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Power outage: Utica postgame

When it comes down to it, kind of an even game in a lot of ways. One even-strength goal each way. Shots on goal just about even. Even-strength attempts pretty close to even. Both goalies made some big ones. The difference is an 0-for-8 vs. a 1-for-5. Talked kind of heavily in the gamer (and […] [Read More]

Halmo’s back: Utica pregame

With the return of Frans Nielsen up top, Mike Halmo comes back here. For now, at least. Wednesday at 3 p.m. creeps ever closer. He appears to take Matthew Pistilli’s spot today. The other lines revert to Friday-like, but the third defense pair appears to swap out entirely to get them back in. One to […] [Read More]
Categories: Halmo, Pregame, Utica

Utica! liveblog

The Utica Comets have a long and storied history. Sorta. They moved this year from Peoria. They moved to Peoria in 2005 from Worcester, Mass. (Last Bridgeport game against this franchise: Feb. 20, 2005, Sound Tigers 4, IceCats 1). Roy Boe bought that team from Peter Cooney (now a player agent; you may’ve seen him […] [Read More]
Categories: Postgame, Pregame, RIP, Utica

Scott Winkler, Kristians Pelss/Utica

Another terrible summer day in hockey. RIP, Scott Winkler, and hoping the best for Kristians Pelss. There’s a press conference in Utica on Friday to announce the arrival of the former Peoria Rivermen. Would imagine the Canucks got a heck of a deal to make that happen. Jared Waimon of New Milford is a new […] [Read More]