Linus Ullmark. Wacey…

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Dec. 13, 2017

Your holiday shopping just got a little easier. This winter, the Comets and Stevens-Swan Humane Society partnered up for their first ever ‘Comets, Canines and Cats’ 2018 Calendar. The 12-month spiral calendar features some of your favorite…

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Dec. 13, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-10-4) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (14-5-6) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsRCH Tonight’s…

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Dec. 13, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Dylan Blujus to a professional tryout contract. Blujus, 23, has skated in 21 ECHL games this season with the Jacksonville Icemen registering…

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Dec. 11, 2017

Several area players will have the opportunity of a lifetime in February, as they will compete in the Quebec International Pee Wee tournament, one of the most notable and prestigious tournaments in the world. Nine players from the Jr. Comets, along with…

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Dec. 11, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Comets to the Kalamazoo Wings. In addition, forward Danny Moynihan has been returned on loan to…

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Dec. 11, 2017

The Utica Comets are pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Donovan as Mohawk Valley Garden’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). As the first COO in the history of Mohawk Valley Garden, Donovan will oversee all facets of the company, from the…

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Dec. 10, 2017

Providence, R.I. – The Utica Comets fell to the Providence Bruins 4-3 in overtime Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin Donuts Center. Alexis D’Aoust drew first blood two and a half minutes into the game, deflecting a shot from Guillaume Brisebois.…

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Dec. 10, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-10-3) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (15-6-2) Dunkin Donuts Center, 3:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsPRO Tonight’s…

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Dec. 09, 2017

Providence, R.I. – The Utica Comets fell to the Providence Bruins by a score of 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center. The first period went scoreless thanks to the efforts of Thatcher Demko and Jordan Binnington. Jakob Forsbacka…

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Dec. 09, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-10-2) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (14-6-2) Dunkin Donuts Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsPRO Tonight’s…

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Dec. 08, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets. Demko, 21, has appeared in 15 games with the Comets this season and ranks ties for seventh in the…

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Dec. 07, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired forward Nic Dowd from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for defenseman Jordan Subban. Dowd, 27, has appeared in 16 games (0-1-1) with the Kings this…

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Dec. 07, 2017

The AHL All-Star Classic returns to the Adirondack Bank Center January 28 & 29 and so do the mascots from around the league. This also means that during the January 29 game, the players won’t be the only ones mixing it up on the ice. During…

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Dec. 07, 2017

Last week, Comets players participated in Jr. Comets’ joint practices as part of the Jr. Comets Mentorship Program. It was an opportunity for those players who were not present for the draft to meet their mentor for the first time. “It’s…

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Dec. 06, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 6-1 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Patrick Wiercioch put the Comets up 1-0 halfway through the opening frame with a shorthanded goal. Jayson Megna and Cam…

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Dec. 06, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Michael Chaput and goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets. Chaput, 25, has collected 15 points (8-7-15) in 20 games and ranks third…

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Dec. 06, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-9-2) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (10-9-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #SYRvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 06, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Brady Brassart and defenseman Cliff Watson to a professional tryout contract. In addition, Brian Ward has been released from his professional…

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Dec. 05, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, several players got a chance to spend time with some of our country’s veterans and learn a little more about their service.  Sitrin Health Care Center transformed their Community Center into a shooting range for the afternoon…

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Dec. 04, 2017

On December 1 during their game, the Comets announced the details of their 5 Games of Christmas. In case you missed it, here are all of the exciting events happening the rest of this month! December 6: Mystery Boxes & Debut of Two New Merchandise…

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Dec. 02, 2017

Bridgeport, CT – The Utica Comets defeated the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-1 in a shootout Saturday night at Webster Bank Arena. Contrary to last night’s contest, the Comets and Sound Tigers failed to find the back of the net in the opening…

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Dec. 02, 2017

UTICA COMETS (9-9-2) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (12-7-1) Webster Bank Arena, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsBRI Tonight’s…

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Dec. 01, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a score of 7-6 in overtime Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center Reid Boucher struck 46 seconds into the game, burying a loose puck past Christopher Gibson. Jordan Subban…

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Dec. 01, 2017

UTICA COMETS (9-9-1) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (11-7-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BRIvsUTI…

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Dec. 01, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks has reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig to the Comets from the Kalamazoo Wings. Garteig, 26, has appeared in four games with the Kalamazoo Wings…

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Nov. 30, 2017

Jordan Subban earned the honor of representing Utica in the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic hosted in Lehigh Valley. He led the Comets defensemen in the 2016-17 season with eight goals and 20 points in his first 29 games. “It was a really cool experience,…

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Nov. 29, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a score of 2-1 in overtime Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. A back and forth first period went scoreless thanks to superb efforts from Thatcher Demko and Linus Ullmark,…

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Nov. 29, 2017

UTICA COMETS (8-9-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (11-5-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #RCHvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Nov. 29, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Cam Darcy to an AHL contract. Darcy, 23, has skated in 12 games with the Comets this season totaling four points (0-4-4) and nine penalty minutes.…

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Nov. 27, 2017

Even at the youth level, playing hockey can be a large commitment for everyone involved. Parents, coaches, even the players themselves have to sacrifice a lot just to play the great sport of ice hockey and to have a chance to be successful. Starting…

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Nov. 27, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has recalled forward Danny Moynihan from the Kalamazoo Wings. In a separate transaction, defenseman Joe Faust was released from his professional tryout contract.…

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Nov. 26, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled Nikolay Goldobin from the Utica Comets. Goldobin, 22, has led the Comets in scoring in 2017-18, collecting 19 points (7-12-19) in 18 games…

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Nov. 25, 2017

Laval, QUE – The Utica Comets defeated the Laval Rocket by a score of 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night at Place Bell. Alexis D’Aoust netted the first goal of the game for the second straight night, converting on a one-time pass from Patrick…

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Nov. 25, 2017

UTICA COMETS (7-9-1) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (9-8-3) Place Bell, 3 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Tonight’s Game: The…

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Nov. 24, 2017

Laval, QUE – The Utica Comets defeated the Laval Rocket by a score of 3-2 Friday night at Place Bell Alexis D’Aoust drew first blood for the Comets, putting a rebound in front of the net with seven minutes to go in the opening frame. Griffen…

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Nov. 24, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Philip Holm to the Utica Comets. Holm, 25, leads Comets defensemen in scoring this season, recording 10 points (2-8-10) in 15 games played.…

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Nov. 24, 2017

UTICA COMETS (6-9-1) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (9-7-3) Place Bell, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Tonight’s Game:…

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Nov. 22, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies 5-2 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Both teams had a plethora of chances in the opening frame with Utica and Toronto combining for 31 shots, but it was ultimately the Marlies…

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Nov. 22, 2017

UTICA COMETS (6-8-1) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (13-4-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #TORvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Nov. 22, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed forward Brian Ward to a professional tryout contract. Ward, 25, has dressed in 17 games with the Adirondack Thunder this season posting nine points (5-6-11)…

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Nov. 21, 2017

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets continue the growing streak of sellout games at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium with a current running total of 100 straight games. In addition, the Comets have sold out 85 consecutive regular…

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Nov. 21, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Joe Faust to a professional tryout contract. Faust, 26, has skated in 15 games with the Idaho Steelheads this season collecting eight assists.…

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Nov. 20, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned defenseman Mackenze Stewart from the Kalamazoo Wings to the Comets. Stewart, 22, has appeared in 11 games with the Wings this season…

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Nov. 20, 2017

Earlier today, the Utica Comets players, coaches, and staff bussed down the road to the Rescue Mission of Utica to personally deliver 250 turkeys and other Thanksgiving goods to local families in need.  Comets players first unloaded the turkeys…

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Nov. 20, 2017

Written and photographed by those who lived and breathed it, ‘A Comets Story’ is a commemorative fifth anniversary book that recaps everything through the first five seasons of Utica Comets hockey. The 240-page hard cover coffee-table style…

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Nov. 20, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Philip Holm from the Utica Comets and reassigned defenseman Patrick Wiercioch.  Holm, 25, leads Comets defensemen in scoring this season,…

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Nov. 18, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Hartford Wolf Pack by a score of 4-1 Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Carter Bancks put the Comets up 1-0 seven minutes into the game, firing a wrister past Chris Nell. Nikolay Goldobin and…

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Nov. 18, 2017

Tonight will mark the end of a long and exciting AHL career for Steeve Lemay that both started and ended in Utica. Mike Murray of the AHL will present Lemay with an award prior to the Comets game against the Hartford Wolfpack. Lemay began his AHL career…

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Nov. 18, 2017

UTICA COMETS (6-7-1) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (6-8-3) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #HFDvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Nov. 17, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Belleville Senators by a score of 7-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The Comets tied the franchise record for goals scored in a game and largest margin of victory. The first period went scoreless,…

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Nov. 17, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson confirmed today that Darren Archibald underwent successful surgery after suffering a facial fracture. Darren Archibald sustained a facial fracture to his cheek bone on Wednesday, November 8 during…

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Nov. 17, 2017

UTICA COMETS (5-7-1) vs. BELLEVILLE SENATORS (8-7-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BELvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Nov. 16, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned defenseman Anton Cederholm from the Kalamazoo Wings to the Utica Comets. Cederholm, 22, has dressed in 10 games with the Wings this…

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Nov. 15, 2017

Laval, Qué. – The Utica Comets fell to the Laval Rocket by a score of 5-4 Wednesday night at Place Bell. Daniel Carr struck less than five minutes into the game with a power play goal. Peter Holland and Michael McCarron had the assists.…

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Nov. 15, 2017

For the third consecutive year, the Utica Comets hosted their coloring contest for area elementary schools. The contest ran from October 11 through November 10, with a grand prize worth $10,000 in educational prizes including iPads and street hockey…

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Nov. 15, 2017

UTICA COMETS (5-6-1) vs. LAVAL ROCKET (8-5-2) Place Bell, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsLAV Tonight’s…

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Nov. 14, 2017

With this being the first year the Jr. Comets being a full fledged Tier I youth hockey program, let’s take a look at what some of the differences and benefits are to playing at this level. Director of the Junior Comets Bill Horton says it all starts…

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Nov. 14, 2017

Earlier today, Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced that Adam Pawlick has been named Vice President of the Comets. Pawlick will oversee the entirety of the business operations for the Comets, focusing primarily on Ticketing, Corporate Sales,…

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Nov. 13, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson has announced that the club has signed forward Brendan Woods to an AHL contract. Woods, 25, has skated in six games with the Comets registering one goal and 24 penalty minutes. The Humboldt, Saskatchewan native…

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Nov. 13, 2017

Utica, NY – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Utica Comets to the Kalamazoo Wings. Garteig, 25, has appeared in two games with the Kalamazoo Wings this season posting a record…

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Nov. 10, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 5-2 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Nicolas Roy netted the game’s first goal with 3:29 to go in the opening frame, intercepting a pass from Evan McEneny…

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Nov. 10, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned center Reid Boucher and goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets.  Boucher, 24, ranks second on the Comets in scoring this season with…

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Nov. 10, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. - Earlier today, the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium held an unveiling ceremony for its new POW Chair Memorial in Section 215 of the inner concourse. The ceremony, led by Rick Redmond, General Manager of the Adirondack…

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Nov. 10, 2017

UTICA COMETS (5-5-1) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (9-3-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #CHAvsUTI…

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Nov. 09, 2017

With a little over two months until the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic at the Adirondack Bank Center, let us take a look back on the history of the event. The American Hockey League first held an All-Star Game during the 1941–42 season in Cleveland,…

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Nov. 08, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell the to the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 5-2 Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Andrew Miller gave Charlotte an early 1-0 lead, sneaking around the Comets defense and putting a shot behind Richard…

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Nov. 08, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -  The American Hockey League and NHL Network today announced a schedule of 10 AHL games, including one Utica Comets game. to be aired live on NHL Network during the 2017-18 regular season. “As…

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Nov. 08, 2017

UTICA COMETS (5-4-1) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (8-3-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #CHAvsUTI…

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Nov. 07, 2017

On Sunday, Season Ticket Members will have the chance to spend their football Sunday with the entire Comets roster of players and coaches. Meet the Team, Meet the Building, will take place this Sunday from 1-4 at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica…

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Nov. 07, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Reid Boucher from the Utica Comets.  Boucher, 24, ranks second on the Comets in scoring this season with 10 points (3-7-10) in 10 games.…

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Nov. 06, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Brendan Gaunce from the Utica Comets. Gaunce, 23, collected two goals and an assist on a five-game conditioning stint with the Comets this season.…

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Nov. 06, 2017

On Friday, November 10, during the Utica Comets 7 pm puck drop against the Charlotte Checkers, the Comets will honor those men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting our freedoms, with their annual Military Appreciation Night. Friday…

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Nov. 05, 2017

In honor of both the Comets fifth season and the fifteenth anniversary of the Rob Esche Save of the Day Foundation, the two entities are partnering together to bring smiles to the faces of a member of our Comets family who need some extra love and support…

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Nov. 05, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned center Jayson Megna to the Utica Comets. Megna, 27, played one game with the Canucks and has collected one assist and four penalty minutes in four games…

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Nov. 04, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The first period went scoreless despite the Comets having five power plays, including an extended five-on-three that…

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Nov. 04, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, the Canucks have reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig to the Comets…

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Nov. 03, 2017

UTICA COMETS (4-4-1) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (6-4-0) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #RCHvsUTI…

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Nov. 03, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Binghamton Devils by a score of 2-1 Friday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Nathan Bastian netted the first goal of the game with 1:44 remaining in the opening frame, firing a bad angle shot that somehow…

