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Canucks Sign Defenceman Tom Nilsson to a One-Year Contract

May 26, 2016 - Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Tom Nilsson to a one-year two-way contract. Nilsson, 22, appeared in 37 regular season games with Frolunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League this past season, where he registered seven points (1-6-7) and 34 penalty minutes. He also registered a goal and an assist (1-1-2) in seven playoff games. In 2014.15, the 6'0", 183-pound defenceman tallied six points (1-5-6) in 44 games as a member of the AHL Toronto Marl... Full Story

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Comets to Hold Year-End Equipment Sale on May 17

May 9, 2016 - The Utica Comets will hold their year-end equipment sale on Tuesday, May 17 at 5 p.m. at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The sale is open to the public and there is no charge for admission. Fans are asked to enter the arena through the Labatt Blue Ticket Entrance. New single sticks will be available for $90 each and three or more can be purchased for $70 apiece. Available used items include gloves ($40), elbow pads ($60), helmets ($60), skates ($100) as well as game-used socks ($1) and sticks ($20). Goalie leg pads ($50... Full Story

Comets Season Ends with First Round Exit

April 28, 2016 - UTICA, N.Y. - The Utica Comets third season came to a halt with a 6-3 loss to the Albany Devils Thursday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The Devils took the best-of-five series three games to one. Alexandre Grenier (1-1-2) had a multi-point night for Utica, while Alex Friesen (1-0-1) and T.J Hensick (1-0-1) had the other two Comet goals. Travis Ehrhardt (0-1-1), David Shields (0-1-1), Jordan Subban (0-1-1), and Jon Landry (0-1-1) each had an assist on the night. Albany fed off of a Comets mistake to jump out to... Full Story

Comets Ride Electric Crowd to Overtime Win

April 26, 2016 - UTICA, N.Y. - The Utica Comets rallied off of the electric Utica crowd to defeat the Albany Devils 2-1 in a tightly contested overtime battle to take Game 3 of the North Division Semifinals, Tuesday night at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Jordan Subban (1-0-1) and Alexandre Grenier (1-0-1) had the Utica goals, while Jon Landry (0-1-1) and Mike Zalewski (0-1-1) tallied on assists. Joe Cannata made some crucial saves in net for the Comets and finished with 27 saves. After some back-and-forth action for over twelve minute... Full Story

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