Comets fall to Rocket 4-2

The Comets fell to the Laval Rocket by a score of 4-2 Friday at the Adirondack Bank Center.

Posted: Mar 17, 2018 12:26 AM

Utica, N.Y. – The Comets would start out the game on the offensive. Cam Darcy put them up 1-0 in the first period, after tipping a pass from Patrick Wiercioch past Rocket goaltender Zachary Fucale.


In the second period the Rocket would answer as Kerby Rychel beat Thatcher Demko glove side to tie it up at one. Minutes later Niki Petti gave Laval a 2-1 lead, as he knocked home a rebound past Demko.

Laval would extend the lead to 3-1 off of a shorthanded goal from Eric Gelinas early in the second period. Markus Eisenschmid collected the assist.

Chris Terry would then make it 4-1 in the third on a power play. A few minutes later Tony Cameranesi would get one back for the Comets off the assist from Darcy. The Comets would come up short however, losing 4-2 to the Rockets.

Demko finished with 19 saves and his record falls to 20-11-6. Fucale stopped 30 shots. His record improves to 10-5-0. The Comets power play went 0-4, while the penalty kill allowed three goals in six attempts.

The Comets search for redemption tomorrow night on the road against the Belleville Senators. Puck drop at is set for 7 p.m. The game can be heard on 94.9 KROCK and viewed on AHL Live.

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