The Utica Comets were on the board thanks to Reid Boucher at the 4:35 mark of the first period. That was just a preview of what was to come. Reid Boucher struck again with a power-play marker.

Ryan Gropp from Hartford cut the lead to 3-1 12 minutes into the third period, That would be the last for Hartford with the final score 5 - 1.

The Comets are back in action Wednesday night as they take on the Laval Rocket. The puck drops at 7:30 pm at the Place Bell.

The next home game for the Comets is against the Syracuse Crunch this Friday, January 12th. The puck drops at 7:30 pm.