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Nov. 03, 2017

Utica, N.Y. - Tickets for the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at the Labatt Blue Ticket Entrance of the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium…

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Nov. 02, 2017

UTICA COMETS (4-3-1) vs. BINGHANTON DEVILS (4-2-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #BNGvsUTI Tonight’s…

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Nov. 02, 2017

Last night, the Adirondack Bank Center opened its doors for the Utica Comets fifth season home opener. Despite a shootout loss, the night was one of the more special ones to take place at The AUD, with an array of new amenities and game day events that…

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Nov. 02, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned forward Anton Rodin to the Utica Comets. Rodin, 26, has appeared in three games for the Comets this season recording two assists (0-2-2). In 2016-17,…

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Nov. 01, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – The Utica Comets fell to the Rochester Americans 4-3 in a shootout in their home opener at the Adirondack Bank Center. Hudson Fasching struck 14 seconds into the game to take an early 1-0 lead. C.J. Smith and Kyle Criscuolo had the…

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Nov. 01, 2017

Utica, NY - The American Hockey League announced today that Utica Comets goaltender Thatcher Demko has been selected as the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October. Demko helped the Comets through the gauntlet of a season-opening seven-game road…

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Nov. 01, 2017

UTICA COMETS (4-3-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (4-4-1) Adirondack Bank Center, 7 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #RCHvsUTI…

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Nov. 01, 2017

It has been 200 days since the Utica Comets have played a game on home ice. Tonight, the newly remodeled Adirondack Bank Center will once again play host to the boys in blue and green and their devoted fans. As we prepare for the excitement tonight,…

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Oct. 31, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. - The week of the Comets home opener kicked off in exciting fashion, with two art unveilings in Zuhaus, part of the 26,000-square foot renovation.  A group of the Comets staff, AUD Authority, and family & friends gathered together…

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Oct. 30, 2017

With opening night just over 48 hours away, it’s officially time to get excited about the fifth season of Comets hockey. And what better way to get pumped up for Wednesday than to think about all of the new concession options that are coming to…

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Oct. 30, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Anton Rodin from the Utica Comets. Rodin, 26, has appeared in three games for the Comets this season recording two assists (0-2-2). In 2016-17,…

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Oct. 29, 2017

Charlotte, N.C. – The Utica Comets defeated the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 6-3 Sunday afternoon at the Bojangles Coliseum. The game got off to a fast start with Carter Bancks and Patrick Brown dropping the gloves at the opening faceoff. The…

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Oct. 29, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Jayson Megna from the Utica Comets. Megna, 27, has collected one assist and four penalty minutes in four games with the Comets in 2017-18. He…

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Oct. 28, 2017

UTICA COMETS (3-3-0) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (6-2-0) Bojangles Coliseum, 1 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCHA Today’s…

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Oct. 28, 2017

Charlotte, N.C. – The Utica Comets fell to the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 5-1 Saturday night at the Bojangles Coliseum. Neither team could find the back of the net in the opening frame. The Comets dominated in their defensive zone, allowing…

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Oct. 28, 2017

UTICA COMETS (3-2-0) vs. CHARLOTTE CHECKERS (5-2-0) Bojangles Coliseum, 6 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsCHA Tonight’s…

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Oct. 27, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned forwards Michael Chaput and Cole Cassels to the Utica Comets. Chaput, 25, has appeared in four games for the Comets this season, recording two points…

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Oct. 25, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets. Demko, 21, has appeared in four games for the Comets this season, posting a record of 3-1-0. His…

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Oct. 25, 2017

There will be new uniforms for Comets' fans to familiarize themselves with at the Adirondack Bank Center this coming season. Early on in the AHL season, during a two-week period, the Charlotte Checkers and Comets will get to know each other well. …

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Oct. 25, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned center Brendan Ganuce to the Utica Comets on a conditioning assignment. Gaunce, 23, registered five assists and 33 penalty minutes in 57 games for the…

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Oct. 24, 2017

The Comets are just over a week away from their home opener on November 1; aside from the inaugural season, this is set to be the most anticipated home opener to date, as next Wednesday will serve as the officially unveiling for the 26,000-square foot…

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Oct. 23, 2017

When it comes to youth hockey coaches, there may not be a better group than what the Jr. Comets have. The Jr. Comets boast nine coaches who have played NCAA Division I/III and/or professional hockey. That staff includes Comets’ president Robert…

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Oct. 23, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Patrick Wiercioch and goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets. Wiercioch, 27, has registered a goal in two games with the Comets this…

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Oct. 21, 2017

Rochester, N.Y. – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans 5-1 at Blue Cross Arena Saturday Night. For the fifth straight game, the Comets scored the first goal. Darren Archibald tucked home a power play goal at the 3:42 mark of the opening…

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Oct. 21, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Patrick Wiercioch to the Utica Comets. Wiercioch, 27, has registered a goal in two games with the Comets this season. In 2016-17,…

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Oct. 21, 2017

UTICA COMETS (2-2-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (2-2-0) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsRCH…

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Oct. 20, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Patrick Wiercioch from the Utica Comets. Wiercioch, 27, has registered a goal in two games with the Comets this season. In 2016-17,…

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Oct. 19, 2017

In all the fun and friendliness that comes with watching the stars of today and tomorrow during AHL All-Star Classic, it is important to remember those who paved the way for today’s modern game. Formed in 2006, the American Hockey League Hall of…

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Oct. 18, 2017

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the Comets Fan Fest, presented by Galaxy Communications and Murphy Excavating, will take place on Saturday, November 4, from 3-7 pm, prior to puck drop between the Comets and Rochester Americans.…

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Oct. 16, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled center Michael Chaput from the Utica Comets. Chaput, 25, has appeared in four games for the Utica Comets this season, recording two points (1-1-2) and…

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Oct. 16, 2017

It was another positive weekend in the realm of Utica Jr. Comets hockey. Two teams picked up big wins and another took a giant leap in the right direction. In the Jr. Comets game of the week, the 2003 team faced off against the Springfield Rifles. The…

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Oct. 16, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has loaned forward Danny Moynihan to the Kalamazoo Wings. Moynihan, 21, did not dress in the first four games with the Comets. The forward amassed 52 points (22-30-52)…

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Oct. 14, 2017

Syracuse, N.Y. – The Utica Comets beat the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-2 Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. The Comets scored first for the fourth consecutive game, this time off the stick of Nikolay Goldobin eight minutes…

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Oct. 13, 2017

UTICA COMETS (1-2-0) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (1-1-1) Onondaga County War Memorial Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsSYR…

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Oct. 13, 2017

Rochester, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a score of 2-0 on Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena. Nikolay Goldobin struck 46 seconds into the game, capitalizing on a turnover behind the Americans net. Reid Boucher…

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Oct. 13, 2017

UTICA COMETS (0-2-0) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (2-0-0) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsRCH Tonight’s…

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Oct. 12, 2017

Brendan Woods is no stranger to Utica, New York. His mother is from the area and still has relatives that live here. He also has ties to hockey in Utica as well as the Comets. Woods’ father, Bob, was roommates with Comets Director of Hockey Operations…

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Oct. 11, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson has announced that the club has signed forward Brendan Woods to a professional tryout contract. Woods, 25, skated in 24 games with the Charlotte Checkers last season registering six points (3-3-6)…

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Oct. 11, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Anton Cederholm from the Utica Comets to the Kalamazoo Wings. Cederholm, 22, did not dress in either of the Comets two games…

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Oct. 09, 2017

TEACHING LEADERSHIP AT A YOUNG AGE Being named the captain of a sports team is typically held as a big honor, especially at a young age. However, being a captain also holds great responsibility. With the captains from the 2003, 2004, and 2005 Utica Jr.…

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Oct. 08, 2017

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets were defeated 4-3 by the Toronto Marlies Sunday night at Ricoh Coliseum. The Comets scored the first goal for the second consecutive game coming off the stick of Carter Bancks four and half minutes into the opening…

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Oct. 08, 2017

UTICA COMETS (0-1-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (1-0-0) Ricoh Coliseum, 4:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight's Game:…

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Oct. 07, 2017

Toronto, Ont. – The Utica Comets fell by a score of 3-1 to the Toronto Marlies Saturday night at the Ricoh Coliseum. The Comets struck first blood courtesy of Nikolay Goldobin just 6:30 into the opening period. Reid Boucher and Alexis D’Aoust…

COMETS OPEN SEASON AGAINST TORONTO
Oct. 07, 2017

UTICA COMETS (0-0-0) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (0-0-0) Ricoh Coliseum, 4:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #UTIvsTOR Tonight’s…

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Oct. 05, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets general manager Ryan Johnson announced the opening night roster that includes 27 players to start the 2017-18 season. The Comets begin the regular season on Saturday afternoon at the Ricoh Coliseum against the Toronto Marlies…

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Oct. 05, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson has announced that the club has signed forward Cameron Darcy to a professional tryout contract. Darcy, 23, split the 2016-17 season between the Syracuse Crunch (3-4-7) and the Kalamazoo Wings…

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Oct. 04, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Comets have reduced their roster by two players. The current roster stands at 27 players. The following player has been reassigned to Kalamazoo by the Vancouver Canucks: Mackenze…

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Oct. 03, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today the club’s 23-man roster to start the 2017-18 season. In addition, Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced one roster move, giving the Comets a total of 29 players.…

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Oct. 03, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenseman Derrick Pouliot from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenseman Andrey Pedan and a fourth round selection in the 2018 NHL Entry…

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Oct. 02, 2017

EARLY TOURNAMENT GOOD MEASURING STICK FOR JR. COMETS The Utica Jr. Comets kicked off their 2017-18 game schedule this past weekend, with the 2003-2006 birth year teams taking part in the Canadiens Cup in Toronto, Ontario. While the four teams saw mixed…

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Oct. 02, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Comets have reduced their pre-season roster by four players. The Comets currently have a total of 29 players on the pre-season roster. The following players have been…

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Oct. 02, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their opening night roster by four players. The following players have been assigned to Utica: Anton Rodin - Right Wing Michael Chaput - Center Jayson…

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Oct. 01, 2017

Syracuse, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Syracuse Crunch in the back half of their home-and-home pre-season series by a score of 3-1 on Sunday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. The first period saw a lack of offense, with both…

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Oct. 01, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Comets have reduced their pre-season roster by three players. The Comets currently have a total of 29 players on the pre-season roster. The following players have been…

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Sep. 30, 2017

Rome, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-2 Saturday night at the Bill Fleet Rink at Kennedy Arena. The Crunch struck just two and a half minutes into the game courtesy of Daniel Walcott. Michael Peca and Alex Gallant…

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Sep. 29, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by three players. The following players have been assigned to Utica: Nikolay Goldobin - Right Wing Philip Holm - Defense The…

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Sep. 29, 2017

The Comets are prepared to kick off their 5th anniversary season on September 30, with a home preseason game vs. the Syracuse Crunch. For the third time in the history of the Comets’ preseason, they will host this game at John F. Kennedy Arena…

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Sep. 28, 2017

On September 28, Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo arrived at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome to make a pair of special announcements. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. took to the podium first, and spoke to the correlation between Governor…

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Sep. 27, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster. The following players have been assigned to Utica: Guillaume Brisebois - Defense Jalen Chatfield - Defense Thatcher Demko…

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Sep. 27, 2017

The current West End Expansion Project is not the only addition coming to The AUD this fall. On September 27, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced the 10-year, multi-million-dollar naming rights partnership between The AUD Authority and…

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Sep. 26, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today the team’s training camp roster which comprises of 15 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders. The following players have been assigned by the Vancouver Canucks:…

JR. COMETS WRAP UP TRAINING CAMP
Sep. 25, 2017

The Utica Jr. Comets 2003-2006 birth year teams kicked off their 2017-18 season over the weekend. The season started with a two-day training camp at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The camp mirrored that of an NHL or AHL training camp, and included on-ice…

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Sep. 23, 2017

Utica, N.Y. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by ten players. The following players have been assigned to Utica: Carcone, Michael - Right Wing Laplante, Yan-Pavel…

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Sep. 22, 2017

Utica, N.Y. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by three players. The following players will attend the Utica Comets Training Camp: Carter Bancks - Left Wing Wacey…

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Sep. 22, 2017

As the Utica Comets prepare for their upcoming season, the younger Comets are set to do the same, beginning this weekend. For the first time in their history, the Jr. Comets will host their own two-day training camp this weekend for select age groups,…

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Sep. 21, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by four players. The following player has been assigned to his junior team: Jakob Stukel                …

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Sep. 18, 2017

Earlier this week, the Utica Comets officially announced their promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season, which will also be their fifth season in existence. The season is sure to be a memorable one, with a new coach at the helm, a new fifth anniversary…

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Sep. 13, 2017

With less than three weeks until the Utica Comets' pre-season opener, coach Trent Cull is already at work. Joining a new organization, familiarizing himself with a new city, and following in the steps of a successful and popular coach, Cull has much…

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Sep. 05, 2017

The Comets aren’t the only local business who are celebrating a milestone this fall. Aqua Vino, the restaurant owned by Comets President Robert Esche, heads into its tenth anniversary this fall; today, September 5, 2007, was the soft opening of…

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Aug. 24, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the team will play a home-and-home preseason series against the Syracuse Crunch, beginning on Saturday, September 30. The Comets will host the first game of the series at the…

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Aug. 24, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Michael Garteig to a one-year American Hockey League contract.  Garteig, 25, dressed in 22 games with the Aces last season, posting…

