UTICA, N.Y. - Will Acton scored twice and Brandon DeFazio had an empty-net goal and two assists as the Utica Comets topped the Hamilton Bulldogs 5-2 in American Hockey League action on Tuesday.
Travis Ehrnhardt and Nicklas Jensen also scored for Utica (31-15-6).
Daniel Carr and Drayson Bowman replied for the Bulldogs (26-20-7).
Comets goaltender Joacim Eriksson made 30 saves while Hamilton's Mike Condon stopped 32-of-36 shots in the losing effort.
Both teams were 0 for 1 on the power play.