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 MacEwen tallied the assists.
Josh Jacobs tied the game at one with 11:26 to go in the second, tipping a shot over Thatcher Demko. Kevin Rooney and Kevin Morris had the assists.
Brendan Woods regained the Comets’ lead five minutes into the final period, ripping a shot past Ken Appleby for his second of the year. Cole Cassels and Cliff Watson picked up the assists.
Demko stopped 20 shots and his record improves to 9-6-3. Appleby finished with 22 saves. His record drops to 3-6-1. The Comets power play went 1-5, while the penalty kill did not allow a goal in two attempts.
The Comets return to action tomorrow night against the Rochester Americans. Puck drop at the Adirondack Bank Center is scheduled for 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to utilize the ticket exchange website, StubHub!. The game can be heard on 94.9 KROCK and viewed on AHL Live.
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