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Bachman Powers Comets to Shutout Win against Crunch

January 21, 2017 - Syracuse, NY - Richard Bachman made 20 saves for his first shutout of the season and 16th of his career to help the Comets to a 4-0 win over the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at the War Memorial. The teams skated to a scoreless first two periods with a defensive battle holding center stage. Through two frames, the Crunch were held to just 14 shots while the Comets were held to just 13 opportunities. Bachman and Crunch goaltender Adam Wilcox remained poised when challenged. The scoring finally broke open in the thir... Full Story

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Alexandre Grenier Added to 2017 All-Star Classic

January 19, 2017 - Utica, NY - The American Hockey League announced today several roster changes for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Utica Comets forward Alexandre Grenier (37gp, 13-18-31) has been added to the North Division team; Cleveland Monsters goaltender Anton Forsberg (12-7-2, 2.10, .932) has been added to the Central Division roster; and Tucson Roadrunners forward Christian Fischer (31gp, 16-16-32) has been ad... Full Story

Canucks Recall Subban, Reassign Pedan to Comets

January 19, 2017 - Utica, NY - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Jordan Subban from the Utica Comets and reassigned defenseman Andrey Pedan to Utica. Subban, 21, has appeared in 34 games with Utica this season where he currently leads defensemen in goals (9), assists (13) and points (22). Selected to represent the Comets at the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic, Subban also leads the team in power play goals (6) and ranks fourth in shots (83). The 5-9, 181-pound defenseman made his A... Full Story

Comets Win Fifth Straight

January 18, 2017 - St. John's, NL - The Utica Comets won a season-high fifth straight game to improve over .500 for the first time this year with a 3-1 victory against the St. John's IceCaps at the Mile One Centre. The teams skated to a scoreless first period as Richard Bachman turned aside all 11 shots from the IceCaps. Yann Danis stopped eight shots in the stanza that included three Comet power plays. Michael McCarron opened the scoring with his fifth of the year at 2:23. Chris Terry and Josiah Didier assisted on the goal. Wacey Hamilt... Full Story

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