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Aug. 23, 2017

Earlier this summer, the Utica Comets staff sent out a survey to its valued Season Ticket Members to ask for some feedback about different aspects of the organization, ranging from ticketing to game day operations to concessions. The staff has had some…

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Aug. 21, 2017

With the fifth season in franchise history quickly approaching, big things are to come for the Comets' merchandise department. New Director of Merchandising for the Comets, Sarah Colson, has worked diligently this summer to revamp the merchandise…

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Aug. 17, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that Curtis Sanford has been named Player Development Goaltending Consultant and Utica-native Josh Gagnon has been promoted to Video Coach. “We’re excited to have…

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Aug. 14, 2017

With only four short weeks until all skaters and netminders are headed to Vancouver to begin Canucks’ training camp, Comets Tales caught up with three fan-favorites to talk about their summer preparations. The days of coming to training camp to…

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Aug. 09, 2017

The Nexus Center is (literally) all about connections, and how to intertwine different sports and entertainment facets of Utica’s community into one. CEO of MVG and President of the Utica Comets Robert Esche has worked with local leaders to develop…

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Aug. 07, 2017

Comets Tales :  Meet Jaime Sifers With parts of eight AHL seasons experience behind him, Jaime Sifers hasn't skated a single game at The AUD – yet. This is going to change come November 1. The newly signed Comets defenseman is anxious…

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Aug. 02, 2017

A couple of months ago, the current construction project at the Utica Memorial Auditorium unearthed a pleasant surprise that brought construction and development of The AUD full circle. While disassembling the area around the Labatt Blue Ticket Entrance,…

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Aug. 01, 2017

On July 26, the Comets announced Ryan Johnson as General Manager of the Utica Comets – their first in franchise history. And on the heels of the hockey operations revamp comes a new business operations department, spearheaded by VP of Corporate…

WELCOME TO THE ZUHAUS
Jul. 26, 2017

Zuhaus – which means ‘at home’ in German, is the only loge seating area across the American Hockey League that provides guests with a luxurious, comfortable and exclusive feel while enjoying the game on the ice. Think of it as a private…

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Jul. 26, 2017

Utica, NY– Vancouver Canucks President, Hockey Operations, Trevor Linden announced new roles within the club’s Hockey Operations department today. Ryan Johnson was named General Manager of the Utica Comets and Gary Agnew joins Utica…

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Jul. 25, 2017

Southwest Michigan and the Mohawk Valley have always had one thing in common – the love of hockey. The similarities run deeper this season as the Kalamazoo Wings rejoin the Utica Comets in the Vancouver Canucks development system. Kalamazoo is…

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Jul. 19, 2017

By now, everyone knows that October will bring the addition of premium seating options to The AUD. The West End Expansion project is moving full steam ahead, as the six executive suites and loge seating area are visible when driving on Oriskany Street.…

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Jul. 13, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jaime Sifers to a two-year American Hockey League contract. Sifers, 34, has spent the last three season with the Columbus Blue…

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Jul. 12, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Evan McEneny to a two-year, two-way contract. “Evan put up good numbers in his first full season on the Comets blue line in 2016-17,”…

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Jul. 12, 2017

If you are a woman, and you have been to a Comets game at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, you have probably experienced one of the biggest frustrations out there – a long, never-ending bathroom line. The AUD, constructed over 60 years ago in 1959,…

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Jul. 12, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks President Trevor Linden announced today that the Kalamazoo Wings have signed a one-year agreement to be the ECHL affiliate of the Canucks and Utica Comets for the 2017-18 season. “We are pleased to announce a new partnership…

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Jul. 11, 2017

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets and the American Hockey League have announced the 2017-18 regular season schedule. The fifth season of Comets hockey will begin with a pair of weekend games in Toronto when they face the Marlies on October 7 at 3 p.m. and…

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Jul. 11, 2017

Utica NY, - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Darren Archibald to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season. Archibald, 27, has spent the previous four seasons with…

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Jul. 07, 2017

The Utica Comets were honored on Wednesday evening during the American Hockey League Awards Gala with the Eastern Conference Fan Experience Excellence Award for the 2016-17 season.  The event, which took place at the AHL's annual meeting of…

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Jul. 05, 2017

Phase I Construction at the Utica Memorial Auditorium has been underway for almost two months, with progress visible to those driving on Oriskany St West. The project, which will be completed by the start of the Comets 2017-18 season, will add women’s…

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Jun. 28, 2017

Earlier today the Vancouver Canucks announced Trent Cull as the man to lead the Utica Comets into the fifth season. Cull played ten seasons of professional hockey and most recently completed a memorable season with the Syracuse Crunch as the assistant…

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Jun. 28, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manger Jim Benning announced today that Trent Cull has been named head coach of the Utica Comets. Cull becomes the second head coach in Comets history joining Utica from the Syracuse Crunch where he served as assistant…

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Jun. 28, 2017

Less than 200 miles down the thruway, travelers will find the newly constructed HarborCenter, a development featuring two NHL-sized ice rinks and a direct connection to a third rink at the First Niagara Center, the home of the Buffalo Sabres. The HarborCenter…

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Jun. 22, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, the Urban Renewal Agency (URA) of the City of Utica discussed at length the sale of the 318.8-1-52./1 Whitesboro Street Property, also known as Washington Courts, to The AUD Authority and Oneida County to be utilized for development…

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Jun. 14, 2017

An offseason at 400 Oriskany St W is usually filled with endless thoughts of the next hockey season with everyone anxiously awaiting October. However, this summer The AUD is anything but quiet as the sounds of continual construction fill the…

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Jun. 08, 2017

Utica, NY - Upper Mohawk Valley Memorial Auditorium Authority (UMVMAA) Chairman Carl Annese announced today that the board, in conjunction with co-applicant Oneida County, has submitted the City of Utica’s Urban Renewal Agency Application to purchase…

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Jun. 07, 2017

Vancouver, BC - The Vancouver Canucks announced Head Coach Travis Green’s coaching staff today, naming Newell Brown, Nolan Baumgartner, Doug Jarvis and Manny Malhotra assistant coaches, Dan Cloutier goaltending coach, Glenn Carnegie skill coach…

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Jun. 07, 2017

The U District, an area devoted to Arts, Sports, and Entertainment, has the ability to change the landscape of downtown Utica. The District, containing the Nexus Center, American Craft Beer Museum and Innovation Center, Utica Commons Casino and the evolving…

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May. 31, 2017

The history of beer in Utica is a rich one, dating back to the 1800s. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is looking to bring history to the present and carry it through the future with the American Craft Beer Museum and Innovation Center.…

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May. 24, 2017

Those of you who have been to Lake Placid, New York, are familiar with the basics: it’s a small town in upstate New York that gains most of its revenue from tournament-based sports recreation play. This is the exact foot traffic and critical mass…

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May. 17, 2017

When Mayor John T. McKennan came up with the idea for a central hub of activity in Utica, New York, he had no idea that sixty years later, in 2017, similar minds would piggyback on his innovative plan to make The AUD and its surrounding area the place…

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May. 03, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Andrey Pedan to a one-year, two-way contract. “Andrey had a good season in Utica and we’re pleased to re-sign him,” said…

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Apr. 26, 2017

Vancouver, B.C. — Vancouver Canucks General Manger Jim Benning announced today that the team has named Travis Green as Head Coach. Green becomes the 19th Head Coach in Canucks history after being promoted from his role as Head Coach of the club’s…

A LOOK BACK AT THE 2016-17 SEASON
Apr. 24, 2017

The fourth season for the Utica Comets is in the books. While it was a season that unfortunately did not result in playoff hockey, the seven months of hockey that fans witnessed at The AUD brought about some exciting changes coupled with building upon…

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Apr. 24, 2017

Adam Pawlick has an interesting past. Originally from Whitesboro (NY), prior to joining the Comets' staff this past fall, Pawlick played three seasons professionally for the Pensacola Ice Flyers hockey team. Stepping away from skating (after winning…

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Apr. 15, 2017

Syracuse, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 5-2 on Saturday Night at the OnCenter War Memorial Arena to conclude the 2016-17 season. 5:24 into the game, Henri Ikonen scored his sixth of the year on a rebound. The goal…

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Apr. 15, 2017

UTICA COMETS (35-31-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (37-24-14) Oncenter War Memorial Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 14, 2017

Utica, NY – Darren Archibald makes Comets history as the team defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack by a 5-4 score on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. With a Toronto Marlies win against St. John’s, the Comets playoff hopes remain…

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Apr. 13, 2017

UTICA COMETS (34-31-9) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (24-44-6) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 12, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered the third consecutive loss with a 7-2 score against the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Just 1:20 into the game, Erik Condra scored his 14th of the year on a one-timer from…

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Apr. 12, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today the club has recalled forward Marco Roy. Roy, 22, has dressed in 23 games with the Utica Comets this season posting one goal, five assists (1-5-6) and six penalty…

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Apr. 11, 2017

UTICA COMETS (34-30-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (35-24-14) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 10, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Richard Bachman and forwards Nikolay Goldobin and Yan-Pavel Laplante to the Utica Comets. Bachman, 29, has split the season between…

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Apr. 10, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Zack MacEwen to an amateur tryout contract. MacEwen, 20, recently finished his season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the…

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Apr. 09, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets were shutout by Charlie Lindgren and the St. John’s IceCaps by a 1-0 score on Sunday afternoon at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The two teams skated to an aggressive scoreless first period. Nine penalties were…

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Apr. 09, 2017

UTICA COMETS (34-29-9) vs. ST. JOHN'S ICECAPS (34-29-10) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 08, 2017

Rochester, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Rochester Americans by a score of 5-0 on Saturday night at the Blue Cross Arena. 3:59 into the game, Cole Schneider scored his 23rd of the year with a power play goal from Patrick Mullen and Tim Kennedy.…

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Apr. 07, 2017

UTICA COMETS (34-28-9) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (30-39-2) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Apr. 07, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-1 on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. On the second power play of the night, Joseph LaBate deflected a Colby Robak shot for his sixth goal of the season at…

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Apr. 07, 2017

UTICA COMETS (33-28-9) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (40-26-5) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 06, 2017

Our story: Last August, our grandson, Spencer, was diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome, shortly after turning 2 years old. Imagine Alzheimer’s but in children. That’s what Sanfilippo is like. But instead of striking adults later in their lives,…

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Apr. 05, 2017

Utica, NY – Utica Comets President Robert Esche has announced the details to Fan Appreciation Week, celebrated over the final three regular season home games. The weeks’ worth of celebration for the best fans in the American Hockey League…

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Apr. 04, 2017

A half a century ago, the 1967-68 Clinton Comets proved to be one of the most elite teams ever compiled in sports. This past weekend, eight members from the unstoppable 67-68 Comets reunited under the cables of The AUD for a commemorative banner raising…

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Apr. 03, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that Friday’s game will be a night to raise awareness for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare, fatal genetic disease affecting the brain and spinal cord. The game on April 7 will consist of…

COMETS BEAT PENGUINS IN A SHOOTOUT
Apr. 02, 2017

Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Utica Comets beat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a shootout by a score of 3-2 on Sunday evening at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Cody Kunyk deflected a Jordan Subban slap shot to give the Comets a 1-0 lead 2:28 into the game.…

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Apr. 02, 2017

UTICA COMETS (32-28-9) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (47-19-3) Mohegan Sun Arena, 3:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Apr. 01, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans by a score of 5-3 on Saturday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The win was the Comets’ eighth straight win on home ice. Kyle Bonis opened the scoring just four minutes into…

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Mar. 31, 2017

UTICA COMETS (31-28-9) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (28-37-2) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 31, 2017

Rochester, NY – The Utica Comets tested Linus Ullmark early and often but lost by a score of 5-2 on Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena. The two teams skated to a scoreless first period with Ullmark making 12 saves and fending off all forms…

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Mar. 31, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today the club has loaned forward Marco Roy to the Alaska Aces. Roy, 22, has dressed in 23 games with the Utica Comets this season posting one goal, five assists (1-5-6) and…

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Mar. 31, 2017

UTICA COMETS (31-27-9) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (27-37-2) Blue Cross Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Mar. 30, 2017

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets continue the growing streak of sellout games at the Utica Memorial Auditorium with a current running total of 93 games. In addition, the Comets have sold out 78 consecutive regular season games. The current AHL record for…

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Mar. 30, 2017

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Derek Hulak has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Mohawk Valley during the 2016-17 season. Hulak…

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Mar. 29, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-assigned forward Joseph LaBate to the Utica Comets. LaBate, 23, has registered 1.8 hits per game in 13 appearances with the Canucks this season. The…

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Mar. 29, 2017

UTICA, NY – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has returned forward Emerson Clark on loan to the Tulsa Oilers. Clark, 24, skated in two games with the Comets and 10 games with the Chicago Wolves…

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Mar. 28, 2017

If the walls of the Arena over on Kirkland Avenue in Clinton could speak, Pierre Prevost's name would be in conversation. Two full seasons skating in Clinton (1967-68 & 1969-70) is all it took for the Cornwall, Ontario native to remain in the…

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Mar. 26, 2017

Back in the fall, Curtis Valk had a plan – to make the Utica Comets' final cut. 60-plus games later, the diminutive forward is enjoying his most productive of three professional seasons. Grit and determination remain key ingredients to Valk's…

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Mar. 26, 2017

Wilkes-Barre, PA - The Utica Comets peppered Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith but suffered a 2-1 regulation loss on Sunday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The teams battled through a scoreless first period with a high shot total favoring the Comets…

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Mar. 25, 2017

UTICA COMETS (31-26-9) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (45-18-3) Mohegan Sun Arena, 3:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 25, 2017

