Utica Comets vs. Chicago Wolves - AHL Playoff Series Preview

Josh W
April 22 2015 09:00AM

With the Comets entering their first ever post-season, it almost seems ironic that their first ever series will be against their NHL parent club's previous affiliate: The Chicago Wolves.  What a way to bridge the old affiliate with the new.

The locals of Utica are quite excited as their team has earned a post-season berth for the first time in this franchise history.  Not only did they earn a seed, they dominated the west, winning the Western Conference banner and have been a dominant force all season.  Locals in upstate New York have high expectations for this team. 

Those high expectations may matter little if you are facing the AHL's version of the L.A. Kings, or if your opponents have a strong string of good luck.  With that aside, let's look at the breakdown between these two teams as they are about to go head-to-head in the first round of the Calder Cup Championships.

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Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – April 21st, 2015

Josh W
April 21 2015 11:00AM

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Courtesy: UticaComets.com

We are back with this week’s Comets Militia report, where we review all the latest in news, statistics, rumours, gossip and made up narratives regarding the Vancouver Canucks farm team: The Utica Comets.  The Utica Comets have finished their regular season winning the Western Conference and have added a new banner to the rafters at the Aud.  

Read past the jump to see how this week went down.

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Utica Comets finish regular season with best record in AHL's Western Conference

Josh W
April 18 2015 08:31PM

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Courtesy: UticaComets.com


The Vancouver Canucks' top minor league affiliate the Utica Comets finished off their regular season on Saturday night with a 3-2 victory over the Adirondack Flames in the 12th meeting of the season between the two New York rivals.  

Canucks prospects Darren Archibald, Adam Clendenning and Alex Friesen all scored as the Comets pulled ahead to a 3-0 lead.  With 30 seconds left the Comets had to withstand an onslaught of goals against that almost saw the Flames tie up the game.

Continue past the jump to read about the outcome of the game and what lies ahead for the Comets.

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Comets Militia: Down on the Farm – April 17th, 2015

Josh W
April 17 2015 11:00AM

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Courtesy: Lindsay Mogle

We are back with this week’s Comets Militia report, where we review all the latest in news, statistics, rumours, gossip and made up narratives regarding the Vancouver Canucks farm team: The Utica Comets.  The Comets continue their winning streak, as they look towards the Calder Cup and try to win the West.

Read past the jump to see how this week went down.

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5 Reasons Why the Canucks Could Win the Stanley Cup

Josh W
April 15 2015 06:15PM

As we are about to start the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, any good analyst would look into the true talent of the team to see how likely they are to win.  But given how short the Stanley Cup tournament is, it becomes more of a crap shoot as shooting percentages and variances play a larger role.

We already looked at why the Canucks won’t win, so let’s look at what they do right and why they will win the 2015 Stanley Cup!

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