UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Utica Comets got their preseason schedule underway on Friday night, falling in a high-scoring affair to the Syracuse Crunch by a final score of 4-3.

It wasn’t all bad for the Comets over the weekend though, they bounced back with a win against the Rochester Americans on Sunday, 5-1, with familiar names in the scorer’s column, Foote, Walsh, Vukojevic, Okhotiuk, and Clarke each with a goal in the win.