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Crunch foiled by Comets, 4-1

The Syracuse Crunch dropped a 4-1 game to the Utica Comets at the Adirondack Bank Center tonight.

After giving up two goals, Danick Martel found the back of the net for the Crunch but team was unable to rally back from the deficit. The loss moves Syracuse to 10-7-2-0 on the season and 1-3-0-0 in the 12-game season series against Utica.

Syracuse Crunch vs. Utica Comets

Scott Wedgewood turned aside 31-of-34 shots in net for the Crunch. Michael DiPietro stopped 23-of-24 between the pipes for the Comets. Syracuse went 1-for-6 on the power play, while Utica was 2-for-6.

The Comets were first on the board with a power-play goal 17:29 into the opening frame. Mitch Eliot fired home a slap shot from the center point off assists from Carter Camper and Francis Perron.