UTICA, N.Y. — Cody Kunyk had the winner and added two assists as the Utica Comets beat the Toronto Marlies 5-2 on Wednesday in American Hockey League play.
Wacey Hamilton, Evan McEneny and Curtis Valk also scored as Utica (20-21-8), the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, reeled off four unanswered goals. Borna Rendulic had a goal too, while Richard Bachman made 22 saves.
Andreas Johnsson and Andrew Nielsen replied for the Marlies (24-22-4), the minor-league club of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Garret Sparks stopped 28 shots for Toronto.
The Comets went 2 for 5 on the power play and the Marlies could not score on their six man advantages.