Location: Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NY.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: Utica leads 4-2.
Albany: 32-24-1-1, 66 points, .569, 2nd place in North Division
Utica: 24-23-7-2, 57 points, .509, 5th place in North Division
Comets Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Alexandre Grenier, 40 points (16 G, 24 A); 2 players tied with 37 points
Thatcher Demko, 12-11-4, 2.88 GAA; Michael Garteig, 0-1-2, 2.85 GAA
Last Game, Comets: Utica defeated Binghamton 5-2 at home on Friday.
The Comets have won three straight and four of their last five, putting them on the doorstep of the final North Division playoff spot, three points behind fourth place St. John’s; a mumps epidemic in Vancouver has seen 5 Comets go up and come back from the Canucks this week; goaltender Richard Bachman is on recall due to an injury to former Comet Jacob Markstrom; this is the second of a 3 in 3 weekend on home ice for Utica, who will host Bridgeport tomorrow afternoon; with three assists last night, John Quenneville is tied for first in the AHL among rookies in assists (29) and fourth in the league in rookie scoring (40).
Big first period sends Comets to victory (Utica Observer-Dispatch)
Trade brings excited forward to Albany Devils (Times Union)
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