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Comets win streak snapped at four, fall to Marlies in Toronto

The Utica Comets closed out their three-game road trip with a loss to the Toronto Marlies in the teams' fourth meeting of the season.

Posted: Jan 10, 2019 12:29 AM

Toronto, ON - The Utica Comets saw their four-game winning streak snapped at the hands of North Division rival, Toronto Marlies, in the form of a 6-3 loss at the Coca Cola Coliseum, Wednesday.

Tanner Kero continued his hot play, scoring twice for the Comets, while Brendan Gaunce increased his point streak to five straight games with a goal of his own.

Colin Greening got the Marlies on the board first with a wrist shot over the right leg of Ivan Kulbakov. Utica respoded 1:39 later with Kero tapping in a loose puck in the crease for his 14th of the season.

The first frame would end 3-1 in favor of Toronto, thanks to goals by Calle Rosen and Pierre Engvall, who scored 2:37 apart.

The Marlies added to their lead in the second, with Trevor Moore putting in a sharp-angle shot. The Comets would get the next two with Kero adding his second of the night off a deflection on a shot from Jesse Graham, and then Gaunce tipping in a shot from Jaime Sifers at the point early in the third, his 11th of the year, to make it a one-goal game.

That's as close as the Comets would get. Rosen scored his second of the evening at 7:14 of the period to make it 5-3, and Carl Grundstrom iced with an empty-netter at 15:51.

The Comets are back in action on Friday night at home against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Puck drop is at 7 p.m.

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