Syracuse, NY - The Utica Comets surrendered three goals in the third period and lost to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 5-1 on Saturday night at the War Memorial Arena. The Comets tallied the first goal of the game at 10:27 of period one with a slap…

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Mar. 25, 2017

UTICA COMETS (31-25-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (32-22-11) OnCenter War Memorial Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 24, 2017

Albany, NY - The Utica Comets continued to overpower the Albany Devils in the season series with a 2-1 win in a shootout on Friday night at the Times Union Center. The teams skated to a scoreless first period with the Comets outshooting the Devils by…

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Mar. 24, 2017

UTICA COMETS (30-25-9) vs. ALBANY DEVILS (34-27-4) Times Union Center, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Mar. 22, 2017

It has been a dizzying hockey season so far for Emerson Clark, and four weeks lie ahead. "It's a good move and I'm happy to be here," says Emerson Clark of joining the Utica Comets on March 8. It has become all too familiar for Clark.…

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Mar. 22, 2017

Six months ago, three Jr. Comets teams came to the Utica Memorial Auditorium to participate in the mentorship draft. That evening, every player on the 2004 AAA, 2006 AAA, and 2006 AA Utica Jr. Comets teams were selected in a draft by players from the…

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Mar. 22, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Brett McKenzie to an amateur tryout contract. McKenzie, 20, recently finished his season in the Ontario Hockey League with the North Bay…

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Mar. 22, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets President Robert Esche has announced the details of the night to honor the 1967-68 Clinton Comets on April 1 against the Rochester Americans. The Comets will celebrate the unforgettable season of the 1967-68 Clinton Comets…

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Mar. 21, 2017

PeeWee (2004/2005 birth years) and Bantam (2002/2003 birth years) Monday, March 27th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm – PeeWee 6:10 pm - 6:40 pm – Goalie Session (All PeeWee and Bantam Goalies) 6:40 pm - 7:40 pm – Bantam Tuesday, March…

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Mar. 21, 2017

It is nearly impossible for Dave Armstrong to reach his seat in time for the start of a Utica Comets game at The AUD. Being a part of the 1967-68 Clinton Comets Walker Cup championship team has much to do with his tardiness. Armstrong understands…

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Mar. 19, 2017

Providence, RI – The Utica Comets continued to roll with a 5-2 win on Sunday afternoon against the Providence Bruins at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Jake Virtanen tallied the first goal of the game with a solo rush into the offensive zone at…

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Mar. 19, 2017

UTICA COMETS (29-25-9) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (36-18-9) Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 3:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 18, 2017

Bridgeport, CT – The Utica Comets lost to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a 4-1 score on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena. Andrew Rowe scored on a one-timer to begin the scoring at 10:17 of the first period. His 10th of the year was assisted…

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Mar. 18, 2017

UTICA COMETS (29-24-9) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (37-22-2) Webster Bank Arena, 7:30 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 18, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 4-3 on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Borna Rendulic struck first with 6:38 remaining in the opening period, firing a wrist shot past Mike McKenna for his 12th…

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Mar. 17, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Max French to an amateur tryout contract. French, 24, recently completed his senior season at Bentley University playing in 38 games ranking…

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Mar. 17, 2017

UTICA COMETS (28-24-9) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (31-20-11) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 14, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Alexandre Grenier to the Utica Comets. Grenier, 25, has appeared in 54 games with Utica this season where he ranks tied for third on the team…

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Mar. 14, 2017

During Borden Smith's years as a Clinton Comet, he produced his share of memorable moments. During eight seasons with the Comets, Smith was a major offensive contributor. He netted 50-plus goals four times and twice topped the 60-goal mark. He finished…

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Mar. 13, 2017

The Syracuse Stars announced today that next year’s Pee-Wee Quebec Tournament team will be coached by Utica Jr. Comets coaches Robert Esche and Adam Pawlick. Esche and Pawlick, who coached this year’s team, will return to Quebec City in February…

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Mar. 12, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets battered the Binghamton Senators by a score of 5-0 on Sunday afternoon at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Darren Archibald opened the scoring with his 19th of the year at 8:31 of the first period on the power play. Curtis…

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Mar. 12, 2017

UTICA COMETS (27-24-9) vs. BINGHAMTON SENATORS (24-33-4) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 11, 2017

Allentown, PA – The Utica Comets lost by a score of 4-1 to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Saturday night at the PPL Center. Colin McDonald scored just 41 seconds into the game with a one-timer past Michael Garteig. His 22nd of the season was assisted…

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Mar. 11, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Joseph LaBate from the Utica Comets. LaBate, 23, has appeared in five games with the Canucks and in 29 games for Utica this season, recording…

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Mar. 11, 2017

UTICA COMETS (27-23-9) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (38-18-3) PPL Center, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Mar. 10, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets secured the team’s sixth straight win with a 2-1 regulation victory against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Thatcher Demko and Jaroslav Halak picked up where they…

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Mar. 10, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Alexandre Grenier from the Utica Comets. Grenier, 25, has appeared in two games with the Canucks and in 54 games with Utica this season…

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Mar. 10, 2017

UTICA COMETS (26-23-9) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (36-19-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 09, 2017

Jack Kane is a pretty good source on just how dominant the 1967-68 Clinton Comets were in the Eastern Hockey League. Performance is often inversely proportional to fame. By today's standards, the 67-68 Clinton Comets, at the very least, would star…

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Mar. 08, 2017

UTICA, NY – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has acquired forward Emerson Clark. Clark, 24, has skated in 10 games this season with the Chicago Wolves registering four points (2-2-4) and seven…

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Mar. 06, 2017

Wacey Hamilton is rapidly approaching his 150th game in a Utica Comets jersey. Over the past three seasons skating in the Mohawk Valley, the one constant for Hamilton – teammate Carter Bancks. The friendship and partnership forged by the duo in…

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Mar. 05, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets won on Sunday afternoon against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a score of 2-1 to complete a weekend sweep at the Utica Memorial Auditoruim. Carter Bancks began the scoring with his eighth of the year 11:41 into the…

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Mar. 05, 2017

UTICA COMETS (25-23-9) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (35-18-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 04, 2017

Utica, NY – Thatcher Demko made 38 saves for his first professional shutout as the Utica Comets beat the Albany Devils by a score of 3-0.   The teams battled to a scoreless tie through the first 20 minutes. Demko turned aside 11 shots while…

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Mar. 04, 2017

UTICA COMETS (24-23-9) vs. ALBANY DEVILS (32-24-2) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 03, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets exploded for an early lead to beat the Binghamton Senators by a score of 5-2 on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Comets struck early with three goals in a matter of 1:54. Prior to the goal spurt, Curtis…

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Mar. 03, 2017

UTICA COMETS (23-23-9) vs. BINGHAMTON SENATORS (23-30-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Mar. 02, 2017

Just like his Comets players today, coach Travis Green's professional roots begins in the AHL. As the American Hockey League kicked off its 55th season, Green was making the jump from juniors, to the pros. In many ways, it was a whole different world…

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Mar. 01, 2017

BRENDAN GAUNCE AND RICHARD BACHMAN REASSIGNED & RECALLED Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forwards Alexandre Grenier, Borna Rendulic, Joseph LaBate and defenseman Evan McEneny…

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Feb. 28, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Jordan Subban to the Utica Comets. Subban, 21, has appeared in 46 games with Utica this season where he currently leads defensemen in goals…

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Feb. 28, 2017

UTICA, NY – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Alaska Aces to the Utica Comets. Garteig, 25, has dressed in 22 games with the Aces this season, posting a record of 11-6-2 along…

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Feb. 28, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Richard Bachman and forward Borna Rendulic from the Utica Comets. Bachman, 29, has appeared in 26 games with the Comets this season,…

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Feb. 27, 2017

Utica, NY - Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has released defenseman Alex Wall from his professional tryout contract. Wall, 26, has dressed in 49 games in the ECHL this season with the Adirondack Thunder…

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Feb. 27, 2017

Andy Zilch wears many hats for the Utica Comets. Initially replacing Brendan Burke as the team's radio voice and travel director, Zilch was welcomed aboard last August.  A closer look inside the St. Louis native's evolving job description…

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Feb. 26, 2017

Those of us who remember our coaches from days of youth sports will picture names, maybe faces, and whether he/she was a good coach or not. For Comets President Robert Esche, memories of coaches from years past were, for the most part, nothing but memories.…

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Feb. 25, 2017

Binghamton, NY – The Utica Comets scored three unanswered goals to complete a comeback against the Binghamton Senators on Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Ryan Flanagan scored the first period’s lone goal…

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Feb. 25, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Joseph LaBate and defenseman Jordan Subban from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher…

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Feb. 25, 2017

UTICA COMETS (22-23-9) vs. BINGHAMTON SENATORS (23-28-3) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 24, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 2-1 on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Jordan Subban drew first blood at the 10:25 mark of the first period with a blistering wrist shot. Subban’s…

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Feb. 24, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Alexandre Grenier and defenseman Evan McEneny from the Utica Comets. Grenier, 25, has appeared in 51 games for Utica this season where he currently…

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Feb. 24, 2017

UTICA COMETS (21-23-9) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (37-14-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter |…

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Feb. 23, 2017

Colby and Colleen Robak just celebrated a Valentine's Day to remember, by becoming parents for the very first time. After last Wednesday's Comets' game at The AUD with the Toronto Marlies, Colby Robak appeared relaxed. Skating throughout…

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Feb. 22, 2017

Buffalo, NY – The Utica Comets lost in overtime to the Rochester Americans by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday night at the KeyBank Center. The Comets struck first with a deflection from Cody Kunyk at 14:38 of the first period. Jake Virtanen moved the…

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Feb. 22, 2017

UTICA COMETS (21-23-8) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (21-29-2) KeyBank Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Feb. 20, 2017

Albany, NY – The Utica Comets struck twice in the third period to secure a 3-2 win against the Albany Devils on Monday afternoon at the Time Union Center. The Comets were able to outshoot the Devils by a margin of 14-8 during the first frame. However,…

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Feb. 20, 2017

UTICA COMETS (20-23-8) vs. ALBANY DEVILS (30-22-2) Times Union Center, 1:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Feb. 19, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 7-4 defeat to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Sunday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Jordan Subban struck first for the Comets, burying a wrister past goaltender Alex Lyon. Borna Rendulic and Michael Carcone…

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Feb. 17, 2017

UTICA COMETS (20-22-8) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (33-16-2) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 17, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Utica Comets fell to the Springfield Thunderbirds by a score of 5-2 on Friday night at the MassMutual Center. The Thunderbirds jumped out to an early lead with a goal from Mackenzie Weegar 5:30 into the game. The defenseman scored…

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Feb. 16, 2017

UTICA COMETS (20-21-8) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (17-23-9) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 16, 2017

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets, in partnership with the Boilermaker Road Race and the Save of the Day Foundation, are proud to announce the first ever Sneaks ‘N Skates Sports Equipment Drive. The drive will take place during the Comets’ upcoming…

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Feb. 15, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. It was the first home win for the Comets since January 11. Andreas Johnsson gave the Marlies a 1-0 lead with three…

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Feb. 15, 2017

UTICA COMETS (19-21-8) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (24-21-4) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 14, 2017

The Utica Jr. Comets Mite Red team coached by Adam Kernan and Kris Smith went 4-0 in route to win the championship at the Cortland Fire on Ice Tournament this past weekend. The Jr. Comets team showed a tremendous amount of effort and teamwork throughout…

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Feb. 13, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Brendan Gaunce from the Utica Comets. Gaunce, 22, has played four games with the Comets this season and recorded three points (2-1-3) and…

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Feb. 12, 2017

When it comes to the team's physical well-being, the Utica Comets have that covered. Prepared to address virtually any potential injury, the players have an army of health care professionals at their ready – primary care, orthopedic, dental…

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Feb. 12, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Syracuse Crunch by a score of 3-2 on a snowy Sunday evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Crunch struck first as Adam Erne buried a rebound for his 11th goal of the year. Mathieu Brodeur and Slater…

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Feb. 12, 2017

UTICA COMETS (19-20-8) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (24-15-9) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 5:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 11, 2017

Springfield, MA– The Utica Comets tallied two goals within the first 1:28 and were able to protect the lead for a 2-1 victory against the Springfield Thunderbirds on Saturday night at the MassMutual Center. Brendan Gaunce tallied the first goal…

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Feb. 11, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-20-8) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (17-21-9) MassMutual Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 10, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Toronto Marlies by a score of 6-4 on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Brendan Gaunce opened the scoring just 1:32 into the first period. Jordan Subban and Colby Robak picked up the assists…

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Feb. 10, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-19-8) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (22-21-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Feb. 08, 2017

Comets' defenseman Tom Nilsson is searching for healthy consistency. Over the past four seasons, Nilsson's hockey career has played musical chairs. Utica could be where he sits down, at least for the foreseeable future. As the All-Star break…

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Feb. 07, 2017

Toronto, ON – The Utica Comets fell for the fourth consecutive time this season in Toronto against the Marlies on Tuesday night by a 4-2 score at the Ricoh Coliseum. Darren Archibald opened the scoring at 12:31 with a power play goal after…

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Feb. 07, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-18-8) vs. TORONTO MARLIES (21-21-3) Ricoh Coliseum, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Feb. 05, 2017

Saturday, January 28 was a first for the Utica Comets, as the team held the first ever Save of the Day Night, presented by New York State Tool. From the moment the black and neon green jerseys arrived in Utica, Comets President Robert Esche…

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Feb. 05, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned forward Brendan Gaunce to the Utica Comets. Gaunce, 22, has appeared in 47 games with Vancouver this season recording five assists…

