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.
Moynihan, 21, has dressed in 12 games with the Wings this season registering a team-high eight goals and 14 points. The forward amassed 52 points (22-30-52) in 71 ECHL games played last season with the Alaska Aces.
Prior to turning pro, the Boston, Massachusetts native totaled 197 career QMJHL games collecting 166 points (78-88-166) and 186 penalty minutes.
Moynihan signed with the Comets on October 7, 2017.
Faust, 26, dressed in two games with the Comets registering one assist and a plus-one rating. The defenseman returns to the Idaho Steelheads where he has skated in 15 games this season collecting eight assists. Last season, the Bloomington, Minnesota native appeared in 69 games with the Steelheads recording 41 points (14-27-41) and 24 penalty minutes.
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