Utica Comets Have Just Re-signed Defenseman Kent Huskins

The Utica Comets have just re-signed defenseman Kent Huskins to an American Hockey League contract for the 2014-15 season.

The 35-year-old Huskins joined the Comets in November 2013 on a professional tryout contract and spent the remainder of the season in Utica.

Huskins appeared in 65 Comets games and recorded three goals and seven assists with 31 penalty minutes. He’s played in 475 AHL games in a 13-year career and recorded 134 points on 33 goals, 101 assists with 295 penalty minutes.

Huskins, who played collegiate hockey at Clarkson, was drafted in the sixth round of the 1998 National Hockey League Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.

He was a member of the 2006-7 Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks and he’s also played in the NHL with San Jose, St. Louis, Detroit and Philadelphia. Huskins has 66 points on 13 goals and 55 assists in 315 NHL games.

WOW, What a great career! Comets will benefit from all that experience.