Amerks rally to knock out Comets

Three third-period goals lifted the Rochester Americans to a 4-2 victory over the Utica Comets in the winner-take-all Game 5 of their division semifinal series in Utica on Thursday night.

Comets’ Russo suspended for Game 4

Utica Comets defenseman Robbie Russo has been suspended for one game as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a game at Rochester on May 15.

Amerks edge Comets in OT again

In front of the largest Blue Cross Arena crowd in more than 16 years, the hometown Rochester Americans grabbed the series lead from Utica on Sunday evening with their second consecutive 4-3 overtime victory.

Peterka hat trick lifts Amerks in Game 2

JJ Peterka scored his third goal of the game with 1:29 gone in overtime to give the Rochester Americans a 4-3 win over Utica in Game 2 of the teams’ North Division semifinal series on Saturday night.

Comets double up Amerks in Game 1

Joe Gambardella scored the go-ahead goal with 10:31 left in regulation as Utica rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to defeat Rochester, 6-3, in Game 1 of their North Division semifinal series on Tuesday night.

Division leaders ready to shake off rust

Rest? Rust? Both? Who knows? Let’s see. The Charlotte Checkers, Stockton Heat, and Utica Comets all play their first postseason games tonight following extended time off.

Comets clinch postseason spot

The Utica Comets clinched a berth in the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs on Monday evening when the Belleville Senators dropped a 5-1 decision to Laval.