Utica Comets Lose 4th Straight To Begin Homestand Against Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 4-1

Carter Bancks of the Utica Comets


andrewchernoff By Andrew Chernoff

November 11, 2016

The Utica Comets began their 6 game homestand with a 4-1 loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Friday evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

It was the 4th straight loss for Utica, who were 0 for 5 on the power play and 3 for 3 on the penalty kill; recording 27 shots on the Phantoms goalie, Alex Lyon.

The Comets record now sits at 2-8-1-0.

Utica continue their homestand tomorrow tonight, against the Hartford Wolf Pack, who lost on the road, 5-2 to the Rochester Americans tonight. The Wolf Pack are now 1-5-0 in their last 6 games.

Carter Bancks had the Comets lone goal, while Alex Grenier had the only assist on the tally, to extend his point streak to 4 games.

Utica goalie, Richard Bachman, stopped 24 shots in the loss, his 3rd consecutive start for the Comets.

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