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 minutes. He has also skated in seven games with the San Jose Barracuda this season and 14 games with the Fort Wayne Komets. The Boisbriand, Quebec native played in 23 games last season with the Comets collecting six points (1-5-6) and six penalty minutes. The forward has totaled 28 points (11-17-28) and 39 penalty minutes in 78 career AHL games.
Roy was originally selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round, 56th overall, at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
The 2018 AHL All-Star Classic will be hosted at the newly renovated Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The two-day event includes the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, January 28, followed by the AHL Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony on Monday, January 29 and the 2018 AHL All-Star Challenge later that evening. The Skills Competition and the All-Star Challenge will take place in downtown Utica; all other events during the All-Star Classic will take place at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. For tickets to the two-day event, visit empirestatetix.com.