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Feb. 03, 2017

Hartford, CT – The Utica Comets fell to the Hartford Wolf Pack by a 4-3 score on Friday night at the XL Center. Borna Rendulic opened the game’s scoring at 3:33 with a wrist shot past Hartford goaltender Brandon Halverson. His fourth of the…

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Feb. 02, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-17-8) vs. HARTFORD WOLF PACK (16-24-5) XL CENTER, 7:15 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Feb. 02, 2017

Alexandre Grenier was busy last weekend. While his Comets teammates began dispersing from The AUD last Saturday evening, with several days of "time off" planned, Grenier had his itinerary pre-planned. "It's always an honor. As a kid,…

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Feb. 01, 2017

The Utica Comets are excited to announce that dates have been set for the third Pro Combine. This year’s Combine will have a different schedule than past years, as the combine will be held from March 27 through April 22. Another stellar coaching…

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Jan. 30, 2017

This January, like every other, brings a break in American Hockey League business. It's All-Star Classic Weekend.  At this year's host city Allentown, Pennsylvania, by no coincidence there's a connection with the Utica Comets beyond…

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Jan. 29, 2017

This weekend the AHL's "Best of the Best" are on display at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. Successfully staging events as the All-Star Classic, including a skills competition, game and hall of fame inductions, are both labor intense and…

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Jan. 28, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 4-3 shootout loss to the Syracuse Crunch Saturday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Joel Vermin struck first to give the Crunch an early lead just 1:49 into the game. The shorthanded goal was Vermin’s…

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Jan. 28, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-17-7) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (21-12-9) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 27, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 3-2 defeat against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Josh Archibald opened the scoring 12 minutes into the game. Kevin Porter and Cameron Gaunce were credited…

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Jan. 27, 2017

Utica, NY - The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned forward Yan-Pavel Laplante from the Utica Comets to the Alaska Aces. Laplante, 21, skated in 13 games with the Utica Comets this year totaling one assist and nine…

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Jan. 26, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-16-7) vs. WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS (31-9-3) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 26, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Jordan Subban to the AHL Utica Comets. Subban, 21, has appeared in 34 games with Utica this season where he currently leads defensemen…

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Jan. 26, 2017

The Utica Comets have had nine successful theme nights in their three plus years of existence. From Pink the Rink to Military to St. Patrick’s Day, the jerseys have always wowed the crowd and successfully generated revenue for the Save of the Day…

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Jan. 25, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets fell in overtime by a 2-1 score to the Springfield Thunderbirds on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. A great deal of the first period was played scoreless. The Comets were awarded two power play opportunities…

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Jan. 24, 2017

UTICA COMETS (18-16-6) vs. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS (15-17-8) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 23, 2017

New York State Tool presents Save of the Day Night to benefit the Thea Bowman House on January 28 against the Syracuse Crunch. The Comets will be wearing specialty jerseys for the game that will be divided into two elements, an in-game jersey raffle…

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Jan. 23, 2017

Utica, NY - The American Hockey League announced today that Comets goaltender Richard Bachman has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 22, 2017. Bachman had a perfect record in three starts last week, allowing three…

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Jan. 23, 2017

Sellout streak hits 77 games dating back to April 10, 2015 Utica, NY - The Utica Comets continue the growing streak of sellout games into this weekend. This brings the running total to 77 games as of the January 28 game versus the Syracuse Crunch. In…

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Jan. 22, 2017

Evan McEneny, 22, has played a lot of hockey. Four full seasons in juniors, riding the buses last year with the ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings, sprinkle in three games with the Comets prior to this fall, and McEneny is ready for the AHL jump. As the all-star…

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Jan. 21, 2017

Syracuse, NY – Richard Bachman made 20 saves for his first shutout of the season and 16th of his career to help the Comets to a 4-0 win over the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at the War Memorial. The teams skated to a scoreless first two periods…

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Jan. 21, 2017

UTICA COMETS (17-16-6) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (20-11-8) War Memorial Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Jan. 19, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Jordan Subban from the Utica Comets and reassigned defenseman Andrey Pedan to Utica. Subban, 21, has appeared in 34 games with Utica this…

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Jan. 19, 2017

Utica, NY – The American Hockey League announced today several roster changes for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Utica…

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Jan. 19, 2017

The AHL is throwing a party later this month in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Utica Comets' defenseman Jordan Subban scored an invitation. It's easy to see how Subban has evolved as a player. Now in his second season with the Comets, the Toronto…

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Jan. 18, 2017

St. John’s, NL - The Utica Comets won a season-high fifth straight game to improve over .500 for the first time this year with a 3-1 victory against the St. John’s IceCaps at the Mile One Centre. The teams skated to a scoreless first period…

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Jan. 18, 2017

UTICA COMETS (16-16-6) vs. ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS (19-15-5) Mile One Centre, 6:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 17, 2017

St. John’s, NL - The Utica Comets defeated the St. John’s IceCaps on Tuesday night by a score of 5-2 at the Mile One Centre. The Comets struck first with a goal at 2:20 from Pascal Pelletier. The forward went for a poke check and the puck…

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Jan. 17, 2017

UTICA COMETS (15-16-6) vs. ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS (19-14-5) Mile One Centre, 6:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 15, 2017

One year ago, Comets' defenseman David Shields was still learning his way around the Utica area. Picked out of the ECHL in December 2015, the Rochester, NY resident couldn't be happier where his hockey career continues.  Shields' journey…

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Jan. 14, 2017

Bridgeport, CT - The Utica Comets scored three third period goals to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers by a 3-1 score on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena. The teams skated to a scoreless first period that setup a goaltender battle between Richard…

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Jan. 14, 2017

UTICA COMETS (14-16-6) vs. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (18-14-2) Webster Bank Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 13, 2017

Providence, RI – The Utica Comets fought from behind to beat the Providence Bruins by a score of 2-1 in regulation on Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Bruins jumped out to an early lead with a shorthanded tally from Sean Kuraly…

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Jan. 13, 2017

UTICA COMETS (13-16-6) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (21-8-7) Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 12, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has released defenseman Alex Wall from his professional tryout contract.   Wall, 26, skated in last night’s 2-1 overtime victory over the…

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Jan. 11, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets won a 2-1 overtime thriller over the Syracuse Crunch in game five of the Galaxy Cup Series on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. It was a battle of the goaltenders in the first period as both Thatcher…

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Jan. 11, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed defenseman Alex Wall to a professional tryout contract.   Wall, 26, has dressed in 29 games this season with the Adirondack Thunder…

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Jan. 11, 2017

UTICA COMETS (12-16-6) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (18-9-6) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Jan. 10, 2017

Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Andrey Pedan from the Utica Comets. Pedan, 23, has appeared in 22 games with Utica this season recording two goals, one assist (2-1-3) and…

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Jan. 09, 2017

There's nothing random about the designs decorating rookie Thatcher Demko or Richard Bachman's newest masks. Players for the Utica Comets, like all professional and amateur hockey skaters, are easily identifiable by the numbers on their jerseys.…

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Jan. 08, 2017

Allentown, PA – The Utica Comets concluded the three-game weekend with a 4-1 loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the PPL Center on Sunday night. The teams battled through a scoreless first period in an early duel between netminders Richard Bachman…

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Jan. 08, 2017

UTICA COMETS (12-15-6) vs. LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS (22-9-2) PPL CENTER, 5:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Jan. 07, 2017

Hershey, PA – The Utica Comets defeated the Hershey Bears for the first time in team history with a 3-2 overtime win at the Giant Center on Saturday night. The Bears struck first with a rebound goal from Paul Carey at 5:49. Stanislav Galiev created…

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Jan. 07, 2017

UTICA COMETS (11-15-6) vs. HERSHEY BEARS (18-8-7) Giant Center, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s Game: The…

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Jan. 06, 2017

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets snapped the nine-game winless skid on Friday night, defeating the Albany Devils 4-2 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Colby Robak got the Comets on the board six minutes into the game on a drive from the point. Alexandre…

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Jan. 06, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. – Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has recalled forward Marco Roy from the Alaska Aces. Roy, 22, has dressed in 12 games with the Utica Comets this season posting one goal, three assists…

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Jan. 06, 2017

UTICA COMETS (10-15-6) vs. ALBANY DEVILS (20-13-1) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU Tonight’s…

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Jan. 05, 2017

Utica, NY - The American Hockey League announced today the playing rosters for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Each of the…

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Jan. 05, 2017

The Utica Memorial Auditorium is fortunate to have several key tenants who help make the building a hub for the local community. The Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, Utica College Men’s and Women’s Division III hockey teams, as…

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Jan. 04, 2017

For Utica Comets' Cole Cassels, availability is his most important talent. Minutes after a mid-week home game with conference rival Providence Bruins, Cassels emerges from the Comets' dressing room slowly. The bag of ice strapped around one of…

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Jan. 04, 2017

  UTICA, N.Y. – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Utica Comets to the Alaska Aces. In a separate transaction, the Comets have loaned forward Marco Roy to the Aces. Garteig,…

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Jan. 03, 2017

The Jr. Comets organization strives to deliver unique experiences for its young members. These experiences include utilizing the AHL Comets facilities at the AUD as well as being paired with an AHL player to mentor the youth players. Another one-of-a-kind…

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Jan. 02, 2017

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Andrey Pedan to the Utica Comets.  Pedan, 23, has appeared in 19 games with Utica this season recording two goals, one assist…

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Jan. 01, 2017

During the Comets' inaugural season, Pascal Pelletier was the team's go-to scoring threat. Now, after skating two seasons in the Russian-based KHL for three organizations in as many countries, the centerman has returned to Utica. Bringing veteran…

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Dec. 31, 2016

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets dropped a 6-3 decision to the Rochester Americans on Saturday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. For the third consecutive game, the Comets struck first. Alexandre Grenier put home a loose puck on the power play…

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Dec. 31, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-14-5) vs. ROCHESTER AMERICANS (13-18-1) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 5:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live (Radio) 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 30, 2016

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 2-1 setback in overtime against the St. John’s IceCaps on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Identical to Wednesday night, the Comets struck first blood. Wacey Hamilton netted his second…

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Dec. 29, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-14-5) vs. ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS (16-12-3) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 29, 2016

You can often find the AHL’s Utica Comets volunteering their time by giving back to the community. The players take part in a wide range of community events, such as reading to children, food drives and much more. Several weeks ago, the players…

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Dec. 28, 2016

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets suffered a 4-3 overtime loss to the St. John’s IceCaps on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Curtis Valk got the Comets on the board just three minutes into the game on a two-on-one rush. The forward…

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Dec. 27, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-14-4) vs. ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS (15-12-3) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 27, 2016

In life and hockey, Comets' defenseman John Negrin is a man that appreciates routine. Now in his fourth season in Utica, once arriving in the Mohawk Valley for seven months of scheduled ice time, with playoff options for up to an additional two months…

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Dec. 26, 2016

Utica, NY – The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has reassigned forward Yan-Pavel Laplante from the Alaska Aces to the Utica Comets. Laplante, 21, skated in five games with the Aces posting one assist and four penalty minutes. In…

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Dec. 23, 2016

During your holiday travels this season, you may have seen some members of the Utica Comets hockey club giving back to the community that shows everlasting support to the team. In November, as you passed the Comets Kiosk in the Sangertown Square Mall,…

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Dec. 22, 2016

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Anton Rodin from a conditioning stint with the Utica Comets. Rodin, 26, appeared in three games for the Comets, registering one assist…

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Dec. 21, 2016

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets fell to the Providence Bruins by a score of 3-1 on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Bruins struck early as Matt Grzelcyk’s netted his second goal of the year. The defenseman’s shot from…

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Dec. 21, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-13-3-1) vs. PROVIDENCE BRUINS (14-7-4-3) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 20, 2016

In today’s game, video is used extensively in the higher levels of hockey to help teach all different facets of the game from different perspectives. Video can be broken down for many different reasons; from individual player shifts to teaching…

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Dec. 20, 2016

It took more than practice for Comets' forward Borna Rendulic to reach Utica. As the 24-year-old Croatian skates off AUD ice, after a 60 minute morning practice, sweat beads multiply rapidly; from hairline to chin.  Showing no signs of exhaustion…

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Dec. 18, 2016

  A newlywed, with a new team, in a new hockey year, so much about Comets' winger Cody Kunyk is filled with high expectations.  Fresh off a season skating in Europe, Kunyk continues to familiarize himself with teammates and Utica. With…

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Dec. 17, 2016

Binghamton, NY – After leading 3-0 late in the second period, the Utica Comets lost in overtime by a score of 4-3 to the Binghamton Senators on Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. The Comets didn’t post their first…

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Dec. 17, 2016

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Andrey Pedan from the Utica Comets. Pedan, 23, has appeared in 19 games with Utica this season recording two goals, one assist…

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Dec. 17, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-13-2-1) vs. BINGHAMTON SENATORS (8-15-2-1) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter |…

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Dec. 16, 2016

Utica, NY – The Utica Comets dropped a 3-0 decision to the St. John’s Ice Caps on Friday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. A scoreless first period saw the Comets and IceCaps trade scoring chances but both Thatcher Demko and Charlie…

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Dec. 16, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-12-1-0) vs. St. John's IceCaps (13-12-2-0) The Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK: Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter |…

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Dec. 15, 2016

The Utica Jr. Comets youth hockey organization takes a unique approach at developing young hockey players. The organization dedicates specific ice time for all goalies that play for the Utica Jr. Comets. With the help from two AHL goaltenders, a one-hour…

