3/23/19 – Utica Comets vs. Syracuse Crunch

Good evening r/Canucks.

Welcome to the Farmies.


Subject: the Utica Comets visit the Syracuse Crunch.

RE: Comets attempt to build on last nights victory against the Laval Rocket to maintain some semblance of a chance at a Calder Playoff run.


Starting Lineup


Pyatt Kero Boucher
Gaunce Darcy Jasek
Malone Woods MacEwen
Bancks Gardiner Stevenson
Anselmini Blujus
LeBlanc Sifers
Petgrave Graham
Michael Leighton




Injury Report
Bachman Juolevi McEneny Hamilton Gadjovich Arseneau Chatfield Lind
Out for the Season Out for the season Out for the season Neck Injury Upper Body Injury DTD DTD DTD


Healthy Scratches
Saucerman Thomas
2 3


Streamable Clarity Improvement Notice


Continuing with last issues theme, going to be Players full name (jersey number) – place in streamable (if not outright obvious) then every sub sequential play featuring that player it’ll be last name(jersey number) – place in streamable (if not outright obvious) I’m also going to reduce the amount of hyperlink in the GOAL streamables, since that’s what I think MOST people are here for and don’t want some gaudy blue taking up the screen.


1st period


Comets in White



Score at the end of the first period: 3-1 Syracuse


Somehow shots favored Utica 14 ot 10…maybe because I kept having to turn away from the sequel to Cloverfield (shakey cam joke), but it genuinely felt like the shots on net were pretty weak and nowhere near that high. Hopefully Utica gets it together, with Boucher back in the lineup there shouldn’t be any excuses why they can’t get decent shots on net…


2nd Period



The Score at the end of the 2nd period: 5-2 Crunch




3rd Period



Final Score: 6-2 Syracuse Crunch




Period Team Goalscorer Primary assist helper type
1st Syracuse Cory Conacher Andy Andreoff PPG
1st Syracuse Cory Conacher Gabriel Dumont Alexander Volkov 5v5
1st Utica Reid Boucher Stefan LeBlanc Tanner Kero 5v5
1st Syracuse Alexander Volkov Cory Conacher Hubert Labrie 5v5
2nd Syracuse Ben Thomas Gabriel Dumont Boris Katchouk SHG
2nd Syracuse Alex Barre-Boulet Taylor Raddysh Cal Foote PPG
2nd Utica Tanner Kero Jesse Graham Reid Boucher 5v5
3rd Syracuse Alexander Volkov SHG




  • Comets once again outshoot their opponent by a significant margin, but are unable to find the back of the net…this time they outshoot Syracuse 34 to 23. They managed to hold Syracuse to only 3 shots in the third period, so its pretty unfortunate that even with 5 powerplays to Syracuse’ 3, they were unable to capitalize on anything. ESPECIALLY, with Reid Boucher back in the lineup.


Comets Three Stars

  • Reid Boucher – two point night, team high 4 shots
  • Tanner Kero – two point night, 3 shots
  • Zack MacEwen – 2 shots and actually tried tonight.


What’s Next?


Comets get a bit of a break from the monotony of getting shitpumped every night, and return next Friday against the Toronto Marlies for their final match of the season. The Marlies are 6-3-0-1 through the month of March with their most recent result being a loss to the North Division’s 2nd place Rochester Americans, by a score of 5-2. The Marlies will play Rochester again this Sunday to wrap up that season series as well, so both the Comets AND Marlies will be heading into that Friday match up well rested and prepared (I hope). Unfortunately for the Comets, both the Cleveland Monsters AND Laval Rocket won their games Saturday night meaning the Comets (assuming they’re still TRYING to make playoffs) are in an incredibly tight 4 team race for the final playoff spot. Fortunately for Cleveland, Utica AND Laval, the Belleville Senators have now lost 2 straight, opening the door for the bottom 5th-7th place teams to have a shot.


Until next Friday though (or possibly Saturday depending on if I have house viewings or some other shit throughout the week that exhausts me) I will see you all then! Go Canucks Go, god bless Canada, and oh yeah, Fuck Messier! Good night folks! (or morning, most likely)

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