Drew Bannister’s job is to develop prospects into future St. Louis Blues. And for those young men, this was a trying season — unlike any other.
Robert Esche had been hooked on hockey ever since attending his first Utica Devils game in 1987. So it’s only fitting that Esche would reunite the Utica community and the Devils organization.
Jonah Gadjovich didn’t play much in his NHL debut on Sunday, but the game sure wasn’t meaningless to him or the Vancouver Canucks’ player-development and AHL staffs.
Mike DiPietro, professional goalie, has played in only five games in the last 400-plus days — but he’s not worried. Rather, the Vancouver Canucks’ top goalie prospect says he’s made big strides.
The AHL Board of Governors has approved the relocation of Vancouver’s AHL franchise to Abbotsford and of New Jersey’s AHL franchise to Utica, effective with the 2021-22 season.
The Vancouver Canucks confirmed today their intent to relocate the club’s American Hockey League affiliate to Abbotsford, B.C., for the start the 2021-22 season.
Out of an abundance of caution in accordance with league COVID-19 protocols, tonight’s game between the Utica Comets and Rochester Americans has been postponed.
Utica Comets forward Vincent Arseneau has been suspended for four games as a consequence of a boarding incident in a game vs. Rochester on Apr. 30.
Utica Comets rookie Jett Woo talked about his transition to the pro game on and off the ice, his inspiration as a defenseman, and having a hockey-playing dad.
Due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Utica Comets, their games scheduled for March 31, April 3 and April 5 have been postponed.