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Dec. 14, 2016

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets dropped a heartbreaking 3-2 overtime loss to the Albany Devils on Wednesday night. The two teams played evenly through the first 10 minutes. Albany struck first with just under eight minutes to go as some clever passing found…

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Dec. 14, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-12-1-1) vs. ALBANY DEVILS (13-11-0-1) Utica Memorial Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 13, 2016

Utica, NY - The Vancouver Canucks announced today that the club has re-assigned forward Yan-Pavel Laplante from the Utica Comets to the Alaska Aces. Laplante, 21, skated in 11 games with the Utica Comets this year totaling two penalty minutes. During…

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Dec. 13, 2016

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-assigned goaltender Thatcher Demko to the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced…

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Dec. 11, 2016

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned Anton Rodin on a conditioning loan and reassigned Joseph Labate and Andrey Pedan to the Utica Comets. Rodin, 26, played 33 games for Brynas of…

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Dec. 10, 2016

Meet Toby Blosser - Husband, dad, and Utica Comets' athletic trainer. Experiencing his first year in professional hockey, as a staff of one, Blosser is charged with contributing to and coordinating health plans of each player donning a Comets'…

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Dec. 10, 2016

Syracuse, NY – The Utica Comets lost in the team’s first shootout of the season by a score of 4-3 to the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night. The Comets began the scoring on the power play at 7:45 of the first frame. Pascal Pelletier scored…

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Dec. 10, 2016

Utica, NY – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Thatcher Demko from the Utica Comets. In a separate transaction, Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced…

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Dec. 10, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-12-1-0) vs. SYRACUSE CRUNCH (14-6-0-2) Oncenter War Memorial Arena, 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter | Hashtag: #WePlayForU…

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Dec. 09, 2016

Binghamton, NY – The Utica Comets lost by a score of 4-3 in regulation against the Binghamton Senators on Friday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veteran Memorial Arena. The Comets struck first with a tally from Curtis Valk at 5:26. Darren Archibald…

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Dec. 09, 2016

UTICA COMETS (10-11-1-0) vs. BINGHAMTON SENATORS (6-14-1-1) Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena, 7:05 p.m. Watch Live: AHL Live | Listen Live: Radio: 94.9 K-ROCK, Desktop or Mobile Follow and Interact Live: Twitter |…

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Dec. 08, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Andrey Pedan from the Utica Comets. Pedan, 23, has appeared in 18 games with Utica this season recording two goals, one assist (2-1-3) and 30 penalty…

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Dec. 07, 2016

Utica, NY - The Utica Comets defeated the Toronto Marlies by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Just 1:28 into the game, Brendan Leipsic converted on a shorthanded goal to give the Marlies an early lead. His eighth of…

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Dec. 07, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets vs. Marlies (7 p.m.)

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Dec. 06, 2016

At the conclusion of last season, the Jr. Comets organization reflected on the year and asked parents for their opinion on what they enjoyed. A unanimous response from the parents was the positive effect of the mentorship program on their child. In addition,…

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Dec. 04, 2016

So, have you heard the one about the kid who grew up in Montreal, was drafted by Edmonton, and now skates for Vancouver's top minor league affiliate in Utica? Now you have. Meet Marc-Olivier Roy. Canada, hockey, and dreaming of an NHL call sums up…

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Dec. 03, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 vs. Devils 1

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Dec. 02, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ Devils 1

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Nov. 30, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Amerks 2

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Nov. 29, 2016

The Utica Jr. Comets Mite team coached by Vincent Nucci and Dan McCraith had a successful weekend as they claimed the Championship in the Valley Youth Hockey Turkey Tournament 2016. The Jr. Comets Red 2 Team played in the Mite B Division and competed…

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Nov. 29, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenceman Alex Biega from his conditioning assignment with the AHL Utica Comets. Alex Grenier has been reassigned to Utica. Biega, 28, has appeared in one game…

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Nov. 28, 2016

Playing professional hockey has its perks, no question about it. Public notoriety, salaries far beyond the average hourly workers dreams, and personal comfort that few fans could relate to. But, with all that is dangled before them, there are sacrifices…

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Nov. 27, 2016

Darren Archibald is perhaps the most familiar face in Utica Comets history. Physical, productive, and popular on and off the ice, "Archi" this season has found scoring success with linemate Curtis Valk.  The Comets' four-year letterman…

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Nov. 26, 2016

FINAL: Comets 4 vs. Marlies 1

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Nov. 25, 2016

Pink the Rink night, a tradition all Utica Comets fans are familiar with, is changing things up a little bit for 2016. While players will still wear the ever-popular Breast Cancer Awareness theme night jerseys on Saturday, December 3rd, for the first…

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Nov. 25, 2016

Fans encouraged to "Pink Out" The AUD.

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Nov. 25, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Alexandre Grenier from the AHL Utica Comets. Grenier, 25, has appeared in 16 games for Utica this season where he currently leads the team in points (14),…

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Nov. 25, 2016

FINAL: Comets 5 @ Amerks 2

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Nov. 23, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 vs. Crunch 1

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Nov. 23, 2016

Playing for the Utica Jr. Comets Elite has many advantages when it comes to on-ice player development. Each team works on power skating once a week under the tutelage of Utica College’s Men’s Hockey coach Gary Heenan. Along with power skating,…

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Nov. 22, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Michael Garteig from the ECHL Alaska Aces. Garteig, 25, has appeared in eight games with the Aces this season, posting a record of 7-1-0 along with a…

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Nov. 21, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Joseph LaBate from the AHL Utica Comets. LaBate, 23, has appeared in 12 games for the Comets this season registering six points (2-4-6) along with a team-high…

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Nov. 21, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Pascal Pelletier to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Pelletier, 33, set the Comets single season records that still stand today for goals (22),…

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Nov. 19, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets 2 vs. Amerks 1

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Nov. 18, 2016

The Utica Comets and StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today announced a multi-year partnership making StubHub the official secondary ticket marketplace for all Comets games. The partnership includes ticketing integration to benefit…

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Nov. 18, 2016

FINAL: Comets 5 vs. Thunderbirds 4 (OT)

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Nov. 16, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-assigned forward Jake Virtanen to the AHL Utica Comets. Virtanen, 20, has appeared in 10 games with the Canucks (0-1-1) and in two games with the Comets this season. In…

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Nov. 16, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Luke Pither to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Pither, 27, has collected 10 points in 11 games this season with the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.…

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Nov. 16, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 vs. Bears 4

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Nov. 15, 2016

Youth sports take a large commitment from not only the kids participating but also from their parents. When the Utica Comets came to town, hockey fans in the area experienced a revival as American Hockey League action returned to the area for the first…

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Nov. 13, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Jake Virtanen from the AHL Utica Comets. Virtanen, 20, has appeared in 10 games with the Canucks (0-1-1) and in two games with the Comets this season. In…

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Nov. 13, 2016

15 games into the NHL season, and the Vancouver Canucks dispatched Jake Virtanen to Utica for a two-game stint. Two years ago, as the sixth overall pick in the NHL draft, Virtanen was seen as a vital part to the organization's future. Q:  Last…

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Nov. 12, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 vs. Wolf Pack 2 (OT)

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Nov. 11, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Phantoms 4

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Nov. 10, 2016

The Save of the Day Foundation, the Comets and the Vancouver Canucks, decided to get a jump on this hockey season’s charitable givings. The decision was made that ticket sales and 50/50 proceeds from the preseason game played on Nov. 9 against…

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Nov. 09, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has assigned forward Jake Virtanen to the AHL Utica Comets. Virtanen, 20, has appeared in 10 games with the Canucks this season registering an assist (0-1-1) along with two penalty…

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Nov. 08, 2016

In it’s inaugural season as Tier 1 competitors, the Utica Comets Jr. Elite 2004 and 2006 teams are off to an impressive start. For the first time ever, the two Jr. Comets Elite teams will be competing under the title of Tier 1. Both teams began…

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Nov. 07, 2016

Yesterday afternoon at the Sangertown Square Mall in New Hartford, Richard Bachman and the Comets celebrated the Grand Opening of the first-ever Comets Mall Kiosk. Fans were encouraged to stop by and meet one of their starting goaltenders while browsing…

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Nov. 07, 2016

The Utica Comets will honor the men and women who have served, and continue to serve, our country with Military Appreciation Night at the club’s game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Friday, Nov. 11. The Comets will don the stars and stripes…

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Nov. 06, 2016

You should know upfront that for Michael Chaput, success and scoring in hockey has always been in fashion. After his first nine games with Utica Comets, Chaput is tied for second in the American Hockey League for total points (13), and tied for the lead…

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Nov. 05, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 @ Crunch 2

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Nov. 04, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defencemen Troy Stecher from the AHL Utica Comets. Stecher, 22, has appeared in three games with the Canucks (0-0-0, 2 PIM) and in four games with the Comets (0-1-1,…

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Nov. 03, 2016

When it comes to first year Comets players this season, Comets' defenseman Chad Billins has the experience others lean towards. Leadership doesn't show up in box scores, but in hockey, coaches and teammates know the value of who to go to for…

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Nov. 02, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-assigned defencemen Troy Stecher and Tom Nilsson to the AHL Utica Comets. Stecher, 22, has appeared in three games with the Canucks (0-0-0, 2 PIM) and in four games with…

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Nov. 02, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed defenseman Colby Robak to an AHL standard player contract (SPC). Robak, 26, started the season with the Stockton Heat and recorded five points (0-5-5), six…

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Nov. 02, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 @ IceCaps 6

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Nov. 01, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 @ IceCaps 4 (OT)

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Oct. 31, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Allan McPherson and defenseman Justin Baker to professional tryout contracts (PTO). In addition, Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced…

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Oct. 30, 2016

Last July, in the midst of a youth movement, the Vancouver Canucks signed undrafted free agent Michael Carcone. The first stop in the 20 yearold winger's professional career - the Utica Comets.  Coming off a 47-goal scoring season in the QMJHL,…

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Oct. 29, 2016

FINAL: Comets 4 @ Hartford 3

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Oct. 28, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 vs. Bruins 4

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Oct. 27, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Mike Zalewski from the AHL Utica Comets. Zalewski, 24, has appeared in five games with Utica this season where he has registered an assist (0-1-1) along…

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Oct. 26, 2016

DeSimone has posted 65 points (28-37-65) in 148 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs, Albany Devils, and the Phantoms.

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Oct. 26, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Senators 2

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Oct. 25, 2016

Utica Comets Weekly Notebook October 25, 2016 – Volume 4, No. 2 Last Week in Review:  The Utica Comets laid claim to their first win of the season with a 5-4 victory over the Syracuse Crunch on Friday, before the club dropped a 3-2 decision…

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Oct. 25, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has recalled forward Cody Kunyk from the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. In two games with the Aces this season, Kunyk has collected two assists and a +1 rating. The 26-year…

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Oct. 24, 2016

The American Hockey League today announced the following suspensions: Utica Comets forward Joseph LaBate has been suspended for three (3) games as a consequence of a match penalty for an illegal check to the head of an opponent, assessed in a game at…

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Oct. 24, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Jayson Megna and defenceman Troy Stecher from the AHL Utica Comets. Megna, 26, has appeared in four games with Utica this season where he currently ranks…

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Oct. 24, 2016

The Utica Comets announced 10 things fans need to know for Wednesday’s home opener against the Binghamton Senators. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for season ticket holders, and 6 p.m. for the general public. 10 THINGS FANS CAN LOOK FORWARD TO AT…

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Oct. 23, 2016

Although he's still setting up his apartment in the Utica area, Jayson Megna is anxious to pack his bags for Vancouver. Having spent time in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers, Megna knows the taste of what…

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Oct. 22, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ Devils 3

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Oct. 21, 2016

FINAL: Comets 5 @ Crunch 4

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Oct. 20, 2016

Sold out streak hits 57 games.

