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Comets Announce Opening Night Roster

October 10, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Utica Comets News Release

The Utica Comets, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, have announced their opening roster for the 2014-15 season. The Comets will play four games on the road, beginning on Saturday in Toronto, before playing their home opener against Adirondack on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

The 27-man roster is comprised of 16 skaters, 9 defenseman and two goalies.


#25 Darren Archibald

#34 Carter Bancks

#24 Brandon DeFazio

#8 Alex Friesen

#10 Brendan Gaunce

#28 Alex Grenier

#36 Wacey Hamilton

#21 Dustin Jeffrey

#17 Nicklas Jensen

#18 Ryan Jones

#15 Ronalds Kenins

#42 Patrick Kennedy

#19 Kellan Lain

#16 Cal O'Reilly

#9 Hunter Shinkaruk

#14 Mike Zalewski Defensemen

#40 Peter Andersson

#5 Jeremie Blain

#3 Alex Biega

#2 Travis Ehrhardt

#29 Kent Huskins

#4 Kane Lafranchise

#11 John Negrin

#6 Bobby Sanguinetti

#7 Henrik Tommernes


#30 Joacim Eriksson

#33 Jacob Markstrom

The Comets open the season on Saturday at 3 p.m. against the Toronto Marlies. Video streaming of the game will be available through while radio coverage will be provided by 94.9 K-ROCK. Tickets to the Comets home opener, on Oct. 22, are now on sale at the Utica Memorial Auditorium box office and online through Ticketmaster. For more information, call 315-790-9070 or visit

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