Four different players scored for Wilkes-Barre/Scrantonand outshot the Comets 27-20 for the game.
The Utica Comets’ preseason game with the Adirondack Flames is sold out.
The American Hockey League teams will meet Oct. 3 at Rome’s Kennedy Arena. The Flames, formerly the Abbotsford Heat, are the affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League.
Last year, the Comets also played their lone home exhibition game at Kennedy Arena against the Adirondack Phantoms – now based in Allentown, Pa. – and winning, 4-2.
The Comets will play road exhibitions Oct. 1, when they visit the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and Oct. 4, when they play the Flames again at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The Comets open the regular season Oct. 11 on the road against the Toronto Marlies. Their first home game is Oct 23 against Adirondack.
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