Utica Comets 5-4 OT over San Antonio Rampage

Alex Biega scored with 3:43 left in overtime Friday night and the Utica Comets rallied to beat the San Antonio Rampage 5-4 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

It was the third consecutive game to go to overtime for the Comets, who earned five out of 6 possible points during their three-game road trip through the Midwest.

It was the third time this season the Comets beat the Rampage, who lost for only the second time in their last 10 games.

Dustin Jeffrey
Dustin Jeffrey

, who tied the game with 3:20 left in regulation, had three assists for the Comets (16-5-3-0 overall).

Bobby Sanguinetti
Bobby Sanguinetti

Cal O’Reilly also had three assists for Utica. Bobby Sanguinetti, Ronalds Kenins and Alexandre Grenier also scored for the Comets.

Ronalds Kenins
Ronalds Kenins

Utica jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period and had a 3-1 lead in the second before the Rampage (13-6-2-0) scored three consecutive goals to take a 4-3 lead.

Alexandre Grenier
Alexandre Grenier

The Comets scored power play goals in the first and second periods. The Rampage scored a pair of shorthanded goals and on the power play.

The Comets’ Joacim Eriksson finished with 33 saves for his ninth win of the season. San Antonio goalie Dan Ellis had 29 saves.

Eight of the Comets’ next 10 games are at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

The Comets begin a four-game homestand at the Aud on Wednesday when they play division foe Rochester at 7 p.m.

They also host the Toronto Marlies on Friday and the Syracuse Crunch on Dec. 13.

Read more: http://www.uticaod.com/article/20141205/News/141209626#ixzz3L5zjqdQy

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