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 Kalamazoo Wings in goals (25) and points (43) through 44 games this season. He also leads the team in shots (171). In Wings franchise history, the 5-11, 188-pound forward ranks third in games played (440), tied for fourth in goals (162) and eighth in points (324). A Native of Mindemoya, Ontario, Taylor has dressed in 17 career AHL games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Comets.

For the latest Comets news visit or follow the team on Facebook (, Twitter (@UticaComets), Instagram (@UticaComets), Snapchat (@UticaComets) and the Comets YouTube Channel.

Back to All