Utica Comets add another piece to build defense

The Utica Comets have continued to prepare for their inaugural season this winter with the signing of another player.

This week, the Comets signed defensemen John Negrin to an AHL contract. Last season, Negrin spent time with the Chicago Wolves and Lake Erie Monsters of the AHL. In 18 AHL games, Negrin scored two goals with three assists and a plus three rating. He also spent time with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL, playing in 44 games.

With the Wings, he scored two goals and had seven assists. Negrin is a product of the Vancouver, British Columbia area in Canada and was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames back in 2008-2009.

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