Comets fall in overtime to Thunderbirds

Losing streak hits six straight.

Posted: Mar. 16, 2019 12:04 AM
Updated: Mar. 16, 2019 12:04 AM

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-- the comets looked to end their five game losing streak as they hosted the springfield thunderbirds. good eveni! the utica cometsnte comets enter tonight on a five-game losing skid and needing something fast to stop the bleeding. they hosted the springfield thunderbirds in the final meeting of the year between the two. comets have won the previous three. captain carter bancks playing in his 304th game as a comet - tying darren archibald for most all- time. seamus malone - suiting up in his first pro game out of the university of wisconsin. --- nothing doing in the first - to the second. springfield on the power play - matt mangene on the far wall - snaps it inside the post blocker side on michael leighton. thunderbirds go up 1-0. --- to the third - comets have their chances - still looking for their first goal. chris driedger makes the stop - kole lind can'tget all of it and driedger slides over to save that too. close call there for utica. --- applying some more pressure - new comet matt petgrave throws it on net - it trickles through heading to the line but driedger reaches back to cover it in the crease. --- more than widway through - comets finally break through. zack macewen takes the shot - that's sto pped - but malone drags the rebound and snaps it home. first professional game - first professional goal for the illinois native. that forced it to overtime where anthony greco scored on a controversial penalty shot...
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