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Oct. 20, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has reassigned forward Cody Kunyk to the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. Kunyk, 26, finished the 2015-16 season second on his team in goals (13) and points (29) with the Gentofte…

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Oct. 19, 2016

Vancouver Canucks' goaltending consultant Rollie Melanson knows his way around The AUD. Two days prior to the Utica Comets beginning their fourth AHL season, in Toronto, Melanson is finishing up his latest visit to the Mohawk Valley. It's 10:30…

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Oct. 17, 2016

Utica Comets Weekly Notebook October 17, 2016 – Volume 4, No. 1 Last Week in Review:  For the third time in the team’s four-year existence, the Utica Comets dropped the first two games of the season. Both losses came at the hands of…

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Oct. 16, 2016

New this season, every Sunday we'll have a Q&A with a member of the Comets. First up, defenseman Troy Stecher. Troy Stecher knows the flavor of winning hockey. Last spring in Tampa, Stecher and his University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks teammates…

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Oct. 16, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ Marlies 5

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Oct. 15, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ Marlies 5

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Oct. 14, 2016

Utica Comets head coach Travis Green announced today that veteran forward Carter Bancks has been named the fourth team captain in Comets history. “Leadership is important on any team and it has to come from within,” said Green. “Carter’s…

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Oct. 13, 2016

The Utica Comets have released their 2016-17 opening night roster in advance of Saturday’s season opening game against the Toronto Marlies in Toronto, O.N. Puck drop is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Ricoh Coliseum. The training camp roster consists…

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Oct. 12, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has reduced their preseason roster by one player. The moves bring the Comet’s current roster to 26 players. The following player has been reassigned to the Alaska…

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Oct. 11, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has reduced their preseason roster by one player. The moves bring the Comet’s current roster to 27 players. The following player has been released from his professional…

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Oct. 10, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has reduced their preseason roster by five players. The moves bring the Comet’s current roster to 28 players. The following players have been reassigned to the…

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Oct. 10, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by two players. The moves bring the club’s current roster to 27 players. The following player has cleared waivers and has been assigned…

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Oct. 09, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Crunch 2

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Oct. 08, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 @ Crunch 3

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Oct. 07, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by four players. The moves bring the club's current roster to 29 players.   The following players have cleared waivers and have…

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Oct. 07, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Danny Moynihan to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Moynihan, 20, posted 166 career points in 197 QMJHL games. He split…

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Oct. 06, 2016

The Utica Comets announced today that season ticket members for the 2016-17 season can pick-up their season tickets starting on Monday, Oct. 10 at the Labatt Blue ticket entrance. An exclusive season ticket member meet and greet with the Comets players…

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Oct. 05, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by five players. The moves bring the club's current roster to 33 players. The following player has been released from his PTO: James…

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Oct. 04, 2016

Utica Comets President, Robert Esche, and Galaxy Communications President and CEO, Ed Levine, announced today that this year’s Comets Fan Fest that will take place prior to the Comets vs Crunch pre-season game on Sunday Oct. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4…

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Oct. 03, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by one player. The moves bring the club’s current roster to 38 players. The following player has been assigned to the Utica Comets:…

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Oct. 02, 2016

 Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by three players. The moves bring the club's current roster to 39 players. The following players have been assigned to the Utica…

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Sep. 29, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by one player. The moves bring the club's current roster to 42 players. The following player has been assigned to the Utica Comets:…

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Sep. 29, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by two players. The moves bring the club’s current roster to 42 players. The following player has been assigned to the Utica Comets:…

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Sep. 29, 2016

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Utica Comets fans will be walking into a familiar setting to experience something quite unfamiliar. Although the 60 minutes of gameplay will be the hard-working Comets brand of hockey fans have come to know and expect; the extras…

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Sep. 29, 2016

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that the Comets will wear their new alternate jerseys for eight select home games during the 2016-17 season. The dates the Comets will wear their third jerseys are: Oct. 26 vs. Binghamton Senators 7pm…

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Sep. 28, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by twelve players. The following players have been assigned/invited to Utica Comets Training Camp: Darren Archibald           …

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Sep. 28, 2016

The Utica Comets are proud to announce the final roster for the 2016-17 Sitrin Comettes dance team. The Comettes are an 11-member high-energy dance team that entertains fans at Comets home game. The Comettes are also be very active in the community by…

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Sep. 28, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by four players. The following players have been assigned to the Utica Comets: Carter Bancks – Left Wing Wacey Hamilton –…

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Sep. 21, 2016

Individual game tickets for the fourth season of Utica Comets hockey will go on sale on Saturday, Oct. 1 at The AUD box office and online. This will be the first chance for non-season ticket holders to purchase seats for all 38 home games, and the Oct.…

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Sep. 19, 2016

The Utica Comets are pleased to announce their promotional schedule for the 2016-17 season. Great giveaways, jersey auctions, and exciting theme nights highlight the fourth installment of Utica Comets hockey. The promo schedule features the return of…

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Sep. 16, 2016

The Vancouver Canucks announced today that 34 veterans will participate in the 2016 Training Camp. Players will report for physicals, medical exams and media availability at Rogers Arena on Thursday, September 22nd and take to the ice at the Meadow Park…

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Sep. 07, 2016

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that all 2016-17 season ticket holders can attend the team’s preseasons contest against the Syracuse Crunch on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, free of charge. Season ticket holders…

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Aug. 29, 2016

For the first time in the team’s history, this upcoming season, the Utica Comets will have a new radio play-by-play voice other than Brendan Burke. Andy Zilch, coming over from the Springfield Falcons, has been tapped as Burke's replacement.…

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Aug. 23, 2016

Utica Comets President Robert Esche announced today that Andy Zilch has been named the play-by-play broadcaster for the team's fourth season in the American Hockey League. "We are extremely excited to have Andy on board as the voice of the Utica…

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Aug. 22, 2016

Return of popular theme nights, and two games in NHL arenas highlight Comets’ 2016-17 schedule.

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Aug. 16, 2016

When the puck drops this fall on the Utica Comets' fourth season, there will be a new face standing behind the bench for the first time. Jason King, a draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks in 2001 and most recently Director of Hockey Operations for…

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Aug. 11, 2016

MSG Networks, the television home of the New York Islanders, today announced that Comets broadcaster, Brendan Burke, will be the Islander’s new play-by-play announcer. He replaces Howie Rose, who had been calling Islanders games since 1995. Burke…

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Aug. 03, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the Comets will play a home and home preseason series against the Syracuse Crunch. The Comets will host the second game of the series at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on Sunday,…

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Aug. 02, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that Jason King has been named an Assistant Coach with the Utica Comets, Vancouver's AHL affiliate. King joins Head Coach Travis Green's staff alongside Assistant Coach Nolan Baumgartner…

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Aug. 01, 2016

The Vancouver Canucks 2014 second round draft pick, Thatcher Demko, is entering his first season of professional hockey with plenty of fanfare - to say the least. Comets Tales caught up with the 6'4" goaltender who is expected to start in Utica…

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Jul. 25, 2016

Earned WCHA’S Player of the Year Award in 2013-14.

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Jul. 20, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has re-signed defenseman John Negrin to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Negrin, 27, collected 11 points (1-10-11) in 58 games for the Comets…

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Jul. 19, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Andrey Pedan and forward Alexandre Grenier each to a one-year, two-way contract extension. Pedan, 23, appeared in 13 games for the Canucks in his debut…

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Jul. 18, 2016

Derek Hulak has the inside scoop on what it means to be a member of the Utica Comets. With personal ties aplenty, the third year pro jumped at the opportunity to play in Utica. After skating two full seasons for the Texas Stars, Hulak, 26, is bringing…

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Jul. 13, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Mike Zalewski and goaltender Richard Bachman each to a one-year, two-way contract extension. Zalewski, 23, appeared in 58 games for the AHL Utica Comets…

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Jul. 11, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed defenseman David Shields to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Shields, 25, joined the Comets midway through the 2015-16 season when…

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Jul. 07, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Derek Hulak to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Hulak was a member of the 2014 Texas Stars Calder Cup championship team…

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Jul. 06, 2016

The Calgary Flames announced today that former Utica Comets assistant coach Paul Jerrard will join Glen Gulutzan’s staff to work alongside existing coaches Martin Gelinas, Jamie Pringle and Jordan Sigalet. Jerrard heads to Calgary after serving…

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Jul. 06, 2016

Forward has collected 65 points (34-31-65) and 305 penalty minutes in 180 games with the Comets.

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Jul. 01, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have signed forwards Michael Chaput and Borna Rendulic as well as defenseman Chad Billins each to a one-year, two-way contract. In addition, Benning also announced that the…

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Jun. 27, 2016

The Vancouver Canucks selected a total of six players in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: defenceman Olli Juolevi fifth overall, right wing William Lockwood 64th overall, defenceman Cole Candella 140th overall, left wing Jakob Stukel 154th overall, centre Rodrigo…

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Jun. 24, 2016

The day has finally come, and for Canucks/Comets fans, it promises to be an exciting one. The 2016 NHL Draft kicks off tonight down the road at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, NY. The first round of the draft takes place tonight, starting at 7 p.m.…

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Jun. 16, 2016

Vancouver Canucks President of Hockey Operations Trevor Linden announced today that the club has entered into an affiliation agreement with the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. Under this arrangement, the Canucks will designate players within their development…

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Jun. 14, 2016

Roland Melanson continues with Canucks as Goaltending Coach, Player Development

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Jun. 06, 2016

Two months after skating in his last game as a Utica Comet, Greger Hanson is the only player to wear a Comets sweater this season that is still hard at work. He played the role of hero to boot. 17 seconds into overtime on Saturday, Hanson’s slap…

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Jun. 03, 2016

Line mates signed throguh 2018-19 season.

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May. 26, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenseman Tom Nilsson to a one-year two-way contract. Nilsson, 22, appeared in 37 regular season games with Frolunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League this past season,…

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May. 25, 2016

For Brendan and Cameron Gaunce, hockey is the family business. Their work addresses were 360 miles apart this past season, but the Gaunce boys are routinely as close as a phone call or text. Brendan, 21, just completed his second pro campaign for the…

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May. 19, 2016

Stay up-to-date on your favorite Comets player, and new players this season.

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May. 16, 2016

There are road trips, and then there are the 45-hours behind the wheel kind of drive that Carter Bancks recently completed. Bancks' nearly 3,000 miles trek home from Utica wasn't quite Griswold-esque, but it did have its moments where Clark,…

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May. 09, 2016

Available used items include gloves ($40), elbow pads ($60), helmets ($60), skates ($100) as well as game-used socks ($1) and sticks ($20).

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May. 09, 2016

Every game night the Comets hit the ice to a loud ovation from those already in the building. However, that can only happen only after Alex, Randy, Scott, and the rest of The AUD's ice crew have clocked in. To give you an inside look at The AUD's…

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May. 04, 2016

A look back at the best times the 2015-16 Comets season had to offer.

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Apr. 28, 2016

Game 5: Comets 6 vs. Devils 3

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Apr. 26, 2016

Game 3: Comets 2 vs. Devils 1 (OT)

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Apr. 25, 2016

The success of the American Hockey League’s Utica Comets sparked an immediate exponential rise in local youth hockey. Programs in the area have directly reaped the benefits, and involvement sits at an all-time high. 

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Apr. 25, 2016

Fans attending Game 4 of the Comets’ Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Albany Devils are encouraged to arrive well before the 7p.m. puck drop to take part in the pregame festivities. Fans are also urged to be seated by 6:45p.m. in order to…

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Apr. 24, 2016

It was the Wednesday before playoffs, and although most players were heading to lunch and preparing for the upcoming games, John Negrin was heading to Boonville, NY to sing to his newest friend, Owen, with the KEYS program. In January 2005, Owen was…

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Apr. 23, 2016

Game 2 - FINAL: Comets 1 @ Devils 5

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Apr. 22, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ Albany 3

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Apr. 22, 2016

Central Hub for Everything Comets-Devils in Round 1.

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Apr. 22, 2016

For the second consecutive season the Utica Comets are one of 16 teams eligible to compete for the American Hockey League’s ultimate prize, the Calder Cup. The chase for the historic trophy fires up tomorrow night at the times Union Center in downtown…

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Apr. 20, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed goaltender Thatcher Demko to a three-year entry-level contract. Demko, 20, recently completed his junior season with Boston College, leading the Eagles to the Hockey…

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Apr. 20, 2016

It may be the end of the season for most teams and players, but oddly enough, Comets forward Kellen Jones is still getting used to something new. When you play hockey with anybody for 20 years, you are going to have chemistry. And when that teammate…

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Apr. 17, 2016

The series will begin Friday, Apr. 22 at Albany’s Times Union Center at 7p.m.

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Apr. 17, 2016

The Utica Comets announced their inaugural season awards in a ceremony prior to Sunday's game. Awards were handed out for those that honored both the Comets play on the ice as well as their involvement within the community. The Tom McVie Award for…

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Apr. 17, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 vs. Senators 4

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Apr. 16, 2016

FINAL: Comets 4 @ Crunch 3

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Apr. 15, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 vs Crunch 1

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Apr. 14, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Tyler Currier to a professional tryout contract (PTO). In addition, Conacher announced that the club has released defenseman William Wrenn from his…

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Apr. 13, 2016

Once again, the Utica Comets are encouraging fans to wear WHITE for the duration of the Comets Calder Cup Playoffs run. With the playoffs just a week away, official white shirts with this year’s rallying cry “LOUDER THAN EVER”, will…

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Apr. 13, 2016

What a difference a day can make. Ronalds Kenins left The AUD's parking lot after he contributed an assist and a +1 rating in the Comets win over the Binghamton Senators on Thursday, April 6, surely the last thing on his mind was boarding a plane…

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Apr. 12, 2016

The Utica Comets will cap off another fantastic regular season with Fan Appreciation Weekend at the Utica Memorial Auditorium this weekend as a "thank you" to their fans for all the support they have given the team this season. In addition…

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Apr. 12, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned defenseman Andrey Pedan and forward Brendan Gaunce to the AHL Utica Comets. In addition, the Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced that…

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Apr. 12, 2016

After clinching the franchise’s second Calder Cup Playoffs appearance, Utica Comets President Robert Esche has announced ticket information for the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs. Season ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase their seats…

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Apr. 11, 2016

The Comets will honor Smith’s legacy prior to Friday’s game against the Syracuse Crunch.

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Apr. 10, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 @ IceCaps 7

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Apr. 10, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned Ronalds Kenins and Mike Zalewski to the AHL Utica Comets. Kenins, 25, has recorded 21 points (4-17-21) in 38 games with the Comets this season. He also appeared…

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Apr. 09, 2016

For the second consecutive season, the Utica Comets will be playing in the Calder Cup playoffs. The Comets secured their spot in the annual postseason tournament after they forced overtime and secured a point against the St. John’s IceCaps earlier…

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Apr. 09, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 @ IceCaps 3 (OT)

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Apr. 08, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has recalled Curtis Valk from the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL. Valk, 23, collected four points (1-3-4) and two penalty minutes in seven games for the Comets. Last season…

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Apr. 08, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Mike Zalewski from the AHL Utica Comets. Zalewski, 23, recorded 30 points (14-16-30) in 55 games with the Utica Comets this season, ranking tied for seventh…

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Apr. 07, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled forward Ronalds Kenins from the AHL Utica Comets. Kenins, 25, has recorded 21 points (4-17-21) in 38 games with the Comets this season. He also appeared in six games…

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Apr. 06, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club have signed forward Michael Pereira to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Conacher also announced that the Comets have reassigned forward Curtis Valk to the Kalamazoo…

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Apr. 06, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets vs Senators (7pm)

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Apr. 05, 2016

FINAL: Whitesboro 10 vs. New Hartford 7

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Apr. 04, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has released forward Greger Hanson from his professional tryout contract (PTO). With the Comets, Hanson did not record a point in 10 games. Earlier this season, Hanson…

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Apr. 03, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has released forward Michael Pereira from his professional tryout contract (PTO). Pereira, 24, scored once and added an assist in 14 games and picked up six penalty minutes…

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Apr. 03, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 vs. Crunch 7

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Apr. 02, 2016

FINAL: Comets 4 @ Senators 1

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Apr. 01, 2016

FINAL: Comets 5 vs. Falcons 2

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Mar. 31, 2016

The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Carter Bancks has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Utica community during the 2015-16 season. In his second…

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Mar. 31, 2016

"It's fun moving," proclaimed T.J. Hensick. "At the same time, day by day, it's a new adventure."

