The Comets, who didn’t win until their 11th game in their inaugural campaign, 29 days into the season, got 5-on-3 power play goals from Alex Grenier and Dustin Jeffrey and some strong work in goal from Jacob Markstrom (pictured above) to earn the victory over the defending North Division champions.
A trip to the Western Conference Finals is just one win away for the Utica Comets after they took a 3-2 series lead over their second round opponent, the Oklahoma City Barons on Thursday night. The Comets 3-1 victory at the Cox Convention Center was just their fourth game of the playoffs that was decided in regulation.
The Utica Comets got back to their winning ways Tuesday night after they trampled over the Hamilton Bulldogs at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. With the win the Comets widened their division lead over the Bulldogs to 11 points.
After setting a franchise record last Sunday for five wins in a row, the Utica Comets did it again on Friday night as they trampled over the Oklahoma City Barons to extend their win streak to six at The Utica Memorial Auditorium.
After giving away the series’ first two-goal lead, the Utica Comets defeated the Oklahoma City Barons in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals at the Cox Convention Center. The Comets have now taken a series lead.
Oklahoma City Barons beat Utica Comets in fourth OT
The Comets, who got a solid game in goal from Joacim Eriksson – 28 saves – are all on the road, in the new season. The Comets will open their home season Wednesday when the Adirondack Flames visit Utica Memorial Auditorium.
The Utica Comets needed a shoot out on Wednesday night as they defeated the Rochester Americans in a six-round shootout at The Utica Memorial Auditorium for their first shootout-win of the season, which brought an end to their three-game losing streak.
The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Alex Biega has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Team City community during the season.
The Comets rode Jacob Markstrom’s 43-save performance to their sixth consecutive win against the Adirondack Flames on Friday night as the Comets slipped by the Calgary Flames American Hockey League affiliate 2-1 at the Glens Falls Civic Center. After struggling on New Years Day, Jacob Markstrom redeemed himself by stopping 43 shots on the 44 taken by the Flames. The second star of the game, Ronalds Kenins found his way on to the scorer’s sheet twice this evening with two assists.