Utica Comets break AHL record for best start of all time


The 2021-22 Utica Comets now hold the record for the best start to the season in the American Hockey League since its inception in 1936. It was a convincing 4-1 win, Utica’s 12th in a row, so that the Comets blasted the Charlotte Checkers. , Calder Cup champions last year.

The night didn’t start off positively as the Checkers calmed the large crowd at Adirondack Bank Center with a goal within 2 minutes of the face-off, taking a 1-0 lead. Goalies for both teams would be perfect for the remainder of the period. Comets goalkeeper Nico Daws would remain perfect for the rest of the game.

In period 2, the Comets came to life. A shot from comet Robbie Russo bounced back towards forward Ryan Schmelzer who found Nolan Foote’s strip atop the net for his second goal of the season at 6:09. The Comets kept the pressure on and took their first lead of the game when forward Nate Schnarr deflected a Frederik Gauthier shot and scored at 3:13 pm. A few minutes later, Schnarr found himself in a similar situation in net. This time, it was on a shot from defender Reilly Walsh that Schnarr managed to put a stick for his second goal of the game at 6:19 pm. The Comets entered the locker room edging the Checkers 20-12 after two periods, holding a 3-1 advantage.

The Comets played perfect defense in Period 3, including an intense stoppage of a Women’s power play. Utica held Charlotte scoreless in the 3rd period and added an insurance goal into an empty net with just over 2 minutes to go.

The Comets face the Rochester Americans on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at the Adirondack Bank Center.

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