Utica, N.Y. – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that defenseman Mitch Eliot has been loaned to the Kalamazoo Wings.
Eliot has not appeared in a game yet this year for the Comets. Prior to turning pro, the defenseman played two seasons with the Sarnia Sting of the OHL, amassing 55 points (17-38-55) in 66 games this season.
Before his time in Sarnia, the Grosse Point, Mich. native played in 61 games at Michigan State University, collecting eight points (2-6-8) before joining the Sting during the 2017-18 season. The undrafted defenseman signed an entry-level contract with Vancouver back in December.
The Comets open the home portion of their schedule on Wednesday, October 16 against the Syracuse Crunch at 7 p.m. Opening weekend continues with a fan-friendly two-day Oktoberfest on Friday and Saturday before the team takes on the visiting Checkers and Americans. The weekend concludes with a Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Blue Oyster Cult and Silver Arrow concert on Sunday, October 20. Tickets for all events can be purchased online at www.empirestatetix.com or by calling the Box Office at 315-790-9070.
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