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AHL, Comets schedule announced

(WKTV) - The American Hockey League has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 season. The schedule for the Utica Comets is as follows: Day    Date     ... Read More »

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Comets to host Flames at Kennedy Arena

Utica Comets President Robert Esche has announced that the club will host a preseason contest at the John F. Kennedy Civic Arena in Rome, NY on Friday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Read More »

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Comets home opener scheduled for Oct. 22

(WKTV) - The Comets 2014-2015 season home opener will be Oct. 22, Rob Esche of the Utica Comets announced Tuesday. Read More »

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Zalewski at Canucks prospects camp

VACNOUVER, B.C. - The Vancouver Canucks announced Monday that the expected roster and schedule of their Prospects Development Camp includes New Hartford native Michael Zalewski. Read More »

AHL implements drug testing program

(WKTV) - An education and drug testing program will be implemented for the American Hockey League beginning with the upcoming season, league officials announced Thursday. The Utica Comets are... Read More »

Comets parent club has busy first day at Draft

PHILADELPHIA - The parent club of the Utica Comets had a busy Friday, making three trades while making two picks in the first round of the NHL Draft. Read More »

Utica Comets to play Syracuse Crunch in first Frozen Dome Classic

A big announcement was made Wednesday in Syracuse. The Utica Comets will take on the Syracuse Crunch at the Carrier Dome. It's the first professional hockey game to be held in the dome. Read More »

AHL approves Abbotsford Heat move to Glens Falls

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WKTV) - On Monday, the AHL's Board of Governors officially approved the Calgary Flames to move their affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat, to Glens Falls. Read More »

Canucks fire head coach John Tortorella

VANCOUVER, B.C. (WKTV) - The Vancouver Canucks announced that they have fired head coach John Tortorella and assistant coach Mike Sullivan, Thursday. Read More »

Comets close out inaugural season with shutout win

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica saved one of their finest defensive efforts of the season for last, as they put together a dominant effort to shutout the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 2-0 on Saturday evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Comets secure winning record with 3-2 win over Marlies

UTICA, N.Y. - The Utica Comets came from behind in the third period one more time, as they defeated the Toronto Marlies 3-2 in front of a sold out Utica Memorial Auditorium on Saturday evening. Read More »

Legendary Utica Devils to present new Comets team awards Friday

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets will host their inaugural season awards ceremony prior to Friday's game and both Tom McVie and Eric Weinrich will be in attendance to present awards named in their honor. Read More »

Utica Heat? Comets put rumors to rest, are here to stay

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It was about this time last year when rumors began about the potential for Utica to become a host for a professional hockey team once again. Read More »

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Comets tame Monsters in overtime

CLEVELAND (WKTV) - Courtesy of a Pascal Pelletier game-winning goal, the Utica Comets lived to see another day as they defeated the Lake Erie Monsters in overtime, 3-2 on Thursday evening in Cleveland. Read More »

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Comets comeback falls short in Toronto

TORONTO, O.N.- The Utica Comets were unable to rebound from last evening's defeat in Syracuse, as they dropped a tight 3-2 decision to the Toronto Marlies on Sunday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. Read More »

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Crunch rally to stun Comets in overtime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Utica Comets suffered a gut wrenching loss at the hands of their rivals, the Syracuse Crunch, 6-5 in overtime on Saturday evening at the War Memorial Syracuse. Read More »

Comets eliminated from playoffs after Wednesday loss

(WKTV) - Playoff hopes for the Utica Comets were dashed Wednesday after a 4-1 loss to the Rochester Americans at The Aud. David Marshall scored the lone goal for the Comets, with Ray Kaunisto... Read More »

Corrado back to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, B.C. (WKTV) - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenseman Frank Corrado from the AHL Utica Comets. Read More »

Five goal second carries Comets past Marlies

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets used a team record five-goal second period to surge past the visiting Toronto Marlies on Friday evening in front of a sold out and rambunctious Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Brandon DeFazio named Utica Comets 2013-14 IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets are proud to announce that Brandon DeFazio has been named the team's winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the Utica community during the 2013-14 season. Read More »

Pelletier's three points leads Comets past Wild

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - After a tough two game set with Abbotsford, the Utica Comets rebounded nicely on Sunday with a 3-2 victory over the Iowa Wild at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Comets fall in OT at home to Heat

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets recorded a franchise record 44 shots on goal but were defeated 2-1 by the Abbotsford Heat on Friday evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

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Comets keep playoff hopes alive with shootout win

UTICA, N.Y. - It took a shootout, but the Utica Comets pulled out a thrilling victory, 4-3 over the Miwaukee Admirals at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on Sunday evening. Read More »

Comets keep playoff hopes alive with win over Penguins

WILKES-BARRE, P.A. - The Utica Comets inched closer to the playoff line in the Western Conference as they gritted out another close game with a 2-1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday evening at Mohegan Sun Arena. Read More »

Comets fall short at Aud against Phantoms

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A come from behind effort from the Utica Comets came up just short in the third period, as they dropped a tough 4-3 decision to the Adirondack Phantoms on Friday evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium Read More »

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