Amerks hand Utica Comets first loss of season

UTICA, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Comets entered the game at an incredible 13-0, but were upended at home by Rochester, 4 to 2.

Sean Malone led the way with two scores for the Amerks, with an empty netter clinching the victory as the fourth goal of the game.

Casey Fitzgerald and Brett Murray also scored for the Amerks, who are now 9-6 on the season and just 8 points away from the Comets in the North Division standings.

Rochester will have Thanksgiving Day off before resuming play on Friday at home against the Hershey Bears.