Comets to Battle Crunch in Preseason Series
by Mark Caswell, Jr.Aug 3, 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, Oct. 9 at 5 p.m. The first game of the series will be played at the Syracuse War Memorial on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. Ticketing information for the preseason game at The AUD will be announced a later date.
The two teams split their 2015 preseason series in Lyon, France with the Comets winning the first game 1-0, and Syracuse winning the second game 2-1 in overtime. All-time, the Comets and Crunch have played each other 20 times during the regular season. In the Galaxy Cup showdown, the Comets own an 11-7-1-1 record, and have captured the Galaxy Cup in all three years of its existence.
The Comets regular-season schedule will be announced, by the American Hockey League, in the coming weeks. Please continue to check www.uticacomets.com for updates throughout the summer.