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Mar. 29, 2016

FINAL: Comets 3 vs. Amerks 2

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Mar. 28, 2016

The Save of the Day Foundation have selected six non-profit organizations as the recipients of the 2016 grants in education, health and wellness, and fitness. Beginning with education, the Foundation will award $20,000 to the Utica Zoo to help them renovate…

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Mar. 28, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has released forward Evan Rankin from his professional tryout contracts (PTO). Rankin, 29, did not record a point in three games for the Comets. This season, Rankin…

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Mar. 26, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets 5 @ Senators 1

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Mar. 25, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned right wing Alexandre Grenier to the AHL Utica Comets. Grenier, 24, has appeared in 57 games with Utica this season, where he has registered 37 points (13-24-37)…

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Mar. 25, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has recalled Curtis Valk from the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL. Valk, 23, appeared in one game for the Comets this year and did not record a point. Last season he also…

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Mar. 25, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Bears 2 (OT)

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Mar. 24, 2016

This is Austynn. A six-year-old with a gorgeous smile, a goofy personality, and a caring heart. She’s also a fighter, but not in the way you might think. When Austynn was two years old, she was diagnosed with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy, which affects…

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Mar. 23, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. Crunch 3

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Mar. 21, 2016

At the game on Friday, March 25, the Utica Comets will be giving fans the opportunity to own a piece of Comets history by holding an in-game silent auction of eight different jerseys that highlight a celebrated moment in time from the team’s first…

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Mar. 20, 2016

FINAL: Comets 2 vs. Senators 3 (SO)

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Mar. 19, 2016

Higgins had appeared in 22 games for the Comets this season, registering 13 points (9-4-13) including his first AHL hat trick on March 13th at Providence.

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Mar. 19, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs Devils 5

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Mar. 18, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 vs. IceCaps 2 (OT)

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Mar. 17, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Evan Rankin and defenseman William Wrenn to professional tryout contracts (PTO). In addition, Conacher announced that the Comets have signed center…

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Mar. 17, 2016

Former Comet forward recorded 20 points and 149 penalty minutes in 73 games with Utica.

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Mar. 15, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled centre Brendan Gaunce and defenceman Andrey Pedan from the AHL Utica Comets. Gaunce, 21, has appeared in 43 games for Utica this season, where he currently ranks…

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Mar. 15, 2016

To understand Cole Cassels' welcome to the Utica Comets, you have to take a look at where he's been. Six months in as a pro and Cassels gets it. “It” being why hockey fans in the Mohawk Valley are so passionate about hockey. "Before…

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Mar. 14, 2016

Team photos for all fans in attendance, too!

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Mar. 14, 2016

Comets second leading point-scorer returns for the playoff push.

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Mar. 13, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets 5 @ Bruins 3

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Mar. 12, 2016

GAMEDAY: Comets 3 @ Devils 4

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Mar. 11, 2016

FINAL: Comets 1 @ Amerks 3

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Mar. 10, 2016

Comets forward Darren Archibald is known as a player who will do whatever it takes for the team. Score in your first game back at The AUD? Check. Deliver bone-crushing hits to opponents? Check. Bury three pucks into the back of the net of the best team…

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Mar. 09, 2016

"Bachman is Really King," screamed the Washington Post’s headline on Apr. 9, 1985, for Stephen P. Brown's ground breaking article that exposed legendary author Stephen King as the man writing behind the pseudonym Richard Bachman.…

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Mar. 09, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher has announced that the club has signed forward Michael Pereira from his professional tryout contract (PTO). This is the second PTO the forward has signed with the club.

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Mar. 07, 2016

Comets land T.J. Hensick for push for playoffs.

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Mar. 06, 2016

FINAL: Comets 5 @ Marlies 4

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Mar. 05, 2016

The Utica Comets jumped out to a 2-0 lead and then held off the Springfield Falcons onslaught Saturday night to win 2-1 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The game came down to a matter of inches, as the Falcons had a goal waved off due to a high with…

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Mar. 04, 2016

So….who remembers the Howard Johnson Motel on Utica's North Genesee Street? Springfield Falcons' goaltending coach Corey Schwab can. Schwab, 45, played his last game as a Utica Devil in 1993, before the existence of the DVD. A Calder Cup…

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Mar. 04, 2016

The Utica Comets came out of the gates firing on all cylinders Friday night, striking twice in the first period, on their way to defeating the Toronto Marlies 4-0 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Joe Cannata stopped all 33 Marlies shots to send the…

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Mar. 03, 2016

The Utica Jr. Comets Elite are excited to announce Utica College Men’s Ice Hockey coach, Gary Heenan, has officially inked a new two-year agreement that solidifies him as the power skating and skill development coach exclusively with the Utica…

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Mar. 03, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Kellen Jones to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Earlier this season, Jones recorded three points (1-2-3) in 12 games for the Bakersfield Condors.…

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Mar. 02, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Greger Hanson to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Earlier this season, Hanson recorded four points (2-2-4) in 17 games for the San Jose Barracuda.…

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Mar. 02, 2016

The 2004 and 2006 Jr. Comets Elite team, along with their family and friends, gathered at Aqua Vino restaurant earlier this week to celebrate the culmination of what was an extremely successful and memorable year. The two teams enjoyed the night together,…

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Mar. 01, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled centre Brendan Gaunce from the AHL Utica Comets. Gaunce, 21, has appeared in 43 games for Utica this season, where he currently leads Comets skaters in points (33)…

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Mar. 01, 2016

This year an extraordinary transformation continues at The AUD.  Now in his third season as coach of the Utica Comets, Travis Green has witnessed both the franchise and the players grow. Prior to every Comets' radio broadcast this season, fans…

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Feb. 28, 2016

The Utica Comets could not complete the weekend three-in-three sweep and were dropped by the Hershey Bears 5-1 on at the GIANT Center Sunday night. Alexandre Grenier (1-0-1) scored on the power-play, for the Comets only goal of the evening, while Richard…

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Feb. 27, 2016

Backed by goals from Alexandre Grenier and Jordan Subban, the Utica Comets defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms for the third time this season with a 2-1 win at the PPL Center on Saturday night. Joe Cannata made 20 saves in the win, while Alexandre Grenier…

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Feb. 26, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has signed forward Brandon Marino to a professional tryout contract (PTO). Marino, 29, scored once and picked up four penalty minutes in eight games for the Comets…

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Feb. 26, 2016

The Utica Comets scored in every period Friday night, including two goals in the second period, to defeat the St. John’s IceCaps 4-1 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Carter Bancks (1-1-2), and Brandon Prust (0-2-2) had multi-point nights for the…

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Feb. 25, 2016

Through the extreme generosity of Utica Comet fans, the team is proud to announce that Clinton Comets Heritage Night raised $60,446 on Saturday night at The AUD. Proceeds raised for the Save of the Day Foundation will be dedicated towards locally…

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Feb. 24, 2016

It's no secret that the Sitrin Comettes dance team adds a whole lot of energy when the puck drops for Comets hockey at The AUD. Utica Comets' fans have much to concentrate on when attending home games. There is (of course) the 60 minutes of regulation…

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Feb. 23, 2016

As the Utica Jr. Comets Elite season begins to wind down, the 2004 and 2006 teams celebrated a season of success with their Utica Comets mentors at Pin-O-Rama bowling alley. While the Utica Comets mentorship program has helped develop the youth players…

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Feb. 22, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have acquired Markus Granlund from Calgary in exchange for Hunter Shinkaruk. Granlund, 22, has split the 2015-16 season between the Calgary Flames (4-3-7 in 31 games) and…

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Feb. 22, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned centre Alex Friesen to the AHL Utica Comets. Friesen, 25, appeared in his first NHL game on February 15, 2016 versus the Minnesota Wild. The 5’10”,…

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Feb. 22, 2016

For Brandon Prust, the road back to the National Hockey League detours through Utica, and that is fine with him. Prior to making his debut this past Wednesday at The AUD as a member of the Utica Comets, Brandon Prust hadn't seen game action in nearly…

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Feb. 21, 2016

Saturday's Utica Comets' 39th consecutive sold-out home game at The AUD was no ordinary evening. Clinton Comets Heritage Night celebrated 90 years of Comets hockey in the Mohawk Valley, as well as those who made hockey in the Mohawk Valley possible.…

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Feb. 20, 2016

The Utica Comets jumped out to a quick start Saturday night, leading 2-0 after the first period, but couldn’t keep up the tempo, and ultimately fell 3-2 to the Albany Devils in overtime at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Ronalds Kenins (0-2-2) recorded…

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Feb. 19, 2016

The Utica Comets could not overcome two early Syracuse Crunch power-play goals and saw their eight-game point streak snapped at the War Memorial on Friday night by the score of 5-4. The Comets were able to cut the Crunch's lead to one goal on four…

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Feb. 19, 2016

If you’ve been to a Utica Comets home game in recent months, you may have noticed Comets players skating around the ice with flags during the pregame ceremony. No – not the AHL Utica Comets players – but rather Comets players a couple…

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Feb. 18, 2016

The Utica Jr. Comets Elite program is excited to announce that Dave Clausen, Head Coach of the Utica College Women’s team, will be the head coach of the 2005 Jr. Comets Elite team. Dave brings a wealth of coaching knowledge to the Jr. Comets Elite…

Hamilton News
Feb. 17, 2016

Once again the Utica Comets special teams stepped up to lead the team to a 5-2 win over the Portland Pirates. Buoyed by a power-play goal and a short-handed tally, the Comets completed the season sweep of the Pirates with a perfect 4-0 record. Alexandre…

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Feb. 15, 2016

Andrey Pedan had his first taste of “The Show” earlier this season. So, how was it? "I was excited to be up there,” said Comets' defenseman Andrey Pedan.  "I met a lot of great people there." Whether you're…

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Feb. 13, 2016

The Utica Comets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and never let up as they steamrolled the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-2 on Saturday night the PPL Center. The Comets outshot the home team 40-23 en route to their sixth win in their last seven games. In that…

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Feb. 12, 2016

The Utica Comets struck twice on the power play and were a perfect 6-for-6 on the penalty kill as the defeated the Binghamton Senators 5-2 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium onFriday night. The Comets have now won five out of their last six games. Brendan…

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Feb. 11, 2016

Pro Combine Schedule *Please make sure to arrive approximately 1 hour before practice time to check-in and receive personal SportTesting Identification Band. Monday, March 28th 5:00 pm- Learn to Play 6:10 pm- Mite A (Squirt A Off-Ice) 7:20 pm- Squirt…

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Feb. 11, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenceman Yannick Weber and centre Alex Friesen from the AHL Utica Comets. Weber, 27, has appeared in 35 games for the Canucks this season, where he has registered…

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Feb. 10, 2016

Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations Pat Conacher announced today that the club has released forward Brandon Marino from his professional tryout contract (PTO). Marino, 29, scored once and picked up four penalty minutes in eight games for the Comets.…

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Feb. 10, 2016

While the Utica Memorial Auditorium is most known for hosting Utica Comets Hockey, electrifying concerts, and other specialty events like WWE and the Harlem Globetrotters, this March, The AUD will host a different event, as the first Utica Jr. Comets…

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Feb. 09, 2016

The Utica Comets erased a second period 3-0 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton penguins lead before falling 4-3 in overtime Tuesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Penguins struck twice in the first period and then again early in the second period before…

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Feb. 08, 2016

The Utica Comets will honor the legacy that the Clinton Comets have built in central New York with Clinton Comets Heritage Night on Saturday, Feb. 20. The action-packed night will feature giveaways at the door, an increased 50/50 pot with additional…

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Feb. 06, 2016

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has reassigned defenceman Yannick Weber to the AHL Utica Comets. Weber, 27, has appeared in 35 games for the Canucks this season registering five assists (0-5-5) and 24 penalty…

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Feb. 06, 2016

For over 58 minutes the Utica Comets and St. John’s IceCaps engaged in a goaltender’s duel at the Mile One Centre. After that, Brendan Gaunce exploded for two goals to tie, and then win, the game by the score of 3-2 for the Comets in overtime. Gaunce's…

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Feb. 05, 2016

The Utica Comets struck early and often, and then never looked back en route to a 5-2 win against the St. John’s IceCaps Friday night at the Mile One Centre. The Comets first ever game could not have gotten off to a better start as the team struck…

Elite Program Announces Expansion
Feb. 04, 2016

The Utica Jr. Comets Elite program is proud to announce that the organization will be expanding for the 2016-17 season to include three additional Elite year teams. The Utica Jr. Comets will field teams at the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 birth years,…