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Lain traded to Edmonton

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced Thursday that the Canucks have acquired centre Will Acton from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Kellan Lain. Read More »

Jensen, Friesen spark Comets past Bulldogs

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets extended their lead on the Western Conference’s North Division to seven points on Wednesday night in a 3-2 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Comets, UC have business before Dome

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While both the Comets and the UC men's hockey team are excited to play in the Frozen Dome Classic this weekend, both have other games to worry about first. Read More »

Shinkaruk's two goals power Comets past Wolves

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets slipped passed the Chicago Wolves Friday night with a 4-3 win, for their eleventh on the season, in front of a sold-out crowd at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Comets blanked at home by Chicago Wolves

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets were shutout 3-0 by the Chicago Wolves at The AUD on Wednesday night. Despite outshooting the Wolves 30-19, the Comets suffered just their second regulation loss of the season. Read More »

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Comets win streak at 4, beat Amerks 3-2 on road

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - After their 3-2 victory over the Rochester Americans at the Blue Cross Arena, the Utica Comets have extended their win streak to four games, and have collected 22 out of a possible 26 points on the season. Read More »

Zalewski scores first AHL goal as Comets win again

CLEVELAND, O.H. (LAKE ERIE MONSTERS) - New Hartford native Mike Zalewksi scored his first AHL goal as The Utica Comets beat Lake Erie 4-1 Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

Markstrom gets fourth shutout as Comets win

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Jacob Markstrom pitched his fourth shutout of the year as the Comets blanked the Binghamton Senators 1-0 on Wednesday night at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Markstrom named AHL's Goalie of the Month

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The American Hockey League announced Monday that Jacob Markstrom of the Utica Comets has been selected as the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October. Read More »

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Comets hang on to win in wild 5-4 game against Flames

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets scored early and often Saturday night but ultimately just slipped past the Adirondack Flames with a 5-4 win at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Read More »

Comets come back, but fall in overtime

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets erased a 3-0 deficit before losing in overtime to the Binghamton Senators at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on Friday night. Read More »

Crunch hold Frozen Dome round table w/Comets

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - With the Frozen Dome Classic less than three weeks away, the Crunch hosted a round table discussion with the Comets and members of the media at the Oncenter to talk about the big event. Read More »

Comets win fourth straight

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WBNG) - The Comets ran their win streak to four games Wednesday night, with a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Read More »

Markstrom named Player of the Week

WKTV - The AHL announced Monday that Utica Comets goaltender Jacob Markstrom has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week. Read More »

Four goal 2nd period lifts Comets to third straight win

UTICA, N.Y. - The Comets goaltending continued to be the big story for the club, as Jacob Markstrom tallied his third straight shutout en route to a 4-0 win over the Toronto Marlies Saturday evening at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Comets beat Flames 3-0 in thrilling home opener

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets returned to the Utica Memorial Auditorium for the first home game of the 2014-15 season and blanked the Adirondack Flames with a final score of 3-0. Read More »

Horvat joins Comets for home opener

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - When the Comets take to the ice at the Utica Memorial Auditorium for their home opener Wednesday night against Adirondack, they'll have Bo Horvat, the ninth overall pick of the NHL Draft, in uniform. Read More »

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Comets blanked by champs in Texas

(WKTV) - Despite 29 shots on goal, the Comets were shutout 1-0 by Jussi Rynnas and the Texas Stars Saturday Night at the Cedar Park Center. Read More »

Corrado heading back to the NHL

(WKTV) - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenseman Frank Corrado from the AHL Utica Comets. Read More »

Markstrom shuts down Rampage

SAN ANTONIO - Jacob Markstrom returned to the AT&T Center for the first time since being traded at the NHL Trade Deadline last season, and paced the Comets to a 3-0 win over the San Antonio Rampage Friday night. Read More »

Comets fall in OT, take 3 of 4 points from Marlies in opening weekend

TORONTO, Ont. (WKTV) - The Comets let a third period lead slip away in Toronto, as the team lost 3-2 in overtime to the Toronto Marlies Sunday afternoon at the Ricoh Coliseum. Read More »

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Comets open 2014-15 season with win over Marlies

TORONTO, Ont. (WKTV) - Led by the team’s power play unit, the Utica Comets kicked off the franchise’s second season with a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Marlies at the Ricoh Coliseum, on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Comets with three goalie attack heading into season

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Comets open a new season Saturday and will have three goalies on the roster. Read More »

For one night in January, Utica will be at the center of the hockey world

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - With the AHL's announcement today naming the Comets, and the Utica Memorial Auditorium as the hosts for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic on January 25th and 26th, Utica has officially become one of the premier hockey towns in the country. Read More »

Excitement for Comets builds as ASG announced

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While the Utica Comets prepare to open their second season in the AHL, the league announced Tuesday that its annual All-Star Classic will be held at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on January 25-26, 2015. Read More »

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